Friday, 22 March 2019 09:17

How Contaminants Affect Additives

Particle contamination in a lubricating or hydraulic system is widely known as one of the most devastating contaminants. One effect of particle contamination that is rarely discussed is additive leaching. Many additives attach to particles and are removed along with the particle by filtration.
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 10:37

Long Service

WearCheck managing director Neil Robinson is very proud of the company’s low staff turnover and congratulates long-serving staff members.  ‘We appreciate people who spend many years with the company, as they have excellent knowledge of our customers, and this experience enables us to provide outstanding customer service.’ QUARTER CENTURY FOR…
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:03

We're Hiring

On-Site Oil Sampling Specialist (6 month Fixed Term Contract) based at Customer premises in Boksburg Main Job Functions: The successful applicant will be responsible for the co-ordination of the entire oil sampling program on a WearCheck Customer Site.   Position Requirements: Minimum Education – Matric Previous work experience in a…
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:01

We're Hiring

Lubrigard Onsite Sampler (Site: Izimbiwa Coal-Graspan) Main Job Functions: Sampling EME (Earth Moving Equipment) and other Mining equipment, including Diesel Fuel Samples Position Requirements: Minimum Education – Grade 12, Grade 12 Mathematics and Science compulsory Experience with working diesel machinery Experience working in a mining environment Key Responsibilities: Taking oil…
Monday, 25 February 2019 17:35

RS technicians ace their CAT certification

Four more of WearCheck’s RS (reliability solutions) technicians recently passed their CAT certification through the Mobius Institute, which is a worldwide provider of education in reliability improvement, condition monitoring and precision maintenance. This follows the ten WearCheck technicians who gained their CAT certification earlier this year. WearCheck is the certified…
Thursday, 21 February 2019 11:11

Mining Indaba 2019

The WearCheck team of condition monitoring experts who attended Mining Indaba this month reports that they were delighted to chat with many customers at the WearCheck stand, as well as answering technical questions from people who are new to the concept of condition monitoring. There was strong interest in WearCheck’s…
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:35

We're Hiring

WearCheck Lubrigard Onsite Technical Support. Klipspruit Mine, Mpumalanga Main Job Functions:Qualified / Semi Qualified Diesel Mechanic/Fitter Position Requirements:Minimum Education – Grade 12, Tertiary Education (Diesel Mechanic/Fitter). Valid Drivers Licence. Must be experienced and competent in working on Mining Machinery such as Haul Trucks, ADT’s, Excavators, Loaders and Dozers. Preferably 2…
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:36

Super Rugby 2019 Viewing Schedule

SUPER RUGBY! If that got your attention then, like us, you’re also a rugby fan! To make sure that our fellow rugby fans don’t miss a single match during the 2019 Super Rugby tournament, we’ve created a handy viewing schedule – download it for free on our website. The 2019…
Monday, 04 February 2019 11:03

You talk, we listen…

Our annual customer survey was recently conducted, and we sincerely thank the people who took the time to give us feedback. Your answers are critical to how we re-shape our business services going forwards. WearCheck sales developer Kay Meyrick extends her gratitude to customers for the positive feedback. These are…
Sunday, 27 January 2019 17:05

2019 Training Course Dates

Understanding oil analysis can help you and your company benefit when the condition of your machinery/components/fleets are monitored using oil analysis. Now is a good time to plan for when you or your employees will attend our next training course. Here are the 2019 dates: Oil Analysis 1: Understanding oil…
Saturday, 26 January 2019 17:53

WearCheck at Mining Indaba

African Mining Indaba 2019 takes place 4 – 7 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Our expert condition monitoring programmes - including oil analysis and other reliability solutions techniques - are already saving maintenance costs and boosting machine availability for mining operations around Africa. WearCheck makes these…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:56

A mine of information

In July, Quentin Gustav von Kleist joined WearCheck’s team in Johannesburg as a technical support consultant.  Quentin brings with him a wealth of experience in the preventive maintenance arena, with particular knowledge of the mining industry and related components. Prior to joining WearCheck, Quentin spent many years working in India…