Gas station owners understand the importance of fuel tank cleaning, which is why most clean their tanks in-house. Since you already have the tools and equipment, why not add it to your list of services? This is a competitive service, because it’s one that most mechanics and garages can’t accommodate—making... Read More
A challenge that every mined resource faces, are trade deals that potentially export more resources than the country requires to thrive. This isn’t something that occurs overnight, and is almost impossible to renegotiate once it occurs. However, without trade agreements with foreign countries—the financial resources required to mine are not... Read More
Mining is a dangerous job, but someone’s got to do it. Cave-ins, landslides, poor air quality, and explosions are some of the most common causes of mining accidents. Below are some of the most notable accidents in South America.
2010 Chilean Mining Accident
The 2010 Chilean mining accident is undoubtedly the most... Read More
It’s simply more convenient to refuel your heavy-equipment on-site, particularly when working on remote construction sites. You can even save quite a bit of money by purchasing your fuel in bulk. But what are the risks associated with storing your own fuel?
Creating A Site-Specific Fuel Safety Plan
If you want to... Read More
Electrical pumps are essentially the lifeline of all oil refineries, wells, and transport vehicles. Regardless of the type of oil being processed, oil won’t flow through the lines without being properly pumped from one line or filtration system to the next. With constant operation, electrical pumps burn about 80% of... Read More
Gold is one of the major metals and minerals mined in Peru. Some of its counter parts include copper, silver, zinc, and tin. With gold being a global currency, and one of the few that remains stable—mining has become big business in Peru. Globally, there were 3,100 metric tons of... Read More
On May 23, 2017 Rafael Zoeger, the head of Peru’s state energy agency Perupetro, announced that China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) will make a $2 billion-dollar investment in the 3.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves known as Block 58. Drilling will begin this year, with production to begin... Read More
The list of equipment you need in full operating condition while mining in South America and beyond is much longer than the three below. However, the equipment listed below is essential for the most basic of mining and construction—particularly in remote areas.
Air Dewatering Pumps
Air dewatering pumps are required for both... Read More
Alternative gas continues to increase in popularity throughout Peru. This increase has reduced the number of traditional petrol stations in Peru, opening the door for widespread growth of liquid petrol gas (LPG or LP) and compressed natural gas (CNG or NG) stations. This means that drivers must invest in converting... Read More
In an effort to boost efficiency, multi purpose fuel trucks have become the top choice of most South American mines. Versatility is one of the largest driving factors, but to get more specific, take a look at the top 4 reasons articulating multi-purpose trucks (AMT) are a must.
Terrain Is Unforgiving
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Oil refineries are complex operations which process multiple types of fuel. Each refinery determines the types of fuel they process, then creates the lines and adds the pumps and filters required to meet the specs of the product being processed. If you have ever looked at a photograph of a... Read More
One thing all high production refineries have in common is a desire to increase capacity. The faster you can process your oil products, the more product you can send out into the market—without expanding operations. Investing in quality high flow pumps is one method of ensuring that you meet or... Read More