Using wooden dipsticks? Treat them with care.

Using wooden dipsticks? Treat them with care.

Wooden dipsticks are a safe option for use in tanks as they will break and not cause damage to the bottom of tanks when used correctly. However, they are a cheap consumable and must be checked regularly for wear and tear and replaced when damaged. Wood will absorb the product when dipping and this will affect the shelf life of the dipstick, so the more you use it, the quicker it will need replacing. For a better accuracy and longer lasting dipsticks, we recommend aluminium dipsticks. How to care for wooden dipsticks… Wooden dipsticks are made of a living product […]

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Secure and efficient tank gauging systems

Secure and efficient tank gauging systems

Tank gauging systems for the mining industry Featured article: African Mining Brief Rigana Manufacturing, a local manufacturer and supplier, says its products are helping African mines achieve bulk fuel management cost effectively. African Mining Brief finds out how the company is managing this from its CEO, Grant Pedler. While mines cannot control the rising cost of fuel, at least, they can manage its effects on their operations. What mines might miss is that, cumulatively, unaccounted millilitres of fuel lost in the supply chain ultimately add up to a fortune. That’s why for any company involved in bulk fuel management good management, control […]

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