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November 1, 2007  

Saudi gold mine strikes pay dirt

With the largest mineral resources of any country in the Persian Gulf region, Saudi Arabia is a land rich in gold and other precious metals, as well as petroleum. But most of the gold deposits are loc…

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November 1, 2007  

Training reduces reactive maintenance

Significant maintenance cost savings achieved at North America’s biggest copper mine are expected to be repeated at other sites using Advanced Equipment (AE) Simulator training technology developed in…

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September 1, 2007  

Using Predictive Maintenance Effectively

This article is part of an ongoing series. The introduction appeared in Machinery & Equipment MRO’s February 2005 issue and the series has run in every issue since. Previous instalments are archiv…

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September 1, 2007  

Survival of the Fittest

Organisms that can adapt to changing conditions survive, and those that cannot, die out. Mills in the papermaking industry have also been taking this fitness test, where those that can maintain demand…

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September 1, 2007  

World’s Largest Sawmill Cuts Sawbox Maintenance Time

Canfor Corp. has reduced maintenance time at its Houston, B.C., sawmill by using combination plug/receptacle and disconnect switches that allow workers to safely and quickly make and break electrical …

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April 1, 2007  

SKF’s Focus Turns to Energy Savings

Making it all the way to 100 is a rare occurrence for both individuals and companies, yet SKF has done just that this year. Its longevity is partly because the one-time bearing manufacturer has widely…