Equipment News

Metso places mining division in back burner as sales remain poor

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 22, 2015
Metso places mining division in back burner as sales remain poor

Metso and its peers in a Nordic cluster of mining gear suppliers, including Atlas Corp., Sandvik and FLSmidth have been squeezed by spending cuts among miners in the last three years.

Altaaqa Global Installs Gas Power Plants in 21 Days in Cameroon

Altaaqa Global | May 21, 2015

Completed in only 21 days, the temporary gas power plants, with a combined capacity of 50 MW, provide the country with a new reliable and sustainable source of power

World Bank, IMF, UNDP and Diplomatic Reps Tour Sicomines Project to Observe Progress of the DRC’s First Infrastructure-For-Minerals Partnership Mines


Facilities scheduled to start production in the fall of 2015; seen as model for future foreign investment and development projects

Wearable Technology and Real-Time Analytics to Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents

BridgeCrest Medical | May 21, 2015

BRIDGECREST MEDICAL, INC. is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: “How Wearables and Real-Time Data Can Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents.”

This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like Editor | May 21, 2015
This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like

It has a “smart” pump, boom works faster, and burns less fuel.

Columbus McKinnon Introduces New Yalelift 360 ATEX Hoist for Harsh Environments


Built for use in explosive atmospheres and features unique 360-degree rotating hand chain cover

Mining companies could shift market share away from OEMs if product quality is compromised

Timetric | May 19, 2015

As mining companies reinforce their push to minimise costs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are at risk of losing market share if their product quality, after sales services and inventories, is not improved.

Nautilus Minerals named to 2015 OTCQX Best 50

Nautilus Minerals Inc. | May 14, 2015

Nautilus Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2015 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of 50 top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Marketplace last year.

Metso Life-Cycle Services and COGEP inc. partner to create the best solution for maintenance management in the mining industry

COGEP | May 11, 2015

This Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software will strengthen Metso Life-Cycle Services' ability to manage day-to-day maintenance activities for mining corporation customers and therefore reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve execution time.

Tenova Delkor Equipment for Asanko Gold Project

Tenova Mining & Minerals | May 11, 2015

Solid/liquid separation and mineral processing specialist, Tenova Delkor, was contracted to supply a 32 m2 belt linear screen for Adansi Gold (Ghana) Limited’s Asanko Gold Project. Tenova Delkor is part of the global group, Tenova.

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Step change in copper productivity

FLSmidth | May 6, 2015

While existing atmospheric leach processes leach a maximum of 95% copper in 20-60 hours, the FLSmidth® Rapid Oxidative Leach process can leach more than 98% of copper from concentrates containing as low as 8% copper in less than 6 hours; a faster and much simpler process.

Finning to buy Regina Caterpillar dealer

Business in Vancouver | May 6, 2015

Acquisition gives Finning access to Saskatchewan oil, mining and agriculture markets

Emerson’s new butterfly valve combines cost savings with high performance in meeting a wide variety of process application needs


Fisher® 8590 high performance butterfly valve features a highly optioned, single design platform that reduces engineering, installation, operational and maintenance costs

Ritchie Bros. 1 CA$215+ Million of Equipment Sold at Ritchie Bros.’ Largest Canadian Auction Ever

Ritchie Bros | May 5, 2015

Four-day unreserved auction in Edmonton, AB last week attracted 14,000+ bidders from 55+ countries

Teledyne Optech’s next-generation CMS V500 Cavity Monitoring System released

Teledyne Optech | May 5, 2015

Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce the CMS V500, a complete redesign of its highly popular Cavity Monitoring System that introduces a live video feed, cable-free operation, and other critical new features that improve safety and efficiency in underground mining.

Bauer opens flagship production facilities to halve lead time, even for engineered solutions

Bauer Gear Motor GmbH | May 5, 2015

Tuesday 5th May marked the official opening of the new Bauer production facility at the company headquarters in Esslingen. During the day, guests heard from Bauer’s M.D. as well as the Lord Mayor of Esslingen and CEO of Altra Industrial Motion, Bauer’s parent company.

External Wear Liner Delivers Safer Installation and Maintenance

Martin Engineering | May 5, 2015

A global leader in bulk handling technology has redesigned an integral conveyor transfer point component to eliminate worker entry into the chute box for safer replacement, easier maintenance and reduced downtime.

The largest mining bucket (28 m3) produced by Professional LLC is in operation in Africa!

Professional LLC | May 5, 2015

The largest reinforced rock backhoe bucket for Komatsu PC5500 of 28.0 m3 capacity and weight of 35900 kg produced by Professional LLC for a gold mining company from Africa is currently in operation on site.

Finning world leader in encouraging adoption of heavy equipment technology that saves costs, environment

Finning Canada | May 4, 2015

Finning awarded Trimble’s Technology dealer of the Year

On Demand INtelligence delivers savings for high pressure pumps

RMI Pressure Systems | April 30, 2015

High pressure, high flow pumps require considerable energy input in order to deliver the demands of each application, be that in the mining or the steel industry. Increasing energy prices continue to apply additional pressure to these industries and so the manufacturers of these systems are developing more efficient control systems such as ODIN which has been designed and implemented by RMI Pressure Systems.

ABB to help increase iron ore production at Poltava mine in Ukraine

ABB | April 30, 2015

State-of-the-art ring-geared mill drive solution to provide process efficiency and equipment reliability for Ferrexpo Poltava Mining’s latest mine upgrade

The Horizontal Shaft Impactor’s (HSI) versatile crusher design can solve many size reduction problems.

Stedman Machine Company | April 29, 2015

Stedman is promoting its “Expect More” HSI crusher line by re-educating process engineers about the unique design aspects of impactors. HSIs are capable of high ratio size reduction with no decrease in quality of the product even after long periods of operation. High size reduction ratios offer cost savings in handling, maintenance and wear parts.

Vale, China in talks to build 50 giant bulk carriers — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 29, 2015
Vale, China in talks to build 50 giant bulk carriers — report

The order would be the largest in history for Vale's giant ships, known as Valemaxes, which can carry up to 400,000 deadweight tons.

Warner Linear cuts downtime for off-highway vehicle maintenance

Warner Linear | April 28, 2015

Warner Linear has supplied its S-Track linear actuators to a well-respected manufacturer of off-highway vehicles for use on a line of wheeled loaders. The actuators are used to facilitate fast and reliable bucket replacement on-site to minimise vehicle downtime. The Warner actuators were chosen for their robust design and operational flexibility, which made them the ideal solution for use within the demanding environments of the construction industry.

Codelco to send robots inspect equipment at Gabriela Mistral mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 28, 2015
Codelco to send robots inspect equipment at Gabriela Mistral mine

The company, dealing with aging mines, has been leaning on a wide range of new technologies to reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies.

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