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Whitehaven Coal, Narrabri, Skyline Tripper. Twin Counter-balanced Retractable units


A 1982 Commission from BHP, Port Kembla to create safe egress from Blast Furnace Charge Cars, initiated development.
With Production Losses and Cost of Plant being ‘off-line’ due to breakdown or Maintenance, critical elements of the BHP brief in that ‘high-dust’ environment and operational function was… NO, Grease, Oil, Hydraulics, Pneumatics or Electrics
Twelve being ultimately supplied across an ‘up-date schedule.


Recent accidents involving Operator use of Mobile and Tracked Plant ( Conveyors, Trucks etc) in the Mining Industry has generated renewed interest wherein the operational function of the units (automatic, non-reliant human activation/retraction, removes or relieves discipline due to ‘in-built’ design.


Production Options..

  • Inclined or vertical,
  • Step-Tread or Rung,
  • Paint or Mill finish,
  • Anti-slip Rung and Tread safety

Client reference..
BHP, Rio Tinto, Xstrata, Whitehaven Coal, Loy Yang Power/Coal, Newmont, Eraring Power.


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