Author: GTE Group

Aug - 24
2020

GTE in the News

GTE appeared in an article in the West Australian on Monday the 24th of August, 2020. The article talked about the bouyant mining sector and skills shortages faced by companies due to COVID-19 and GTE was used as a case…

Jul - 10
2020

Mobile Machine Audit Procedure Development

GTE leveraged their extensive knowledge of mobile machines to review, update and improve a clients set of audit procedures for their mobile machines. The existing documents were reviewed against plant functional specifications, AS4024, AS62061 and manufacturer recommendations to develop a…

May - 07
2020

Deliverables for Mining Functional Safety Projects

’You don’t get, what you don’t ask for’   When auditing Functional Safety projects for compliance to the applicable standards, we often find the owner assumed all the necessary documentation would be delivered as part of the work, just because…

May - 07
2020

Net Promoter Score

At GTE we pride ourselves on providing a high quality service and delivering value to our customers. We actively seek feedback from our clients to assess how we performed on each project we execute. One of the key measures we…

May - 05
2020

PLC Upgrade

GTE completed the design, documentation, programming and testing works for the upgrade of two obsolete GE Fanuc 90-70 PLCs to Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs for a client. The PLCs control stockyard dust suppression systems using sequencing logic. This is the…

Apr - 30
2020

Stockyard Interim Striker System

GTE group were called upon by a client to install a stockyard interim striker system to restrict the movement range of mobile rail mounted machines . The system allows users to safety isolate active mining areas without having to fully…

Apr - 09
2020

Commissioning Support

GTE recently provided one of our clients commissioning support for their operations in Burkina Faso. GTE were instrumental in the commissioning of one of the first models of TECO MV VSDs installed worldwide for the mill on site. Support was…

Mar - 05
2020

Functional Safety Framework

GTE group created a framework to develop and manage safety-related software on Earth Moving Machinery (EMM). The framework was aligned to the requirements of ISO 19014 (EMM – Design and Evaluation of Software and Data Transmission), ISO 13849/AS 4024 (SRP/CS…

Oct - 16
2019

Jaurdi Gold Mine

GTE completed the communications design, drafting of P&IDs, preparation of control philosophy, control systems hardware design and procurement, PLC logic and SCADA programming and commissioning for this greenfields gold mine. The project was developed using ControlLogix PLCs and Citect 2018…

Jul - 05
2019

Conveyor Winch Upgrades

One of our clients was having major problems with their conveyor take-up winches across their site which was causing downtime and operational issues. GTE conducted an audit of their winches and implemented a number of changes based on the audit…