Equipment News

New Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System Achieves High Production in Very Low Coal Seam

Caterpillar | November 21, 2014

Caterpillar has developed the Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System, designed for mining very low coal seams at high rates.

Redaelli’s expansion in North America

Redaelli | November 21, 2014

Redaelli, a global market leader in the design and manufacture of specialty steel wire ropes, announced that Matteo Bruzzone, who is based in Montreal, QC, has been appointed as Sales Representative Mining in North America.

South Africa’s major mines continue extensive disposal of redundant equipment

Clear Asset | November 21, 2014

Maintaining momentum of fiscal prudence and freeing up working capital, South Africa's major mines continue to proactively dispose of redundant assets.

ABB launches new hoist assessment service ‘Hoist Performance Fingerprint’

ABB | November 21, 2014

Structured and customized concept of new Hoist Performance Fingerprint helps mining customers reduce maintenance costs and improve safety and asset performance.

Survey winch survives the Arctic clutches of Siberia

Warner Electric | November 20, 2014

Geophysical survey trucks are worked long and hard, yet are required to consistently produce massive amounts of accurate data; day after day. When the survey area is Arctic Siberia, the working conditions are such that only the best engineering components can be used in the specialist equipment.

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The T 282, the T 262 and the T 252 all in a row.

New Cat 994K wheel loader features increased payload, power and productivity and lower cost per ton

Caterpillar | November 20, 2014
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Caterpillar’s largest wheel loader and handles significantly greater payload compared to its predecessor, the 994H.

Shredder pumps installed at historic Ellis Island

BJM Pumps | November 19, 2014

BJM's SK Series Electric Submersible Pumps with Shredder Action gets antiquated system back on line after after Hurricane Sandy and keeps busy tourist attraction up and running.

Pelican Introduces Three New Safety-Approved Headlights

Pelican Products, Inc. | November 18, 2014

To offer tough lightweight, safety-approved lighting options, Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced portable lighting and high-performance protective case solutions, has introduced three new safety approved headlights.

Sandvik, Barrick partner to improve drill safety

Sandvik | November 18, 2014

Sandvik recently tested a prototype of its Sandvik DR461i rotary drill rig at Barrick Gold’s Cortez mine in Nevada to evaluate its safety features and recommend enhancements before the product launches globally.

Benefits of Using Hydraulic Jacks in the Mining Industry

The importance of the mining industry need not be reiterated! Be it any minerals or other resources, the spike in demand for more reserves to be explored, has led to hydraulic jacks being used in underground mining these days.

Reducing environmental effects of cooling towers

IWC | November 17, 2014

The implementation of strict environmental regulations worldwide calls for mine operators and managers to take immediate action to reduce the environmental effects of their operations. Cooling towers, a crucial component of the mining process, have naturally come under scrutiny in recent years and it is therefore vital that cooling towers run at optimum efficiency to keep the planet’s water and air clean.

Tait wins contract to install DMR Tier 3 network for Manitoba Hydro

Tait Communications | November 17, 2014

Global leader in the design, delivery and management of critical communications systems, Tait Communications has struck further success in the North American utilities market with its Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Tier 3 platform.

5 Factors to Consider for Mining Door Systems

Mining is one of the biggest operations in the world but it is also one of the most dangerous …

Third Party Certification for Sioux Pressure Washers

Sioux Corporation | November 14, 2014

Sioux Corporation’s electric motor driven, industrial cold water pressure washers have received third party certification by ETL to UL and CSA safety standards.

Longwall mining demands safety and reliability in equipment

RMI Pressure Systems | November 14, 2014

The technology involved in coal mining around the world has advanced a great deal over the years, especially in terms of improving the health and safety of the miners. At the same time mining efficiency and production rates have also improved. These advancements have been made possible, in part, by the increasing use of high pressure pumping systems that power the critical roof support systems and allow the vast array of very expensive equipment to be recovered once a mine has been exhausted.

Top Cooling Tower Filtration Systems Reduce Water Consumption and Maintenance

IWC | November 13, 2014

Cooling tower efficiency can be easily maintained by installing the right filtration system. Keeping process-water clean is essential to maximising the efficiency and performance of an industrial cooling system

Hazlux® Industrial Luminaires Now Available with LED Technology for Greater Energy Efficiency

ABB Group | November 13, 2014

New Thomas & Betts Product is Safe and Durable for Hazardous Environments

Sandvik launches world-first fluorine-free mobile fire suppression system

Sandvik | November 13, 2014

Sandvik Fire Suppression has announced the launch of Eclipse™, a world-first environmentally friendly fluorine-free fire suppression foam for mobile equipment, and which rapidly biodegrades – unlike conventional foams that can persist in the environment for thousands of years after discharge.

Bluetooth 4.0 helps keep Construction Sites on Track

Iknaia | November 12, 2014

Knowing exactly where valuable tools and equipment are in “real time” can be key to a successful construction project, as can protecting employees in an industry where accidents and injury are an ever present danger.

Lloyd’s Register launches offshore collision guidance to the marine and energy industries with its new Guidance Notes

Lloyd's Register Energy | November 12, 2014

Mitigating the risk of collision at sea requires a deep understanding of the causes. New industry guidance issued today helps to make offshore operations safer for marine and energy operators.

Metso to increase its footprint in the Middle East by opening new sales offices and valve service centers in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar

Metso | November 12, 2014

Metso is opening new sales offices and service centers in the Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and Doha, Qatar, to support the strategy to grow its valve and field device business and to strengthen its service capabilities in the Middle East for the petrochemical, energy, oil and gas, and pulp and paper industries.

MechCaL Signs Deal to Retrofit 300 Anglo Platinum Fans

MechCaL Pty Ltd | November 12, 2014

Local fans and ventilation firm, MechCaL has been appointed by Anglo Platinum group to install 316 of their innovative fans at seven of the group’s mines.

SafetyBlu™ Inspection Kit Detects Hydraulic Fluid Injection Injuries and Reduces Operating Costs

Alerton International | November 10, 2014

Alerton International has introduced the SafetyBlu™ SB-450 Blue Light Inspection Kit, featuring a portable, high-intensity blue light (450 nm) LED flashlight. Used in conjunction with the company’s revolutionary FluidSafe™ fluorescent additive, the SB-450 kit locates hydraulic fluid leaks early on. This can help prevent injection injuries to mine workers, and also reduces fluid consumption by 5% to 7% annually.

Mining suppliers create more jobs than mining, report says

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 9, 2014
Mining suppliers create more jobs than mining, report says

The sector created 40,960 direct and 27,471 indirect jobs in 2011, paying $4.6 billion in salaries.

Holmatro's new hand pump range; innovative marvels for every industrial application

Holmatro Group | November 7, 2014

The saying goes, good tools are half the work. However when it comes to hydraulic tools the choice of hand pump is just as important. This is why Holmatro is introducing a new series of innovative hand pumps suitable for all industrial applications.

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