Bucyrus longwall for Bogdanka coal

Crushing & Conveying  


Bucyrus has won a contract to deliver a complete, automated plow longwall to Polish mine operator Lubelski Wegiel Bogdanka SA for its Bogdanka coal mine in Puchaczów. Bogdanka is one of Poland’s largest mine operators, producing 7.86Mt of raw coal in 2008. It is the first complete plow longwall system sold into Poland.

A Gleithobel GH1600 plow system, suitable for mining seams up to 2.3m in thick has been ordered. Bucyrus designed the plow specifically for high productivity in very hard coal. The system will initially begin work on a 250m working panel at the mine, and will progress to a 305m working panel, 1.4-1.8m in thickness…read the rest of the article here.