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The negative implications of using replicator spare parts on slurry pumps

Replicating spare parts for slurry pumps is a serious issue in the mining industry, for both solution providers and the mine operators who utilise them.

Ukrainian company started supplies of mine rescue equipment to Thailand

DEZEGA Holding Ukraine started cooperation with a Thai company, specializing in potash extraction. The self-contained self-rescuers of Ukrainian manufacture will be used in construction of a new mine for the potash extraction in Thailand.

GuardVant Demonstrates Fatigue and Distraction Solutions at MINExpo 2016

Live demonstration of OpGuard in fully-equipped Liebherr haul truck cab

Advent of Loesche India in Nepal

Loesche’s state-of-the-art and ever-reliable Vertical Roller Mill LM 35.2+2CS is ordered by Shubhashree Agni Cement Udhyog Pvt. Ltd.

Unsolvable Chiller Pump Noise Resolved by Acoustiblok’s Acoustical Real Time Video Imaging System®

Acoustiblok, a NASA Spinoff listed company, recently used its Acoustical Real-Time Video Imaging System® to efficiently cure a continuing unsolvable problem of excessive noise from two industrial chiller pumps. Over a two-year period, three acoustical consultants were brought in to take measurements using standard sound level meters, however none of them could successfully identify the root cause of the problem, or develop a solution that satisfied the noise requirements.

Increasing mine safety and productivity in China

RCT’s Smart Technology helped Eldorado Gold’s White Mountain achieve its safety and productivity goals.

Equal opportunity distribution through asset financing in mining equipment market

Between lessor and lessee in the growing mining equipment market, an asset manager acts as the lynchpin.

Alaska Structures to Showcase Mining Buildings, Conveyor Enclosures & More at MINExpo 2016

Alaska Structures will be showcasing their fabric buildings at MINExpo in Las Vegas this September 26th to 28th at booth #12150 in the outdoor Silver lot.

Tough hose reels for tough operators

Designed and manufactured in Europe using 50% thicker Stainless Steel than standard hose reels, the Mine Spec Range of Hose Reels has been created to withstand the rigors of the toughest environments and roughest operators.

Magna Tyres Group appoints Vijay Nambiar as General Manager, Magna Tyres Middle East & Africa

Vijay Nambiar will be part of the Magna Tyres Group with the Middle East & Africa office, offering sales support to all dealers and end users of Magna Tyres in the region, while also focussing on expanding the business.

World 1st for STATS Group on Cortez Pipeline Project

High pressure CO2 pipeline isolation success breaks new ground

Cat® Hard Rock Mining business unit expands Underground Truck Design portfolio

The agreement will provide Caterpillar with additional design options in the 20-metric-tonnes and smaller payload class.

MICROMINE, has implemented its Fleet Management and Mine Control Solution Pitram, at one of Mongolia’s largest mines, Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC)

Pitram will improve operations by providing advanced fleet management capabilities including optimisation of truck assignments, tight control of fuel usage and vehicle speed restrictions and high precision machine guidance.

Vermeer Terrain Leveler® SEM can help address drill and blast, air quality restrictions

Regulations are having a significant impact on productivity in the mining industry. There are options that can help a mine increase production while at the same time adhering to these regulations.

Sulzer’s pump technology, turbine solutions and high voltage coils on show at Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia 2016

Houston, Texas will again host this year’s Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia (TPS), where Sulzer will be on hand to demonstrate how improved performance and reliability can be delivered for rotating equipment.

Bright export prospects for Australian equipment manufacturer

With a one-piece-flow process, built using Lean Manufacturing principles, the team completed the machines on budget and on time.

Wirtgen Surface Mining: Maximizing coal recovery by minimizing fines

Most coal mines measure the particle size distribution (PSD) of their plant feed to obtain information about the suitability of the feed for their process, especially regarding the fines content. But few mines know where these fines come from exactly, and few still actually measure the fines...

Preview mining’s first Vehicle Intervention System, only at MINExpo

Fatigue monitoring among other safety solutions in Las Vegas spotlight, Sept. 26-28

Trimble and Vermeer introduce Trimble Ready factory program with a GPS steering option for new Vermeer Terrain Leveler

Vermeer T1255III SEMs that ship from the factory Trimble Ready make it faster and easier to install a Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System, which can reduce the cost and complexity of the installation.

Cat® Roof supports to extend Whitehaven’s Narrabri North Longwall

Whitehaven Coal Limited has placed an order for 50 Cat® longwall roof supports to extend its Narrabri North longwall from 300 meters to 400 meters—to increase production and reduce costs.

South Africa’s mine ventilation game changer

Local fans and ventilation firm MechCaL, has over the past 2 years, experienced accelerated growth in all areas of the business –all due to their vision of placing client delivery as a top priority and a passion for producing innovative products that are changing the face of South African mining ventilation.

South Africa’s mine ventilation game changer

Local fans and ventilation firm MechCaL, has over the past 2 years, experienced accelerated growth in all areas of the business –all due to their vision of placing client delivery as a top priority and a passion for producing innovative products that are changing the face of South African mining ventilation.

Schramm to Announce New Drilling Rig & Supply-Chain Partnership At MINExpo 2016

Schramm Inc., a world-class manufacturer of land drilling rigs, will be exhibiting at this year’s MINExpo International in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 26 to 28. At the expo Schramm will unveil their new advanced drilling rig and new supply chain partnership to enhance aftermarket support for customer operations.

Sulzer expands facility capability with new lathe

The new lathe was constructed based on current designs of large gas turbine rotors. Specifically designed for versatility and to accommodate the most modern turbine rotors, the lathe has a 200,000 lbs. capacity, with a 76 foot (23 meters) over bedway and a 14 foot (4.25 meters) swing.