August 2000
Volume 52    Issue 8

Remote-control monitoring cuts maintenance costs

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 8, pp. 0-4
Lewis, Michael W.


PREVIEW:
The latest downturn in the world’s metal prices has forced many mining companies to focus on cost reduction and productivity improvements to remain competitive. Maintenance represents a significant part of the overall operating costs in the mining industry. A structured, proactive maintenance approach, such as reliability-centered maintenance, can achieve cost reductions and productivity improvements.


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