All articles for "Mining, extraction of oil and gas"

High-tech keeps mine competitive

While competitors get their iron ore from open cast mines, Swedish LKAB must mine its ore from deep within the earth. High-tech production is the key [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Simulation and software,

In-depth piping

A new pipe-laying vessel, the CSO Deep Blue, is pushing the envelope of what is possible in deepwater piping. It will have the capacity to lay more [...]
Bearing housings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,

Alignment specialist acquired

SKF has acquired 70 percent of the shares in the Dutch service company Machine Support BV. Machine Support specializes in precision geometric [...]
Maintenance,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

Drill like a star

High-tech drilling systems from U.S.-based Baker Hughes Inc. can be the difference between make or break in oil exploration. German group member [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Thrust ball bearings,
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Unearthing mining trends

An in-depth look at the mining industry reveals that multi-disciplinary cooperation is crucial for its future development. In the early 1970s there [...]
Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

Service with a future

A long-term maintenance contract between a South African and a German company pushes the boundaries of outsourcing arrangements. It’s a leap of faith [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,

A smooth break-up

Like a common pepper mill, rock crushers grind and wedge their way to pebbles the size of sugar cubes. For Finland’s Nordberg-Lokomo, this daunting [...]
Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,