Equipment News

Innovation, bringing life back into closed mines

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | July 2, 2015

What do you get if you cross an Australian with a problem?

Sandvik boosts its comprehensive continuous mining offering

Sandvik | June 30, 2015

The Sandvik MC350 continuous miner, for mid-size room and pillar applications, is the latest edition in the comprehensive offering of continuous miners from Sandvik.

New Through Seam Blast World Record Achieved with DigiShot® Plus

Dyno Nobel | June 30, 2015

Dyno Nobel has attained a new groundbreaking world record through seam blast in central Queensland using DigiShot Plus electronic initiation system.

High-pressure pumps – what price reliability?

RMI Pressure Systems | June 30, 2015

A look at the balance between cost and reliability and why spending more often leads to savings in the long run.

Komatsu Awarded Order for 55 Units of Super-Large Dump Trucks for Australian Coal Mine

Komatsu | June 26, 2015

Komatsu Ltd. has been awarded by Adani Mining Pty. Ltd. an order for a total of 55 units of 960E-2 and 930E-4SE super-large dump trucks for delivery from the second half of 2016 for use at its Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, Australia.

New “HS Series” Radial Piston Motor Pneumatic Hoists

Allied Power Products, Inc. | June 25, 2015

Allied Power Products, Inc. (APPI) has announced the addition of a new model line of pneumatic, radial piston powered hoists to their Columbia product line.

CLARCOR Industrial Air Launches New UAS® Conveyor Filtration System (CFS) Designed for Low Clearance Tunnels and Limited Access Areas

CLARCOR Industrial Air | June 25, 2015

The UAS CFS installs directly onto the conveyor or bucket elevator eliminating the need for costly ductwork, hoppers, airlocks or feeders.

Milton Roy’s New Mobile App Maximizes Efficiency and Uptime for Solaroy Solar-Powered Metering Pumps

Milton Roy | June 23, 2015

Hand-held Selection Tool Helps Customers Select and Provision Solaroy Pumps to Address Specific Requirements in Remote Locations

Technology Leaders Immersive Technologies and RCT Launch Remote Control Training Simulator

Immersive Technologies | June 22, 2015

Global technology leaders in the mine equipment training and advanced mobile-machine control fields have joined forces to deliver a unique remote control training solution designed to improve mine safety and profitability

ABB launches hoist assessment service ‘Hoist Performance Fingerprint’ in North America and Mexico

ABB | June 22, 2015

Structured and customized concept of Hoist Performance Fingerprint helps mining customers reduce maintenance costs and improve safety and asset performance

Engine Manufacturers Warranties and Diesel Fuel Additives


For many years (and still today), the diesel engine manufacturers have advised their equipment buyers to avoid using diesel fuel additives of any kind. This position is expected given the fact that the engine manufacturers warrant the new equipment and its viability for extended periods of time after the purchase.

Fitting solutions from Weir and Trio

Weir Minerals | June 19, 2015

With Weir Minerals acquiring Trio Engineered Products, customers are already benefitting from the ease and convenience of sourcing complete solutions from a single, respected supplier.

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac CT3000 tamping soil compactor offers high production rates

Atlas Copco | June 18, 2015

Contractors and technicians can quickly and easily access the engine for fast maintenance and less downtime. The compactor also is equipped with a high-performance cooling system that features an integrated self-cleaning reversible fan.

Integrated design concept for drive solutions on bulk material handling equipment delivers substantial improvement in efficiency

Bauer Gear Motor GmbH | June 18, 2015

When it comes to bulk materials handling, geared motors are used to power a wide variety of handling equipment from pumps to conveyors and bucket elevators. Different materials and operating conditions mean that each application can pose an individual challenge requiring expertise and a wide range of solutions in order to guarantee both product flexibility and universal reliability, real-world gains in efficiency however can only be achieved through an integrated design approach.

Metso excels with 40-year heritage of flow control services for Neles valves

Metso | June 16, 2015

Metso's flow control services are available through more than 40 service centers worldwide, employing over 400 dedicated service professionals with in-depth valve application expertise.

Gekko Systems Strengthens Company’s Global Performance Consulting Team

Gekko Systems | June 16, 2015

Gekko’s ability to become a world leader in mineral processing systems is supported with the appointment of new resources.

Measuring level of coal on conveyors, silos and trains

KROHNE | June 12, 2015

Challenging requirements of the mining industry are met using robust technology offered at a competitive price.

Bauer opens flagship production facilities to halve lead time, even for engineered solutions

Bauer Gear Motor GmbH | June 11, 2015

Video – The official opening of the new Bauer production facility at the company headquarters in Esslingen.

Kal Tire Mining Tire Group Exhibits at AIMEX 2015

Kal Tire | June 9, 2015

Global leader in mining tyre service and supply showcases custom solutions to Australia’s mining industry

ABB drive systems boost production at Canada’s Red Chris gold and copper mine

ABB | June 9, 2015

Copper concentrate throughput at Imperial Metal’s greenfield project exceeds projections after installation of ABB’s reliable low-speed dual pinion ring-geared mill drive solution

ExxonMobil releases five-point plan for best practice grease selection

ExxonMobil | June 9, 2015

Helpful hints have the potential to increase machine uptime and reduce operating costs

Britespan Celebrates Five Years of Successful Business & Rapid Growth


This month marks the five year anniversary of Britespan Building Systems Inc. (Britespan).

How Canada’s oilsands are paving the way for driverless trucks — and the threat of big layoffs

Financial Post | June 8, 2015

The 400-tonne heavy haulers that rumble along the roads of northern Alberta’s oilsands sites are referred to in Fort McMurray as “the biggest trucks in the world,” employing thousands of operators to drive the massive rigs through the mine pits.

Mining the need of women

Hamilton Spectator | June 8, 2015

The story behind "Covergalls," one of the first ladies' coveralls that include wrist snaps, adjustable Velcro at the waist and two-way zippers to fit various sizes — and of course a secret trap door for when nature calls.

TF Tough Steel™ Series Bearings

NSK Corporation | June 7, 2015

NSK’s Tough Steel (TF) Series Bearings provide improved resistance to wear and seizure in contaminated lubrication conditions.

Leica Pegasus:Backpack becomes industry first in wearable reality capture

Leica Geosystems | June 4, 2015

Leica Geosystems announced the industry’s first commercially available wearable reality-capture technology with the Pegasus:Backpack this week at HxGN LIVE.

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