Projects


Please select from the list in the left column for specific information on a selection of various past and current projects



FEATURED CASE STUDY - E-Clip Machine

E Clip Machine Case Study

Eclip Machine
  • Challenged to improve clipping reliability and performance
  • Solved issues with clipping head through improved design
  • Verified through feild testing to 99.99% clipping success rate

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FEATURED CASE STUDY - Rope Shovel

Rope Shovel Case Study

  • Issues solved with dipper design
  • Verified through scale testing
  • Dramaitic cost savings realised

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FEATURED CASE STUDY - Hurricane Dragline Bucket

Hurricane Dragline Bucket Case Study

  • 5% payload increase
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Scale plant accurate to 0.6% of actual field measured payload
  • 19% energy saving ~ 630 MWh per annum

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Features...

Taking the last ride in luxury:
2009 Australian International Design Awards Finalist

LC

Co-designed by LC and Sydney-based Transport Design International, the ALLONGE GSB developed by John Allison/Monkhouse funeral directors is a current finalist in the Australian International Design Awards. [More]

QLD Engineering Excellence Awards:
Hurricane™ Bucket - High Commendation

LC

The revolutionary, LC designed, CQMS Hurricane™ dragline bucket was awarded a High Commendation at the 2009 QLD Engineering Excellence Awards. The design enables an increased payload and decreased energy use. [More]

NASA - Mining the Moon:
Remote Automation of Scale Rig

LC

NASA researcher remotely controls Go 4 Mining scale test dragline machine from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston utilising research and technology developed by CSIRO. [More] [QLD Times Article]

Kador Mine Water Tanker Features in Mining Chronicle

Kador 150kL Mine Tanker

The Mining Chronicle magazine featured an article in the November 2012 edition on the newly designed 150kL Water Tanks. [Read More] [Read Article]

Gemco E-Clip Tool Head Redesign

LC

LC Engineering provided a redesign for the clipping head mechanism on Gemco's E-Clip machine, successfully developing an clever solution resulting in a high degree of performance and repeatability. [More]