Equipment News

Deep-sea miner Nautilus to get $113m of escrowed funds

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 28, 2014
Deep-sea miner Nautilus to get $113m of escrowed funds

The sum will be given on the completion of the sale of 15% of its Solwara 1 project to an entity nominated by Papua New Guinea.

Custom MechCaL Fan to Drive Volkswagen Research Facility

MechCaL Pty Ltd | November 27, 2014

Local fan and ventilation manufacturer, MechCaL has taken on the challenge of building what could be the largest Vane Axial Flow fan currently in production for Volkswagen in Germany.

Metso receives a large order for flow control technology from Zorlu Energy Companies Group in Turkey for a geothermal power plant

Metso | November 27, 2014
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Reliable, high-performance valves play a significant role in producing renewable energy from geothermal resources.

Rain for Rent Introduces Versatile New SiteMax™ Pump

Rain for Rent | November 26, 2014
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Exclusive and innovative features offer customers an all-purpose pump across multiple water management applications

Metso's Capital Markets Day in Amsterdam on November 26, 2014

Metso | November 26, 2014
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Metso is holding a Capital Markets Day in Amsterdam today, November 26, 2014. The event will highlight various topics, such as the Group's strategy, financial performance and financial targets, as well as growth prospects and development initiatives of Metso's three business areas.

Transmin Announces Distributor Deal with Thermo Fisher Scientific

Transmin | November 26, 2014

Transmin are pleased to announce the signing of a new agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, as the official distributor of Thermo Fisher’s bulk materials handling range in Australia.

10 tonne Master Magnets Overband Magnet installed in coal processing plant in Nakhodka, Russia

Master Magnets Ltd. | November 26, 2014
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The Electro Overband Magnet is the most powerful overband separator from the Mastermag range and is designed to operate and separate at increased suspension heights…

Lucapa Diamond soars on 35-year mining licence for Lulo

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 26, 2014
Lucapa Diamond soars on 35-year mining licence for Lulo

The project could prove to be more valuable than the country’s biggest gem producer, Catoca,

H-E Parts International welcomes Ray Bitzel as new President of H-E Parts Distribution

H-E Parts International (HEPI) | November 25, 2014

H-E Parts International Brings New Leadership to H-E Parts Distribution to Support 2015 Strategic Growth

Siemens drives forward digitalization of industrial automation

Siemens | November 25, 2014

Siemens exhibits integral portfolio for industrial electrification, automation and digitalization at the SPS IPC Drives fair

Metso introduces the world's most efficient secondary crusher: Nordberg GP7

Metso | November 24, 2014
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The new high-power crusher includes a constant feed opening, steep cavity and a wide range of effective strokes.

Atlas Copco completes new soil roller line with Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500 Rollers

Atlas Copco | November 24, 2014
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With the same innovative features as larger models in the Atlas Copco CA soil roller range, the versatile CA1300 and CA1500 feature fuel-efficient interim Tier 4/Tier 4 Final engines, quick serviceability, built-in safety functions and operator comfort.

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.

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

Caterpillar | November 21, 2014
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Caterpillar has developed the Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System, designed for mining very low coal seams at high rates.

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

Clear Asset | November 21, 2014
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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
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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
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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.

IMAGES: Liebherr mining trucks

MINING.com Editor | November 20, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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

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