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Boart Longyear to demonstrate sonic drilling in geotechnical applications using the LSTM250 MiniSonicTM with a 4X6 system and SPT hammer

In partnership with the Buckeye Chapter of the National Drilling Association, Boart Longyear will conduct the demonstration at the Indoor/Outdoor Training Expo II at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Newcomerstown, Ohio.

Stop light – XS brakes from Warner Electric offer quiet, powerful braking performance in an exceptionally compact, lightweight package

The XS-series of spring actuated, electrically released brakes from Warner Electric - part of the Altra Industrial Motion Corporation - has been developed specifically to meet stringent space and weight requirements, providing reliable braking performance in a package weighing as little as 27g. Designed as statically engaged holding brakes, the XS units can also be used to stop a moving load in exceptional situations.

Malagasy first as CYBERMINE Training Simulators are commissioned at Ambatovy

In a first for Madagascar, Sherritt International’s Ambatovy operation has commissioned their CYBERMINE heavy equipment, operator training simulators.

Mining vehicle from Fermel named finalist for Swedish Steel Prize 2017

For developing the Maverick range of dedicated light duty vehicles (LDV) for mining, which provide maintenance, repair and lifecycle advantages never before seen on the market, Fermel has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017.

Caterpillar soars as first quarter sales jump for first time in over two years

The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.

Sinacon HC – hybrid converter for innovative grids

Connection of different energy sources using a converter with a choice of DC and AC terminals

Sandvik starts the year with better-than-expected profit

Miners have begun spending in equipment again, the Swedish firm's results show.

Show stopping Stromag solutions at Hannover 2017

Hannover 2017 will see the debut of Stromag, a premium manufacturer of innovative power transmission components, as part of the Altra Industrial Motion Corporation.

Kal Tire acquires Tyre Corporation in South Africa

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group, a world leader in mining tire services and a global independent tire dealer, expands its presence in South Africa through the acquisition of the South Africa operations of Tyre Corporation.

Operational reliability and efficiency of Metsä Fibre's bioproduct mill's production ensured with Metso's valve solutions and maintenance services

Preparations for the start-up of Metsä Fibre's next-generation bioproduct mill are currently under way in Äänekoski, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for late summer.

American Augers upgrades bestselling surface miner

According to the company, its T1460 mechanical drive chain trencher is one of their bestsellers, as it is able to produce up to 16,000 psi rock

Expanding scrap processing and covering more ground with the new mobile equipment of Metso N-Series

The new Metso N-Series Mobile Shear/Baler/Logger (NMS) and N-Series Box Shear (NBS) have been developed with active and mobile scrap processing companies in mind.

CAT’s new wheel loaders in the spotlight

CAT's 986K wheel loader is equipped with the recently launched command remote control system

Metso advocates for more data-driven operations

The Finnish industrial machinery company presented its new digital platform Metso Metrics Services at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas

IROCK Crushers launches finishing screen for medium to large producers

IROCK’s TS-518 tracked screening plant delivers high output in a small, easily maneuverable unit.

Thousands of balls to counteract drought effects at mining sites

To prevent liquids from evaporating, Exma proposes the use of a floating cover system composed of plastic balls

British scientists find sub-sea minerals treasure trove

They have found valuable minerals atop an underwater mountain, which is basically a huge flat-topped mound of some of the scarcest materials on Earth.

LOESCHE repositioning itself in the thermal application sector

The business of combustion systems, drying systems and hot gas generators will in future be brought under one roof by LOESCHE GmbH under the name "LOESCHE Thermal Applications".

Largest valve, instrumentation inventory in Africa

AR Controls, a leading importer and manufacturer of a comprehensive range of internationally-recognised valves and instrumentation, has the largest product inventory of any similar company in Africa

CAT goes 'remote' at CONEXPO 2017

ON VIDEO: Caterpillar presents new command remote control system at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Sinking Mosaic K3 expansion with JS Redpath/AMC

Redaelli is proud to announce that its Flexmine ropes have been and are still in use at the Mosaic K3 site, where they are being used to support the Galloway, which is currently hard at work, completing the final phase of the sinking project.

7Mine is golden at Moab's AngloGold Ashanti

The 7Mine has reached a great milestone and has brought Redaelli a great deal of pride.

Reach buyers and sellers in the Middle East and Africa

Introducing Grays Mideast Plant, the new premier online location for buying and selling used plant and equipment in the Middle East and Africa.

Improved reliability and consumption of spare parts at Nkomati mine

The Nkomati Nickel Mine in South Africa wanted to achieve a major reduction in unplanned breakdowns and an increase in plant availability and reliability.

New mill grinds down costs and boosts efficiency at Savage River

"Reliability of supply depends on the performance of our personnel and the processing equipment they use...