Conveyor belt systems are found on most mine sites across the globe. They are the most critical and essential piece of mechanical equipment in the mining industry, which maximise the production of materials, such as iron ore, by transporting them efficiently to save customers time, energy, and costs. These conveyor belt systems are comprised of ...
With supply chains in upheaval across the globe, PROK has extended its operations to meet the demand for locally-made, custom-designed idlers. Idlers are the foundation of every conveyor system, they are workhorses that keep products, goods and equipment moving out the door and it is important that they operate efficiently and effectively. That’s why PROK’s ...
Local manufacturing is something we remain committed to now and into the future. Our manufacturing capability both in Australia and our global locations is something we are really proud of. We recently partnered with the Australian Made Campaign to tell the story of our journey as an Australian manufacturer and the benefits it brings to ...
An overland conveyor system can only perform as well as its components. OLCs are a huge investment and the right selection of components is paramount to its success. PROK recently partnered with a key mining company in NSW, Australia on the manufacture and supply of overland conveyor structure and idlers to a new high-performance overland ...
A lot of time, money and manpower is invested to keep a conveyor system running efficiently. A big part of this is dedicated to monitoring and changing out conveyor rollers. Mining companies are faced with the task of changing out dozens of rollers on any given day, and sometimes this is done without knowing whether ...
PROK Conveyor roller maintainence - Visual Wear Indicators
Conveyor Pulley bearing failure is a common maintenance challenge encountered on most mine sites on a daily basis. When a bearing fails, eventually it means the conveyor will need to stop in order to repair or change out the entire pulley. This is a costly exercise and interrupts production.  So what are some of the ...
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The bulk materials handling industry faces some unique challenges due to the nature of its operations. The equipment and systems used to process materials face some of the harshest environments in the world. Crushers, conveyors, and feeders transport and process some of the Earth’s hardest materials, creating an inevitable issue around wear and abrasion. These ...
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Wear-resistant parts and structures are everywhere. Whatever the sector, material properties such as durability and long wear life are key to minimising maintenance downtime and reducing costs. In the mining industry, where the importance of these factors accumulates fast, it is prudent to invest in the best solutions that guarantee extreme hardness and shock resistance. ...
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Mining is a particularly complicated sector with its equipment, risks, safety concerns and service environment. The installation and maintenance of mining equipment are expensive as well. The large majority of operating costs are related to maintenance. Mining companies spend anywhere from 30 to 50 percent of their annual operating expenses on mining equipment maintenance. Conveyor ...
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Conveyor belt tracking is the ability to control and maintain the desired path of a belt and is often an indicator of the system’s health. Each new belt moves in its own path to its predecessor; however, belt tracking alignment issues can become present during any stage of the belt’s life.  So how do you ...
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PROK is proud to announce our latest partnership with Lifeline WA, Western Australia’s largest telephone crisis support service. Lifeline WA provides all Western Australians experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. We are living through incredibly difficult times, and the most vulnerable in our ...
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Our PROK WA team recently held a reunion for PROK employees past and present. The event was a chance to catch up and celebrate PROK’s journey and share stories and experiences about life at PROK over the years. The reunion was well attended by a group who played a major role in building the PROK ...
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PROK’s Flow Form steel rollers deliver an intelligent design with superior characteristics, suitable for high loading capacities, belt speeds and tensions. Designed in-house and manufactured in Germany, PROK Flow Form rollers offer features such as long life, low weight, energy efficiency, low vibration, and low noise levels. Our highly automated manufacturing process utilises a flow ...
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Premature bearing failure is one of the more common conveyor roller failure modes, resulting in unscheduled shutdowns and maintenance costs. Thankfully with the right sealing design this problem can be avoided. The biggest threat to the bearing is contamination. Once solid contaminants such dust enters the bearing, they can get caught under the ball bearings, ...
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After a certain service period passes, mining companies have two options: buy a new mining pulley or opt for pulley refurbishment. Mining conveyor pulleys are huge rotating components that run continuously for days on end. As is expected from any machinery, they suffer wear and tear and need constant monitoring and maintenance for an efficient ...
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Global conveyor component manufacturer PROK will be exhibiting at MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas from the 13th – 15th of September. As the world’s largest mining event MINExpo® brings together all the latest cutting-edge equipment, innovations, services and technologies from local and international companies MINExpo 2021 will bring together key representatives from across the global ...
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MEDIA RELEASE: 15/07/21 Global conveyor component manufacturer PROK has just released a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) roller which is lighter, more durable, and avoids secondary conveyor damage in the event of a failure, reducing the unscheduled downtime that costs mining companies millions of dollars in lost productivity annually. PROK Global Product and Engineering Manager Ray ...
Conveyor Roller Durability
Often referred to as ‘the arteries of a mining operation’, the mining industry cannot function without conveyors. If the conveyor stops, production stops. Conveyor components are therefore required to be robust and reliable to ensure the highest efficiency under a variety of different conditions. Choosing a dependable conveyor roller is an important step to ensure ...
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A highly loaded piece of rotating equipment such as a conveyor pulley will no doubt experience some level of deterioration over time.  Engineered pulleys will eventually start to show signs of wear and will either need to be refurbished or replaced with a new one. Usually, a failing pulley will show a few symptoms that ...
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After more than 40 years as a supplier in the North and South American markets, PROK has made the strategic decision to invest in idler manufacturing in these regions. The new facilities will service clients in North and South America and offer PROK’s full range of market leading idlers. The establishment of idler manufacturing facilities ...
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All equipment components are engineered in some way, however, the term “engineered product” is used to describe something tailor-made. When applied to conveyor pulleys, ‘engineered’ means designed specifically to meet the conditions of a particular conveyor. When done right, the result is a pulley designed for infinite fatigue life with the lowest capital cost for ...
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PROK’s engineering team provide specialised services and innovative turnkey solutions to clients located across the globe. Conveyors are the arteries of any plant so it is important they are maintained accordingly, but this can be challenging. Our market leading engineers and technicians have the capability and flexibility to provide tailored solutions to clients to assist ...
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In a world first, PROK has introduced new visual wear indicator technology to the market which assists mining companies to improve their maintenance planning. Our Original PROK yellow tube combined with the green inner layer acts as a visual wear indicator for maintenance teams so they can better plan their roller changeouts. This innovative feature ...
HDPE Roller Visual Wear Indicator
Idlers are a key component of a conveyor system, providing support to the belt as the material is moved along the conveyor system. A conveyor idler consists of a number of rollers and a frame. Idlers are required to operate in very harsh environments, so quality and durability is important. The use of poor quality ...
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The new equipment allows customers to check and verify pulleys before they are installed, leading to far greater performance and lower operating costs. This process was pioneered in the Australian mining market and has delivered significant improvements in pulley reliability for clients leading to lower costs and more tons of ore. PROK recently commissioned this ...
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Conveyor accessories help you ensure trouble-free, reliable and safe operation of your conveyor. By choosing the right conveyor accessories, production levels, operating efficiency and the life-time of main conveyor components and the conveyor belt can be significantly increased. When it comes to conveyor accessories, PROK has a range of high quality products and solutions available. ...
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PROK has a long history of manufacturing quality conveyor components for local and international markets dating back to 1948. PROK offer a wide range of engineered conveyor pulley solutions, available in custom designs to meet specific customer requirements. We engineer conveyor pulleys in a wide range of diameters and lengths to suit all applications. Globally ...
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The full range of PROK conveyor rollers keep conveyor systems running efficiently and safely around the world. PROK conveyor rollers are designed for smooth rotation, low noise, long service life and operating economy. Available in a wide range of types, sizes, designs and materials, they can be selected exactly to suit the speed, weight and ...
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Managing and maintaining an efficient conveyor system is full of challenges. These conveyors often run 24 hours a day 7 days a week and are continually at their design limit in order to meet production targets. Effective maintenance and selection of the correct components is crucial to optimising the performance of the conveyor, but sometimes ...
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After many months of planning, global conveyor components OEM PROK has officially opened a new specialist conveyor service centre in Newman to provide expert local conveyor solutions and products to the Pilbara. As one of the largest manufacturers of conveyor idlers and pulleys in the world, the opening of PROK Pilbara is a major milestone ...
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PROK Chile is excited to announce a major supply contract award at the Sierra Gorda copper mine (SGSCM). PROK will supply all idlers for the sites processing plant for the next 2 years and will also have a team of technical specialists located on site permanently to assist in optimising the sites conveyor systems. Sierra ...
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Roller replacements are an essential part of a mining conveyor maintenance schedule and requires heavy conveyor belts to be lifted and lowered at frequent intervals to allow access to rollers. This process can require up to five maintenance team members and involves many risks that need to be managed with the correct equipment, components, training ...
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PRESS RELEASE: 04/06/2020 Global conveyor components manufacturer PROK has been awarded a major contract for the design, manufacture and supply of conveyor pulleys at the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project, a joint venture between Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Iron Bridge and Formosa Steel IB Pty. Ltd, near Port Hedland in Western Australia. PROK will design, ...
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Roller change outs are a significant part of a conveyor system maintenance schedule and present many challenges regarding safety, efficiency and productivity. An efficient roller change is crucial as it out allows the conveyor to be back up and running much quicker, avoiding major disruptions to production. PROK has identified this challenge and worked closely ...
Roller changeout is not a difficult process with PROK technology.
The PROK brand has a long history dating back to 1948 and over the years has grown to become one of the world’s largest manufacturers of conveyor equipment. PROK was reintroduced to market as part of the acquisition completed by Miles Fuller of NEPEAN in November 2017. The reintroduction of PROK was welcomed with a lot of positivity from the market and has since seen the business experience an exciting period of growth.
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PROK pulleys are engineered for extended service in heavy duty mining and industrial applications, which means they are built to last. A key advantage of PROK pulleys is the fact they are designed to be refurbished, breathing new life into your old pulley. This is becoming an attractive option for many mining companies looking to ...
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Our partnership with pulley lagging specialists Elastotec is helping major mining companies to reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies. One of Australia’s largest producing gold mines has had great success with the introduction of the Elastotec hot vulcanised ceramic lagging (HVCL) on both drive and non-drive pulleys. To help improve the reliability of the mine’s ...
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From September 16 – 20, Arequipa Peru – PROK will be exhibiting the latest in Conveyor Technology!  Come and say hello at our booth #1567 – #1574 del pabellón C.
PROK will be at EXTEMIN Peru Mining Show in 2019.
PROK Conveyor Components is pleased to announce the strategic partnership with SKF and the introduction of the SKF Equipped program.  For the first time in Australia an original equipment manufacturer will be integrating SKF bearings into its products through the SKF Equipped program to ensure they are delivering the highest quality products to customers. Through ...
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As a Conveyor Component OEM it brings great joy and sense of accomplishment when your products are in operation for more than 42 years. After a recent visit to one of our major customers in Iron Ore, the customer has shown us rollers, frames and wind guards in operation since the 1970’s. With our Engineering ...
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A special thanks to all our friends, colleagues and customers in Chile last week celebrating the  successful launch of PROK Chile at Exponor 2019.
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PROKOMPOSITE, our latest generation roller is a true all-composite, light-weight, low-noise innovation that answers your need for a superior conveyor roller. For more information click the link: PROKOMPOSITE
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Supporting our growing portfolio of opportunities in the Americas region, our new service centre in the Fraser Valley has officially opened its doors. This facility and the local team enable us to work closely with customers and bring additional local technical support to deliver solutions with shorter lead times. For more information on how we ...
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Our new pulley manufacturing business has recently been awarded over 150 large engineered pulleys for Australian and international operations. The new capability extends our existing capacity in Australia from OEM plants located in QLD and WA. We’re delighted to bring back locally manufactured high-quality pulleys to the NSW market with a strong focus on customers, ...
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Sydney, Australia:  Australian privately-owned conveyor component OEM, PROK Conveyor Components Pty Ltd, a NEPEAN company, has finalised negotiations to extend its conveyor component capability with the addition of a fully operational specialised OEM pulley business based in Gosford, NSW. NEPEAN Chief Executive Officer, Miles Fuller, says the new business is a perfect extension to our ...
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PROK’s Vibration Acceptance Test Rig is the most capable equipment of its type in the market. Commissioned in August 2017, it’s been specifically designed and engineered to handle the biggest pulleys in the market today and tomorrow. The unique Articulating Arm arrangement ensures a 180 degrees of belt wrap, irrespective of pulley diameter, evenly distributing ...
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PROKOMPOSITE, our latest generation all-composite roller, is a low-weight, low-noise innovation that answers your need for a superior conveyor component. Our new composite rollers deliver significantly more value than competing steel rollers, from lower cost to corrosion resistance in wet and high-salt environments. They’re safer, quieter and more economical. PROKOMPOSITE rollers: Generate more than 50% less ...
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Yesterday morning 10 members of the PROK team attended The West Australian Events Program – Leadership Matters for breakfast, the guest speaker Fortescue Metals Group, Chief Executive, Elizabeth Gaines delivered a great speech on Western Australian’s fortunes and Fortescue’s future development. Leading the business on its remarkable journey of productivity and efficiency improvements and through ...
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Another challenge accepted and accomplished by the PROK Pulley Refurbishment team. A quick turnaround, with four critical pulleys delivered on time for a customer’s shutdown this week. For more information contact conveyors.au@prok.com
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Introducing our PROK Conveyor Components Australasian Customer Services team Sam, Lis, and Di are all passionate about our customers and their success and excited to be part of the PROK team making a difference for our customers, now part of NEPEAN Conveyors, PROK is considered the largest manufacturer of conveyor products in the world, and ...
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