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Metso searches for top execs, as it splits minerals services business

The division will be divided into two separate units beginning 2018 — Minerals Services and Minerals Consumables.

Rio-Carb repositions itself as a total wear-solutions provider

Rio-Carb of Alrode, Johannesburg is repositioning itself as a total solutions provider, based on promoting Chromium Carbide as providing the lowest total cost of ownership for complete wear solutions in the mining industry.

Former U.S. Senator joins Caterpillar Board of Directors

Kelly Ayotte is a former U.S. senator representing New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017

Russian longwall mine sets world coal production record

The Russian Yalevskogo mine operated by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) recently surpassed the world record for monthly coal production from a single longwall system.

DSI conveyor technology minimizing environmental impact

Dos Santos International conveyor technology established an environmentally friendly method of conveying bulk materials simply by its advanced design.

Gekko exec on the challenges of working in the Arctic

Gekko's Technical Director talks about the challenges of working at TMAC Resources’ Hope Bay Project

Haver & Boecker details new wash plant

Haver & Boecker says its Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant is environmentally friendlier than previous models

Komatsu Mining dishes about the SDX-2200

Komatsu Mining Engineering Manager said this equipment is superior to cartridge-type or conventional labyrinth seals used in many heavy-duty idlers

Horton goes techie

Horton's eRev software gives users suggestions as to which fan is the right choice for them

Caterpillar in search of new CFO as Halverson to retire next year

Brad Halverson has spent nearly three decades with the mining and construction equipment maker.

Flared Series Multi-Row Cage Mills ideal for Ag-Lime

The F-Series™, or Flared Series, Cage Mill features a unique flared discharge opening, efficiently reducing the wettest and stickiest of materials, either abrasive or nonabrasive, without clogging

Globally established LOESCHE vertical roller mill for use in a cement plant in Pakistan

The new mill will be used in the new line 3 of the cement plant in Hub Chowki in Pakistan, in the Lasbela/Baluchistan district, 20 km north of Karachi. The mills will grind OPC cement with a fineness of 3,300

Alternative fuel system for Kiln Riser Duct firing at CRH Slovakia

In 2017 A TEC and CRH Slovakia have installed an alternative fuel system for kiln riser duct firing in Turna Nad Bodvou, Slovakia.

Failure to adequately maintain crushers comes at a high price

Crushers operate at high power, force and capacity in order to produce the required materials. This puts a great deal of strain on the crusher and its wear parts, which operators must be aware of when carrying out maintenance.

The different AC motors used in HVACR systems

Due to the rising population and growth of commercial and industrial units in the Middle East and North Africa, the demand for HVACR products in the region remains high for different applications including commercial, industrial, and residential among others.

Chains and sprockets for bulk materials handling, cement applications

Engineered and standard chains, sprockets, and ancillary products such as outboard rollers, scrapers, and carrier pans used in conjunction with chains from leading manufacturer KÖBO are distributed exclusively by leading supplier Bearings International.

Global automotive cockpit electronics market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8.7% over the forecast period 2017-2024: Research Nester

Global automotive cockpit electronics market was valued at USD 33.9 Billion in 2016. Further, the market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8.7% over the forecast period.

Caterpillar earnings beat estimates, shares hit five-year high

It now expects adjusted earnings per share to come in at $5, significantly higher than the $3.75 it had forecast just three months ago and almost doubled the $2.90 it had originally projected for the year.

Luxembourg shoots for the stars with fresh space mining deal

The country's ultimate objective is to have its own space mining agency by the end of the year.

Driving efficiencies and reducing machine damage at Hera Gold Mine with RCT’s Haul Truck Guidance

RCT’s ControlMaster® Haul Truck Guidance is being successfully trialled at Aurelia Metals’ Hera gold mine.

Sandvik divests conveyor components as the final step in exiting Mining Systems

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest the conveyor components’ parts of the Mining Systems business, including the closely related specialist conveyor systems business in Hollola (Finland), to NEPEAN Conveyors Pty Ltd, a privately owned Australian based company.

New multi-function pre-treatment makes blasthole problems a thing of the past

Holeguard, a new multi-function blasthole pre-treatment combating poor collaring, hole decay and wall instability, has been launched to the international market by Australian blasting technology company Blastboss Pty Ltd.

Luxembourg becomes first European country to pass space mining law

The bill, approved by a vast majority, defines the conditions companies must fulfill to get a licence for launching a space mining mission.

Sandvik exits from the project business in Mining Systems

Sandvik has signed an agreement to sell parts of Mining Systems to FLSmidth.

Outotec to deliver process equipment and services to a gold project in West Africa

Outotec's contract value is approximately EUR 13 million