Cum­mins’ fleet fuel fil­tra­tion so­lu­tion en­hances use rates in Zam­bian mines...

Zambian Business Times - - FRONT PAGE -

A to­tal fuel-fil­tra­tion so­lu­tion from power and en­gine multi­na­tional Cum­mins’ Fleet guard has en­sured that a haul-truck fleet at a large cop­per mine in Zam­bia has achieved use rates of be­tween 85% and 90%, af­ter pre­vi­ously ex­pe­ri­enc­ing op­er­a­tional dif­fi­cul­ties re­lat­ing to sub­stan­dard fuel qual­i­ties, which had re­duced the fleet’s run-time ca­pac­ity to 65%.

“Since the so­lu­tion was im­ple­mented in June 2017, the mine’s down­time re­duced sig­nif­i­cantly, as in­jec­tor and fuel-pump failures were sub­stan­tially less.

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