Equipment News

Laser Technology, Inc. Addresses Safer and More Effective Tactics for Blast Design

Laser Technology, Inc. | January 26, 2015

Laser Technology, Inc., (LTI), the leading designer and manufacturer of laser-based solutions for professional measurement and mapping, and Robert McClure, President of RAM, an independent blast design consulting firm, will be cohosting a webinar about serious challenges and viable solutions for the mining and blasting industries on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 10 AM (MST).

Metso strengthens its complete offering for mining customers by acquiring certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord's Falk Mill Products business

Metso | January 26, 2015

Metso has acquired from the US-based company Rexnord Industries, LLC certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord's Falk Mill Products business. The acquisition allows Metso to provide replacement gears and pinions for its customers utilizing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) drawings and specifications for mills and kilns purchased through Metso and certain other end users.

Repeat order for Tenova TAKRAF Apron Feeder

Tenova TAKRAF | January 23, 2015

Open pit mining and underground solutions specialist, Tenova TAKRAF Africa, has successfully completed supply of an underground apron feeder to Wessels Mine, part of BHP Billiton’s Hotazel Manganese Mines, in the Northern Cape, South Africa.

John Deere launches mobile application for equipment users

John Deere | January 23, 2015

This new tool offers applications that will help users increase the performance and productivity of their equipment.

Atlas Copco showcases Tier 4 Final QAS 25 generator at POWER-GEN® International

Atlas Copco | January 22, 2015

One of Atlas Copco’s latest additions to its generator lineup, the compact QAS 25, is equipped with an Isuzu 4LE engine and a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) to achieve Tier 4 Final emission levels.

How to select the proper neutral-grounding resistor for a high-resistance grounded electrical system

Littelfuse Startco | January 21, 2015

High-resistance grounding (HRG) makes a power distribution system safer and more reliable than the alternatives. High-rresistance grounding can limit point-of-fault damage, eliminate transient overvoltages, reduce the arc flash hazard, limit voltage exposure to personnel, and provide adequate tripping levels for selective ground-fault detection and coordination.

Atlas Copco reveals new Construction App

Atlas Copco | January 20, 2015

The new Construction App from Atlas Copco is designed for Apple and Android devices, tablets and smart phones.

Putzmeister MINELIFT 4: New scissor lift platform for mining

Putzmeister | January 20, 2015

With a lifting height of 4 meters and 4 ton capacity, the equipment provides a mobile and secure working platform for load- and personnel lifting in underground mining and can also be set up for all kinds of installations, like piping and ventilation. In this way, MINELIFT 4 is adaptable to customers' needs.

IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services Hold Joint Auction, Feb. 11-13

IronPlanet | January 20, 2015

Over 1,000 items with a large selection of late-model equipment featured at live unreserved public auction in Florida.

Stainless Steel Retractable Hose Reels – designed and made for performance and reliability

Tecpro | January 19, 2015

Tecpro Australia is proud to distribute the complete range of Ramex Stainless Steel Retractable Hose Reels in Australia and New Zealand.

Gekko Systems shifts focus to Brasil

Gekko Systems | January 16, 2015

Gekko Systems, an innovative mineral processing company and modular plant designer has recently moved its South American focus from Chile to Brazil. Gekko is a well-known gravity expert with its InLine Pressure Jig and concentrate leaching technology and also supplies energy efficient modular plants, taking advantage of new fine crushing technologies and pre-concentration.

Former Anglo American executive accused of $9.8 million fraud

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 16, 2015
Former Anglo American executive accused of fraud

The miner is now accusing him of 'misappropriating' $9.8 million, more than twice as much as previously thought.

DeZURIK Knife Gate Valves Earn Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Certification

DeZurik | January 15, 2015

The IEC 61508 international standard on Functional Safety assures that safety-related systems provide the necessary risk reduction required to achieve safety for the equipment.

These are the top 10 global mining trends for 2015

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 15, 2015
These are the top 10 global mining trends for 2015

Price volatility, geopolitical turmoil, rising costs, declining grades and a general lack of financing will make of 2015 another challenging year for the sector.

Metso's Nomination Board's proposal for the composition and remuneration of the Board of Directors

Metso | January 14, 2015

Next Annual General Meeting planned to be held on March 27, 2015

Asia’s largest BWE System in Operation – Success for Tenova TAKRAF’s Bucket Wheel Excavator System at Zhahanaoer Mine in China

Tenova Mining & Minerals | January 13, 2015

Open pit mining and underground solutions provider, Tenova TAKRAF, has completed the supply and installation of a complete Bucket Wheel Excavator (BWE) system for Zhahanaoer Open Pit Mine in Inner Mongolia, China.

Atlas Copco upgrades Dynapac road construction equipment

Atlas Copco | January 13, 2015

Atlas Copco is reintroducing the Dynapac product line by enhancing operator comfort and visibility by incorporating features, such as ergonomic controls and low-profile decks.

Sandvik unveils new mid-range mining crushers

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 13, 2015
Sandvik unveils new mid-range mining crushers

Part of the firm's CH800 series of mining cone crushers, the two models aim to help improve productivity and profitability in the mid-range segment.

Larson Electronics to Unveil Full Line of Industrial Blasting Light Equipment at SSPC 2015 Exhibit

Larson Electronics | January 12, 2015

Industrial lighting leader Larson Electronics has announced it will be participating in the SSPC 2015 Trade Show set to take place at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas Nevada. Larson Electronics representatives will have examples of the company’s standard and explosion proof blasting lights on hand and will be revealing the full range of their blasting light line February 5th and 6th during the exhibition portion of the event’s programming.

Santasalo to Feature Conveyor Drive at SME 2015

Santasalo | January 9, 2015

Santasalo announced today plans to showcase its XO Conveyor Drive at SME 2015 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Co., February 15-18.

African miners to increase spending in 2015: survey

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 8, 2015
African miners to increase spending in 2015: survey

The report, based on responses from 108 buyers and decision-makers across 100 mines in 16 African countries, shows most plan to acquire equipment and maintenance services.

CAT cutting 120 jobs in Peoria

Frik Els | January 7, 2015
wheeled loader cat 994k wheeler feat

Layoff blamed on weakness in the mining industry.

IMT TireHand® Tire Manipulators Featured on New Hyster® Tire Handler Trucks


IMT teams with Hyster Company on heavy-duty tire handling solutions

Atlas Copco featured 1-megawatt QAC 1200 generator at POWER-GEN® International

Atlas Copco | January 6, 2015

Atlas Copco QAC 1200 generators produce 1 megawatt of predictable power. They can be used in prime power or critical standby applications in a multitude of industries, including construction, mining, and oil and gas. Operators also can parallel as many as 16 QAC 1200 generators for greater dependability, versatility and reduced fuel consumption.

W.S. Tyler Appoints Kilmurray as New Vice President of Sales

W.S. Tyler | January 6, 2015

W.S. Tyler, the premium screening solutions company in the mining, aggregate and industrial mineral industries, has named Peter Kilmurray as its vice president of sales. Kilmurray joined the team midway through 2014 and has been expanding existing business across North America. He supervises seven technical sales representatives in the U.S. and Canada.

Heavy equipment on the move to potash mine in Canada

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 6, 2015
Heavy equipment on the move to potash mine in Canada

The crystallizer, which weighs about 330 tonnes, is expected to arrive to K+S potash Legacy mine near Bethune on Friday.

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