The Asia Miner

OCT-DEC 2018

The ASIA Miner - Reporting Important Issues to Mining Companies in the Asia Pacific Region

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the asia miner • volume 15 • issue 4 42 SUPPLIER NEWS Weir's new facility, located in Clayton, Victoria, Australia, combines both the Linatex® rubber lining service centre and Weir Technical Centre at one address. With a history daঞng back to 1923, Weir's Linatex® premium rubber has developed an unrivalled worldwide reputaঞon for quality and is the rubber of choice for long lasঞng protecঞon. The range of Linatex® products includes the highest quality rubber sheet, hose and screen media. The Clayton rubber lining team is highly mobile, providing expert on-site service and support whenever customers need it. The Isomills that are lined on site at the Clayton facility are shipped to sites all around the world. Weir's rubber lining specialists train new rubber liners not only in Australia, but also in countries such as Kazakhstan and Mongolia. With the conঞnuaঞon of investment in Service Centres through South East Asia, more training is yet to come. The Weir Technical Centre (WTC) is dedicated to designing sise specific transport systems for mining operators using its proprietary pipe loop test facility, dewatering and separaঞon capabiliঞes together with its extensive experience in mining, tailings and backfill markets. Addiঞonally, the team at WTC has the technology and experঞse to turn tailings into useful products, and has an excellent track record in creaঞng a number of by-products including concrete, shotcrete and support structures. This new facility provides the space to carry out the innovaঞve projects the team are working on to reduce risk to customers, in respect to the final design, product selecঞon and ulঞmately the success of their system. Having both of these faciliঞes in one place expands Weir Minerals' global footprint, and also increases the company's capability within APAC to ensure that the region conঞnues to set the pace in wear lining and tailings applicaঞons. Weir launches new facility

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