Parts Professionals Keep You Running

Worldwide Service, Locally

Mining is truly a global business. Falkirk Mining Company has a Terex coal hauling truck that was manufactured for Australia.  When that truck needed a replacement switch for one that had failed, the customer was unable to find the part. Falkirk called Interstate PowerSystems in Bismarck, ND. Harvey Goeres, the Bismarck Parts Manager, could not find any supplier inthe United States, but he was able to identify the manufacturer from the switch tag.  It was an Australian-made part. Harvey made an allowance for the time zone differences and came into work at 10:00 PM to contact the manufacturer in Australia.  He ordered the switch for overnight delivery.  Falkirk had the truck running and in service within two days, using a part that came from half a world away. A few months later another switch failed. Falkirk knew who to call, and IPS provided the switch again. 

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Updating Technology to Increase Customer Efficiency

Helping Customers, and the Environment

With Interstate’s assistance through the planning and implementation, Decker Coal won a substantial award from Montana DEQ to replace older diesel engines with new, cleaner diesel technology. The new, technologically sophisticated engines dramatically reduced diesel exhaust emissions as well as fuel consumption.  The cost savings within this program convinced the customer to replace the engines in the balance of their fleet. The benefits for the customer are immediate, and the benefits for the environment will last a lifetime.

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Categories: MiningPowerSystems