Company & Culture

Jan 27th, 2023

WHY 2023 COULD BE THE BEST YEAR YET

We hope that you enjoyed the festive season and the all-important time spent with family and friends. As we start the new year, we take this opportunity to reflect on 2022, and what we expect for 2023. Looking.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 25th, 2023

WHY WA IS A GREAT PLACE TO START YOUR CAREER IN MINING

With fantastic weather, affordable quality housing, awesome outdoor activities, low crime rates and an expanding job market, Western Australia is one of the best places to live and work in the world right.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 23rd, 2023

WHAT IS A HD MECHANIC AND HOW DO YOU BECOME ONE?

The mining industry continues to thrive in Australia. Thus, HD mechanic jobs also continue to be in very high demand.   Do you love working with your hands? Do you enjoy taking things apart and putting them.
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Mining Industry,

Jan 18th, 2023

A CRITICAL SHORTAGE OF WELDERS THREATENS TO DISRUPT THE GLOBE

We know there is a skills shortage in Australia, but nothing aims to threaten the mining industry like the critical shortage of welders.  The problem isn’t exclusively felt in Australian mining. In almost.
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Mining Innovation, Mining Industry

HERCULES: CHANGING THE FUTURE OF MINING, ONE LOAD AT A TIME

The Hercules’ innovative curved dump body design is revolutionising the payload capacity of all classes of haul[...]

Mining Innovation

HOW A HUMBLE SHACKLE, CO-DESIGNED BY SCHLAM, WON GOLD AT QLD MINING AWARDS

A chance encounter at the WA Mining Conference & Exhibition in 2021 led Schlam to collaborate with[...]

Mining Innovation, Mining Industry

MINE DESIGN AND ELECTRIFICATION REDUCING EMISSIONS OF HAUL TRUCKS

The mining industry is continuously looking for ways to improve efficiency, cut costs and reduce carbon emissions.[...]

Mining Innovation, Mining Industry

MASTERING THE ART OF PAYLOAD WITH THE HERCULES BODY

Nearly 1,500 Hercules dump bodies have been designed and deployed across Australia, and that number is growing by[...]

Mining Innovation, Mining Industry

BREAKING NEW GROUND IN PAYLOAD OPTIMISATION

Dump bodies are moving into the earthmoving spotlight with a series of high-performance innovations that boost[...]

Mining Innovation

SCHLAM’S BARRACUDA MINING BUCKETS NOW BITE HARDER

Schlam, a manufacturer and supplier of products and services to the mining industry, has been certified as a[...]

Schlam Group News, Mining Innovation

WHY WE USE HARDOX® WEAR PLATE IN THE HERCULES HX

Like the Hercules’ design, the steel that we construct our flagship dump body out of has evolved over the last[...]

Schlam Group News, Mining Innovation

1000TH HERCULES BODY PROUDLY BUILT IN AUSTRALIA

In July this 2020, Schlam reached a milestone of manufacturing its 1,000th Hercules dump body in Australia. Now in[...]

Mining Innovation, Mining Industry

THE SCHLAM HERCULES NOW WITH HARDOX® IN MY BODY

Schlam has teamed up with global steel giant SSAB to offer the mining industry the world-renowned Hercules dump[...]

Mining Innovation

DT HILOAD TO DELIVER AS PART OF SCHLAM

Today Schlam welcomed established dump truck tray and bucket manufacturer DT HiLoad to the fold. The acquisition[...]

Mining Innovation

A DUMP TRUCK BODY WITH A HERCULEAN HAULING HERITAGE

The Hercules Beetle is a species of rhinoceros beetle native to the rainforests of South America. Not only is the[...]

Mining Innovation

TOM’S TECH TIP: FLEXIBLE DUMP BODY DESIGN IS BEST

Whether it be making sure you stretch before you exercise or being willing to change plans at a moment’s notice,[...]

Mining Innovation

AUSTRALIAN COMPANY BREAKING THE ICE IN THE HEATED TRUCK BODY MARKET

Mining is a global industry. It places people and equipment in all environments, often in some of the most remote[...]

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