Equipment News

MapMine – USA Poster Map

MapMine | October 30, 2014

Advertising deadline is November 21st!

BJM Pumps provides solution for sump waste for food producer

BJM Pumps | October 31, 2014

Since caustic and acidic solutions were present in the wastewater sumps, superior pump construction was imperative. Kerr recommended BJM Pump’s SKX75CSS stainless steel submersible pump, a high grade of cast 316 stainless steel.

Emerson introduces intelligent electric valve actuator with compact profile and simplified digital controls

Emerson Process Management | October 30, 2014

Lightweight and space-saving EIM™ Model 500 electric actuator couples proven valve automation technology with enhanced electronics for reliable operations decision-making

Double Crown Resources Introduces TransLock² Aggregate Material Transport System, a Solution to the Current Rail Industry Capacity Shortage

Double Crown Resources, Inc. | October 30, 2014

Sophisticated Dual Function, Manual/Pneumatic, Double Stack, Double Interlock, Universal, Intermodal, Industrial Quantity, Multiple Product, Logistics Transport, Transload, Transfer System

Horizon Conveyor Equipment digs deep for new tungsten mine contract

Horizon Conveyor Equipment | October 30, 2014

Horizon Conveyor Equipment Ltd is supplying some of the integral components for 11 conveyors that will be in use at the new £130 million Drakelands tungsten and tin mine at Hemerdon near Plymouth when it opens next year.

Atlas Copco ramps up support for rental centers

Atlas Copco | October 30, 2014

Atlas Copco has added 18 sales personnel to provide local expertise and support to its rental customer base.

Cleco® Launches Completely Redesigned and Reengineered Family of Industrial Air Impact Wrenches

Apex Tool Group, LLC | October 29, 2014

Engineered specifically for all-day use in applications ranging from general assembly and plant maintenance to shipbuilding and heavy equipment manufacturing.

New Portable Telemedicine Videoconferencing Kits from DigiGone Provide Medical Lifeline for Remote Locations

DigiGone | October 29, 2014

DigiGone, a communication solution provider specializing in secure video transmission, today announced the introduction of new remote telemedicine kits for marine, aviation and land-based applications.

Atlas Copco Boltec S fills size gap in mechanized bolter range

Atlas Copco | October 29, 2014

Atlas Copco’s fully mechanized Boltec S bolter is a compact unit suited to work in smaller tunnels and mines. The mechanized rock bolting rig can be used to place bolts 5 to 8 feet long in areas with roof heights from 9 to 25 feet.

Final Reminder –ICMM requests your expert opinion

In regard to the ICMM opinion survey, please note we have extended the deadline until Sunday November 2nd. If you have yet to take part, we encourage you to offer your perspective before this Sunday.

Metso to supply automation technology to a new pulverized coal injection process and power plant modernization in Raahe, Finland

Metso | October 29, 2014

Leading-edge control solutions increase safety and reliability in demanding processes

GRP Pipes – The responsible choice for mining industry applications

IWC | October 29, 2014

Labelled the ‘pipe of the future’, corrosion-resistant, glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipelines can save mining companies millions on reoccurring pipeline breakdowns due to corrosion.

New survey of ‘hidden’ supply sector nearly doubles mining contributions to Ontario’s economy

The industrial sector providing equipment, supplies and services to the global mining industry, generates 68,000 jobs across Ontario, contributing billions to Ontario’s GDP.

105 ton wheel loader assembly

Van der Vlist | October 28, 2014

Van der Vlist were recently given the opportunity to show off a huge range of their services, in delivering a 105 ton Komatsu WA 800 wheel loader. The machine needed to be taken from storage at Van der Vlist headquarters in the Netherlands, to a quarry in southern Norway.

Aveng Moolmans Chooses Sandvik Mining as Equipment Provider for its Nkomati Site

Sandvik | October 28, 2014

Sandvik Mining,a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry, was chosen by Aveng Moolmans, one of Africa’s largest surface mining contractors, to provide new rigs for its Nkomati mine site.

IBM Helps Joy Global Mine Big Data to Better Serve Customers

IBM | October 28, 2014

IBM and Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that Joy Global selected IBM Big Data and Analytics technology — including IBM’s advanced predictive analytics software and optimization solutions — to enhance the ability of Joy Global Smart Services to improve mining machine performance, while reducing downtime and costs.

Rapid Wide Area Mapping Capability in Serenity 1.1 Robotic Aircraft

ING Robotic Aviation | October 27, 2014

ING Robotic Aviation, Canada's leader in robotic aircraft sensing solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the next version of its Serenity fixed wing robotic aircraft system equipped with a wide area rapid mapping capability.

Jim Nixon appointed President of Sandvik Venture and member of Group Executive Management

Sandvik | October 27, 2014

Jim Nixon has been appointed as President of Sandvik Venture and member of Sandvik’s Group Executive Management. He succeeds Tomas Nordahl, who will leave Sandvik for a position outside the Group.

Ultra-Deep Mining Network issues Pan-Canadian Call for Proposals


Canada’s Ultra-Deep Mining Network (UDMN) is pleased to announce a Pan-Canadian – Call for Proposals for its Think Deep Program.

New Hydraulic Drifter Rock Drill Takes Brokk Power and Safety to Cramped Worksites

Brokk, Inc. | October 24, 2014

Brokk remote-controlled demolition equipment brings Goliath-sized drilling power in a David-sized package for mining, demolition and tunneling applications with the latest TE160 hydraulic drifter rock drill from TEI Rock Drills.

Loesche hands over world’s largest slag mill – LM 63.3+3

Loesche | October 24, 2014

As a technological pioneer LOESCHE is following on from the success of the largest coal mill LM 43.4 in India and the world's largest raw meal mill LM 69.6 in Nigeria. This latest triumph involves the largest slag mill in the world, which already produces 255 t/h blast-furnace slag meal in Taiyuan, northern China.

Bel-Ray revolutionizes open gear lubricants with new Molylube Ultra

Bel-Ray Company, Inc. | October 23, 2014

Total performance lubricant manufacturer, Bel-Ray, today announced the release of its new Molylube Ultra, its highest performing open gear lubricant. Molylube Ultra performs the work of three different products with its ability to be used for priming, running in and service lubrication of draglines, shovels and a number of other mining and heavy industrial applications.

Juniper Systems and E.H. Wachs Provide Efficient Data Collection Solution for Water & Wastewater Industries

Juniper Systems | October 23, 2014

Juniper Systems and E.H. Wachs have partnered to provide a new data collection solution for professionals in water & wastewater industries. The new product will be used as both a controller and a data collection device for E.H. Wachs’ trailer and vehicle-mounted valve exercisers

Boart Longyear gets $352m financial bail out

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 23, 2014
Boart Longyear gets $352m financial bail out

Saved by the bell.

Motor and drive efficiency – A collective approach for better results

Bauer Gear Motor GmbH | October 23, 2014

Efficiency, reliability and total cost of ownership are all terms that are at the forefront of engineering considerations, however looking at items of equipment on an individual basis may not deliver the maximum benefits. By looking at the wider picture and combining the best technology from individual areas it is possible to achieve much more significant savings and efficiencies.

Emerson enhances magnetic flowmeter line with new safety and diagnostic features

Emerson Process Management | October 23, 2014

Rosemount® 8700M Magnetic Flowmeter line is enhanced to help users take advantage of improved installation, maintenance and process management practices

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