What is Root Cause Analysis (RCA)?
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS (RCA) Most processes carry certain risks – and this is certainly true…Read More
Preventive Maintenance (PM) 101
Understanding Preventive Maintenance (PM) Table of Content » What is Preventive Maintenance? » Meaning & Definition…Read More
MSB No. 175: Integrity of equaliser cables on vehicle hoist
The Department has received numerous reports of failed and damaged equaliser cables on vehicle hoists, including those types with two or four posts.Read More
Understanding “T” Tank Air Oil Separators
Written by Stephen Ansell, General Manager at AME. A Safety Guide Air oil separators are used to remove…Read More
SIR No. 276: Fall from height after failure of retractable type lanyard
Summary of incident In June 2018, a scaffolder fell while crossing a void 5.7 metres above the ground.Read More
SIR No. 274: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker
Subject: Structural failure of fixed conveyor stacker Date: 18 March 2019 Summary of incident Note: The Department of…Read More
MSB No. 162: Inspection and maintenance of special purpose lifting plant and hoists
Date: 14 March 2019 Background Mines inspectors repeatedly identify plant such as shaft reliners, hopper trolleys, workshop mobile jib…Read More
Identifying the Right Pressure Release Valve Thread Type
Onsite – size identification of BSP and NPT fittings Pressure Release Valve Thread Types Pressure Relief Valves (PRV’s) are devices…Read More
Introducing OLI and your new Classified Plant Management System
They say good things come to those who wait. Now, the wait is over for launch of AME’s new Classified…Read More
What’s the difference between Ton and tonne? Which one is heavier?
Following the success of our “Difference between SWL/WLL/MRC” article around the world, another area of confusion is the difference…Read More
Are your Crane & Hoist Wire Ropes in good, serviceable condition?
Wire ropes used in cranes & hoists for lifting purposes will experience deterioration throughout their entire service lives.Read More