Our Projects

Project: Replace Dragline 303’s Tub Wear Plates

Client: Wesfarmer
Equipment: Marion 8750
Completed: March 2016
RMS Employee numbers: 28

Richglen Maintenance Services were engaged to remove and replace Dragline 303’s tub wear plates at Curragh Mine. Once all the tub plates were welded out, some further crack repairs in the revolving frame were completed during the shutdown.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents. The shutdown was complete ahead of time reducing the submitted budget.

Project: Shovel 1 Rail & Roller Overhaul

Client: Glencore
Equipment: P&H 4100
Completed: December 2015
RMS Employee numbers: 32

Richglen Maintenance Services assisted in a breakdown of Shovel 1 at Rolleston Coal Mine. Works completed included the removal and replacement of the damaged upper and lower rail and rollers. Extensive crack repairs were also completed on the car body and revolving frame.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents. Richglen’s team approach is reflective in the excellent safety and quality of the work completed.

Project: Rolleston DL01 BE2570 Boom Lower / Raise

Client: Glencore
Equipment: Bucyrus-Erie 2570W
Completed: July 2015
RMS Employee numbers: 16

Richglen Maintenance Services were engaged to change out the main suspension ropes on Dragline 01 at Rolleston Mine. Other opportunistic work such as boom repairs also completed during the shutdown.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents The shutdown was complete quicker than the submitted budget, this was achieved by a combined team approach. This team approach is reflective in the excellent safety and quality of the work complete.

Project: Curragh Mine Dragline 303 Maintenance Shutdown

Client: Wesfarmers
Equipment: Marion 8750
Completed: May 2015
RMS Employee numbers: 21

Richglen Maintenance Services were engage to complete a 10 day outage on Dragline 303 at Curragh Mine. The scope of work completed on the outage was targeted at propel gearing and swing pinions.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents As result of investigating the bearing failure on Propel #2 final drive pinion the onsite management teams came up with new spacer as a possible solution to correct where bearing was running on inner race. The spacers were fitted in Propel #1 and #2 final drive pinions assemblies.

Project: Curragh Mine Dragline 304 Maintenance Shutdown

Client: Wesfarmers
Equipment: Marion 8750
Completed: June 2015
RMS Employee numbers: 12

Richglen Maintenance Services were engage to complete a 5 day outage on Dragline 304 at Curragh Mine. The scope of work completed on the outage was the overhaul of two propel final drive pinions, carrier pins were machined.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents Through investigation it was found that a new final drive assemble was made up of modified shaft to accommodate a larger bearing on the inboard side. This modification reduced the distance between the centres of the two bearing carrier which in turn did not fit the existing machine lugs. The larger inboard bearing was removed, site management had a spacer fabricated to bring the modified shaft back to standard.

ENSHAM DL04 Main Suspension Rope Change out

Client: Ensham Resources
Equipment: Marion 8750
Completed: November 2015
RMS Employee numbers: 20

Richglen Maintenance Services were engage to complete to change out the main suspension ropes on Dragline 04 at Ensham Mine. Other opportunistic work such as boom point sheave overhauls were also completed during the shutdown.

Highlight: No accidents or incidents. The shutdown was completed within the submitted budget which was achieved by a combined team approach. This team approach again is reflective in the excellent safety and quality of the work complete.