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In working in the construction industry, most know that danger can be right around the corner. From unsafe equipment to hazards in the area under construction, accidents do happen. When they do occur, workers can end up injured or even worse. In doing your best to make the construction site you oversee as safe as possible, is all covered? If not, you can find yourself with an accident waiting to happen. Always Dig in with Safety So that you do your best to make safety your number one priority, remember the following pointers: 1. Grounds No matter where your next…

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Without mineral extraction, the world would be a completely different place indeed. Mining history goes way back in time, back to the days when mines were dug to find flint to make weapons. These days, the excavation of the Earth goes on in search of minerals for extraction. Australia experienced the gold rushes, and incredibly by the 1850’s was producing 40% of the world’s gold! Up Till the Present At present, Australia remains a major world mineral producer, so let’s take a look at what you need to know regarding mining tenement managing 1 – Impact For the Western Australian…

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Anyone who is in the pipeline business would be able to answer this question without having to think about it, as a combination valve performs some essential operations. For the rest of us, a combination valve enables air to be removed from the pipeline, whenever a vacuum is required. The mining industry requires many kinds of combination valve, as pressurised water is always needed, and with the ability to allow water into the pipeline, the combination valve enables emptying the system. Slurry Valves A slurry valve is used with liquids under pressure, with the liquid containing at least 10% of…

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The oil and gas industry is an equipment-heavy business, as it takes a complicated mix of machinery to pull oil out of the ground in an effective manner, all while ensuring the safety of its workers. If you have been tasked with managing the setup of a new drilling site, ensure that it has the gear listed in the paragraphs below… 1) Pressure sensors One of the biggest threats to drilling equipment are the various pressures produced as one delves deep into the Earth. A sudden buildup in pressure can threaten the integrity of drill bits, as well as the…

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If you have a major commercial or utility maintenance project on your hands, where will you turn to make sure you have all the proper working parts in place to succeed? As many project managers have found over the years, the costs to do both construction and maintenance continue to rise. As a result, there is the need to do one’s research ahead of any projects, making sure they can find the best parts at the best prices. If the necessary item for maintenance would be pipe plugs, knowing where to turn to get the best ones available is critical.…