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The World’s Top 5 Biggest Mining Dump Trucks

When it comes to mining, bigger is usually better. Mines operate on large scales, and profitability relies upon the operator’s capacity to transport large quantities of resources, to buyers, as quickly as possible. For this reason, mining operators are increasingly in search of bigger, more powerful, and more efficient machines to get the job done. While there are fairly big trucks on the Kalgoorlie or Newman mine sites and roads our mobile repair teams can vouch for, they are rather smaller compared to the mammoths you can find around the world. In this article, we take a look at the... Read More

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Western Australia Hits The Mining Jackpot

Gold in Australian dollar hit an all-time high this year in June, as it soared past the $2000 an ounce mark for the very first time. Despite a surge in gold price, an annual review provided by DMIRS found that capital expenditure by the world’s 40 largest mining companies is at 10-year lows, even with revenue surging 23 per cent and profit rising 126 per cent from 2017-2018. Across the nation, mining investments have fallen for the 6th consecutive year and down almost $60 billion (63 per cent) in just six years, and even more so for WA with mining... Read More

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Things To See And Do In Kalgoorlie

If you are planning a trip in Kalgoorlie, don't miss on these spots and activities our Kalgoorlie team recommends!   Looking for gold!   Famously known for the gold rush in the 1900’s, Kalgoorlie offers a number of prospecting and fossicking services allowing you to hunt for gold and more. Activities can include prospecting for minerals, fossicking rocks and gemstones, mineral testing, camping and sampling. To participate in prospecting or fossicking there are a few golden rules to follow you will also require a mining permit, a 40E permit and written permission from tenement holder. There are plenty of things... Read More

How the windscreen has evolved

A look at how technology has changed the way windscreens are produced It’s funny to think that in 1904 the very first windscreen was no more than a thin glass pane that was only offered as an extra in the early Ford Model T cars. Fast forward to 2019 and we now have rain sensing wipers, panoramic windscreens, smart glass, and much more. As technology and innovative minds continue to propel the automotive industry forwards and upwards, the need for more has never been stronger. A vehicle is no longer a shell with four wheels and an engine that takes... Read More

Australia's longest drives

Counting down Australia’s Top 7 Longest Drives

Who doesn’t love a good road trip? Fresh country air, the open road and a final destination that you’re so eager to reach.  Whether you’re travelling with a partner or the whole family, if there’s one thing we can all agree on is that a road trip can really test your patience. Being confined to a small space for 300-400kms can start to bring out the worst in people, that’s why we always recommend in-car entertainment. But what about those really really long drives? We’ve all probably driven down south to Margaret River (270km from Perth CBD) or Pemberton (324km... Read More

7 Ways Vehicle Fleet Management Software Can Improve Your Business

How Vehicle Fleet Management Softwares Improve Your Business

You may have heard about this software at some point in time, whether it was your business partner, a random Google ad (probably targeted), or an automated email, but your company only has 3-5 vehicles. So you shrugged it off.  What you may not realise, is that vehicle fleet management software can actually improve your business in many ways, large or small. Fleet management software allows companies to manage their vehicle fleet more effectively and efficiently by providing real-time data that can help maintain optimal use of their vehicles using a centralised system. In this article we will explain the... Read More

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