Fixing An Under-Performing Truck Of 2 Years
A tier 1 mining site partnered with Resolution Systems to deliver the next level of operational efficiency desired. Truck ‘DT06’ was on average 1.8kph (or 1 minute per cycle) slower than the rest of fleet up inclines. Following multiple unsuccessful maintenance interventions, it was decided to park the truck for backlog maintenance work.
Data Driven Safety And Incident Investigation
The engine of a fully laden Cat 793 stalled while travelling up an incline, remained stationary for 2.5 minutes and then rolled backwards reaching a maximum speed of 17.5 kph before hitting a windrow and coming to a stop.