Platinum Blasting Services selects LSM Technologies Tyre Monitoring Systems

Published Tuesday 15 Sep, 2015 by Peter Woodford

LSM Technologies are proud to be selected by Platinum Blasting Services as their provider of our Tyre Monitoring / Remote Web Based Reporting  / Analysis Systems and Training / Engineering Support Services  to enhance Safety on their MPU.

Platinum Blasting Services are leading the way in equipment innovation safety by being the first Explosives Manufacturing Company in Australia to fit MPU’s with a remote Tyre Pressure and Temperature Monitoring System.

The intent of the system is to prevent tyre fires caused by failed wheel bearings and or faulty brakes.

Platinum Blasting HSET General Manager, Peter Howe, delivered a presentation on our TMSystem and Safety benefits to the International Chief Inspector of Explosives Conference in April 2015. Platinum's MPU. Their design continues to spark interest and as a result we have been requested to deliver the same presentation to the Explosives and Dangerous Goods Transport Liaison Group which was facilitated by the Queensland Explosives Inspectorate in June 2015.

Due to the practical value of the system, Platinum Blasting Services have also been requested to draft an amendment to the Australian Explosives Industry Safety Group “Mobile Processing Unit code of practise” to include the use of a Tyre Monitoring System on all AEISG member MPU’s.

Peter sates "At Platinum, we are always looking for ways to improve our equipment with our focus on increasing the efficiency and safety of our blasting services". See Platinums full News Story on their Web Site.