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Publish date: 12/07/2018

NSW Riverina farmer Ken Brain has achieved more than a 50 percent cost reduction through switching from mains electricity to Cummins diesel generator power for irrigation pumping. Early in 2017, Brain acquired a property that was set up with mains power to drive a 100 kW line bore pump.

Ken Brain irrigation case study

Publish date: 12/07/2018

Longer engine life-to-overhaul and on-site support rated “second to none” are Cummins cornerstones of NRW’s fleet efficiency at the Middlemount coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Thirty-one Cummins QSK50 and QSK60 engines, all with modular common rail fuel system (MCRS) technology, are powering Hitachi excavators and haul trucks at Middlemount as part of NRW’s mining services contract with the mine.

Middlemount case study

Publish date: 12/04/2018

Cummins South Pacific and Indonesian partner PT Altrak 1978 are ensuring the success of a vast amount of equipment at Grasberg, one of the world’s great mines.More than 700 Cummins engines are in service at Grasberg – the mine in Papua, Indonesia, that has reached almost mythical status.

Freeport transition underground case study

Publish date: 12/04/2018

The reputation of the Cummins QST30 for long life-to-overhaul in rotary blasthole drilling has been further emphasised with one engine recently achieving an incredible 38,000 hours before change-out.

QST30 powerpack case study

Publish date: 12/04/2018

Norfolk Island, the former penal colony and now tourist destination located 1,600 km off the east coast of Australia, was abuzz with excitement recently when a Royal Australian Air Force Boeing C17 Globemaster landed and disgorged three new Cummins generator sets from its cargo bay.

It was a far cry from 18 years ago when the first Cummins gensets landed on Norfolk Island, transported to shore by whaleboats!