Mechanical Services

Projects have included all aspects of mine hoist plants; hoist rebuilds, installation and hoist related mechanical components, shaft, conveyances, ropes, sheaves and loading pocket. Other projects have included training, procedure development, troubleshooting, training and specialty equipment for rope handling.

Hoist System Design

  • Complete mine hoist system design
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic brake system design
  • Bearing design and troubleshooting
  • Gear design and inspection
  • Special purpose equipment design
  • Conveyances design

Onsite Commissioning

  • Complete hoist system commissioning
  • Onsite project management and coordination
  • Evaluation of maintenance and operating procedures

Hoist Evaluation

  • Finite element analysis
  • Cage free-fall testing
  • Evaluation of used mine hoist equipment
  • Hoist system feasibility studies

Emergency Response

  • Emergency repair of equipment
  • Accident investigation
  • Failure analysis

An example of some Mechanical projects can be found here: