XIR Glass and Windscreen Regulations on Commercial Mining Sites

July 1, 2021

As of late, there has been an increase in shattered windscreens on commercial mining sites in Australia. There are several risks involved with these shattered windscreens, including the risk of injuring personnel by flying glass and having to cough up money for injury lawsuits. We discuss why you should reassess your current windscreen glass and consider implementing a more reliable XIR laminated glass solution on your commercial mining site to adhere to commercial mining site laws. Importance of Windscreens on Commercial Mining Sites  Several things can cause your windscreen on a commercial mining site to crack or shatter completely, from... Read More

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XIR Glass: How Windscreens Can Improve Performance On Sites

June 28, 2021

XIR glass is an excellent safety solution for your heavy machinery. Windscreens are a vital piece of your machinery on commercial sites, in particular for graders, drill rigs, excavators, bulldozers, and dump trucks. The commercial site law states that you are responsible for your workers’ safety. You, therefore, have to ensure that you are doing everything you possibly can to safeguard your personnel, as well as your equipment. And, as a bonus, XIR glass also greatly increases your workers’ productivity and minimises downtime.  We discuss just some of the many benefits of switching to XIR glass, and how it can... Read More

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The World’s Top 5 Biggest Mining Dump Trucks

September 16, 2019

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

September 5, 2019

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