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Strong demand powers Sandvik Q2, but inventory concerns weigh on shares

Swedish Sandvik, which makes metal-cutting tools and mining gear, reported record-high quarterly earnings and orders on Tuesday on the back of a broad rise in demand, with its mining unit a particular stand-out

India's growing cement industry: Ramco Cement Limited orders three LOESCHE vertical roller mills for its cement plants

Since 1995, the Indian cement manufacturer, Ramco Cement Limited, has been successfully counting on well-proven LOESCHE mill technology.

The new Sandvik CH800i series – a revolution in connected crushing

Sandvik CH800i comes with a range of upgrades, including a 65% stronger main shaft, and top and bottom shells that are up to 50% stronger than previous models, offering more reliability and higher availability.

Nautilus Minerals tanks on shipbuilding contract cancellation

Fresh setback for the company’s Solwara 1 project, expected to be the world’s first seabed gold, copper, silver mine.

Swedwatch report highlights human rights risks in sale of mining equipment to Myanmar

 Irresponsible jade extraction has led to extensive human suffering and environmental degradation in Myanmar’s conflict-affected Kachin state.

Galantas Gold jumps after hitting main vein at Irish mine expansion

It means the company can now begin limited production, with increased feed to the mill expected in a couple of months.

BPI launch marks a new era in battery driven mining technology in SA

Battery Power Industries (BPI), an innovative battery driven mining vehicle solution provider has officially launched. BPI targets zero emission underground mining equipment with their advanced battery energy systems technology offering.

NETZSCH announces mine dewatering pumps and pump skids

Small and compact movable units ideal for addressing dewatering challenges

A big hammer with even bigger advantages – introducing the new Sandvik RH560

Sandvik combines the best in DTH drilling, both in performance and price, with the launch of the new Sandvik RH560 DTH hammer.

Alelion electrifies heavy vehicle manufacturer KAMAG with move into new segment

Alelion has proven expertise in delivery as well as a reputation for industry leading innovation in the growing field of sustainable lithium-ion battery technologies. As part of a joint development project, Alelion will deliver a first batch of batteries in 2018. The remainder of the order, valued at approximately MSEK 15, will be delivered during 2019.

Paus and Danfoss electrify mine vehicles

The inhalation of exhaust gases from diesel vehicles is a significant health risk for mine workers. Emission-free electromobility can reduce the risks - a new trend to which the globally operating specialist for mining and tunneling vehicles, Emsbürener Hermann Paus Maschinenfabrik GmbH, now also devotes.

Resolute’s Syama gold mine in Mali to be fully automated

The fully automated underground section of the mine is scheduled for commissioning in late 2018.

Caterpillar produces 1000th 797 ultra-class mining truck

The 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical-drive mining truck in the world.

The new CAT® 814K wheel dozer delivers operating comfort, efficiency and serviceability advancements

The wheel dozer’s upgraded cab design makes the operator’s workspace more comfortable and provides for more efficient machine operation.

SKF Disc Couplings enhance service in high torque applications

The Couplings minimise the need for maintenance because they offer some allowance for misalignment and do not require lubrication. Single Disc Couplings accommodate angular offset, while double disc pack units with a spacer will allow for angular, parallel or combined offset.

Get pumping with Atlas Copco’s portable and efficient dewatering pump solutions

Over 140 years of industry experience combined with a sound understanding of customer’s needs from all around the world as well as the purchase of market-leading pump designer and manufacturer, Varisco, are key factors that led to the development of the Atlas Copco dewatering range.

Here’s what miners are getting wrong when it comes to digital transformation

While the global mining industry is quickly becoming more digitally mature, that transformation continues to focus on productivity and profitability, rather than on much needed innovation, a new study shows.

LOESCHE supplies four vertical roller mills (VRM) for cement plants of Pakistan's second largest producer

Sinoma International Engineering, the Chinese contractual partner and plant constructor, relies on the well-proven cooperation with LOESCHE and fast delivery.

Sandvik trucks just got a lot more intelligent

Sandvik is introducing a new intelligent underground mining truck, Sandvik TH545i, delivering benefits in customer safety, productivity and profitability. The new truck joins the existing iseries truck family of Sandvik TH551i and Sandvik TH663i, launched in July 2017.

New grease filling filter for automatic lubrication systems

SKF announced the introduction of its Lincoln small grease reservoir filling filter. Part of SKF’s family of filtration products, this filter helps to minimise contaminants entering automatic lubrication systems during the filling process of smaller-sized reservoirs.

Mining truck makeovers drive important conversations

SMS Equipment Inc. and KMC Mining have partnered to make big statements in support of prostate cancer research, breast cancer research and mental health awareness – unusual, bright, giant, and mobile statements, in fact, that are intended to spark candid conversations.

Ground breaking technology for top hammer drilling monitoring

RockPulse™, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling. The add-on system integrates directly with the rock drill and its control system, and can be used for drilling process optimization in varying rock conditions. This also helps to reduce the stress fatigue of drilling tools. RockPulse™ offers significant potential to improve overall drilling performance, by as much as 5 %.

Light’s on!

Dynapac Construction Equipment announces its extended product offering by introducing a full range of Light Compaction equipment. The range, including rammers, forward and reversible plates, walk behind and articulated utility rollers, will widen the Dynapac portfolio and offering to its customers.

Jekko at Vertikal Days 2018

Vertikal Days is a two day networking event for the access and lifting industry, with association and company meetings, seminars and workshops. Focusing purely on lifting equipment, Vertikal Days is a comprehensive and seriously targeted event in its field.

Rio Tinto to double number of autonomous drills at Pilbara mines

Driverless trucks at the same iron ore operations already haul over a quarter of both ore and waste material.