Engentus has had the benefit of outstanding support from our customer, BHP and the Advance Manufacturing Growth Centre in the development and commercialisation of it’s FIRST solution (Fully Internailised Reaction Socket Technology). Last month, our technical centre in Perth welcomed the CEO of AMGC, Jens Goenneman and its State Director for WA, Angela Doyle to demonstrate the system, which is close to final commercial release.
After more than two years of investigation, field trials and internal change management processes, the world’s biggest miner, BHP has adopted Segnut in its WA Iron Ore operations. This week saw the final supply agreement being executed between BHP and Segnut Trading Pty Ltd. The agreement sets in place agreed pricing and terms of trade and registers the product on BHP’s Global Contract Management system, allocating inventory numbers against which BHP operations can order Segnut.
The development of Segnut FIRST and its application in mobile plant GET applications continues to garner interest and support in the mobile plant sector, where the use of rattle-guns is being phased out but where the awkward nature of reactions arms brings its own safety issues.
Infrastructure Magazine has highlighted the development, which is now in its final stages of testing with BHP.