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EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SERVICES INC. Winders Jeremy Driskell (front) and Joey Hager (back) install a 13,200-volt coil system from Dowding & Mills into a 6,500-HP motor for a power generation plant. EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SERVICES SAYS ITS CAPABILITIES WILL GROW WITH THE COMPLETION OF ITS NEW EXPANSION IN GILLETTE, WYO. GROWING EMS COMPANY PROFILE Equipment Maintenance Services Inc. www.emsusa.com Headquarters: Phoenix Employees: 114 Specialties: Mechanical, machining, welding, electrical rotating, hydraulic cylinder repairs, field service and predictive maintenance Susan Giest, shop controller: “We see great things in the near future with the addition of the new building.” 70 | EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM xecutive Vice President and COO Eric B. Hooper founded Equipment Maintenance Services (EMS) Inc. in Gillette, Wyo. in 1984. In 1987, the company expanded its services to Phoenix to cover Arizona, California and the Mexico area. In 1989, EMS expanded its services to Farmington, N.M., providing similar services in the four corners region of the west. Today, the company is a subsidiary of Dowding & Mills Plc, an electrical and mechanical rebuild company. “We work closely with them,” Shop Controller Susan Giest says. “They produce coils for the large generators and motors used by the power plants.” The Gillette location employs 64 of the 114 employees companywide. This branch services clients in Montana, Colorado, North and South Dakota, and Wyoming. “The intense coal operations in the Powder River Basin accounts for about 30 percent of the nation’s coal reserve,” adds Todd Colbrese, the general manager of the Gillette facility. EMS/Gillette offers repair capabilities for all of the various mining equipment in the basin, including electric draglines, shovels, haul trucks, drills and support equipment. The area also has several large power generation plants. EMS has capability of extensive repairs on all of the large AC motors up to 12,000 horsepower (hp). WINTER 2010
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Exploration & Processing - Winter 2010
Exploration & Processing - Winter 2009
Preparing for an Economic Upturn
Emergency Preparedness Case Study
quasar energy group
The Crossing Co.
Discovery Drilling Contractors
Mantra Venture Group
Alaska Clean Seas
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
TG Engineering Inc.
Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp.
Advanced Rig Services
Bell Industries Inc.
Canrig Drilling Technologies Ltd.
Equipment Maintenance Services
Galloway Oilfield Construction Ltd.
Latex Construction Co.
PC Gold Inc.
Processes Unlimited International Inc.
Global Industries Ltd.
Herman Oil Co.
Juhl Wind Inc.
MWD Services LLC
Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.
Oski Energy LLC
Powertech Uranium Corp.
Avanti Mining Inc.
BlackBrush Oil & Gas – Texstar Midstream
The Coeur d’Alenes Co.
Vibration Technology Inc.
Exploration & Processing - Winter 2010