Equipment News

Bringing light into the dark: Forensic analysis is key to root cause of failures

Soto Group Pty Ltd. | April 15, 2015
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All sectors of the mining and construction industries are continually seeking ways to counter the costs of major equipment failure. Forensic engineering is now emerging as the first course of action.

IronPlanet’s Cat Auction Services to Hold Unreserved Public Auction April 22, 2015 at Wagner Equipment in Denver, CO

IronPlanet | April 16, 2015

More than 275 lots onsite with large selection of late model, low hour Cat® equipment

Online auctions continue to grow as yet another physical auction scandal unravels

Clear Asset | April 16, 2015

With recent headlines focused on yet another physical auction scandal, this time championed by billionaire Ivor Ichikowitz, questions are being asked around the traditional auction mechanism and how secure it is against ‘ghost’ and ‘vendor’ bidding.

Santasalo’s Launches Quatro+ Planetary Gears Providing 30% Higher Torques and 200% Extended Bearing Life on Original Quatro Series

Santasalo | April 16, 2015

Gear manufacturer, Santasalo, is pleased to introduce their new series of planetary gear units to the global industrial market. The new Quatro+ range offers higher torques without the requirement to increase the gear unit size or weight giving you more for your investment.

Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 15, 2015
Asteroid miner puts first demonstration spaceship in orbit

The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent three month in orbit trying to identify subsystems to explore and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.

Sandvik Capital Markets Day in Gimo

Sandvik | April 14, 2015
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This fall, Sandvik will arrange its annual Capital Markets Day in Gimo, Sweden. The date is set to 16 November 2015.

Protect electronics from heat with digital control

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EXAIR's digital ETC (Electronic Temperature Control) is now available for Dual Cabinet Cooler® Systems installed on large or high heat load enclosures.

Metso signs three-year life-cycle agreement with Kevitsa mine in Finland

Metso | April 14, 2015
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Metso commits to continuous process optimization to maximize Kevitsa's availability and production efficiency

New mobile wireless router for high-bandwidth industrial remote communication

Siemens | April 14, 2015
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Scalance M876-3 offers transmission of data via UMTS and EVDO

Vedanta’s Use of Training Simulators Expands and Assists in Moving Underground

Thoroughtec | April 14, 2015
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Vedanta’s Hindustan Zinc Limited, which is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of zinc-lead, recently received high-fidelity training simulators from ThoroughTec Simulation. Their Rampura Agucha operation in Rajasthan, India, took delivery of three fourth-generation CYBERMINE simulators to assist in operator training as they move underground.

Metso has finalized the sale of the Tampere foundry in Finland to TEVO

Metso | April 13, 2015

Metso has finalized the sale of the Tampere foundry, announced December 19, 2014, to the Finnish company TEVO Oy. The business was transferred to the new owner on April 13, 2015. The sales price will not be disclosed. In conjunction with the sale, all foundry personnel transferred to TEVO Oy with their existing employment contracts.

Komatsu America Corp. Launches the New D85-18 Crawler Dozer

Komatsu | April 9, 2015
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With a 264 HP, Komatsu SAA6D125E-7, variable geometry, turbo charged (KVGT) and after cooled, Tier 4 Final certified engine, this new dozer leverages Komatsu’s nearly 20 years of experience and innovative leadership in emissions technology to deliver a high-performance, more environmentally-friendly engine that burns up to 5% less fuel and costs less to operate.

NSK Asset Improvement Program (AIP)

NSK Corporation | April 9, 2015

AIP is a well-proven asset improvement programe that combines your own knowledge of the working environment, culture, processes and problems in your business, with the engineering expertise, and innovation of NSK.

Mitas unveils new sizes of CR-01 crane tires

MITAS a.s. | April 7, 2015
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To date, Mitas produces three sizes of CR-01 crane tires and delivers them to major manufacturers such as Liebherr and Manitowoc. The CR-01 tyre will be put on display at the INTERMAT fair in Paris at Mitas stand E051, Hall 5a.

Nautilus Minerals resumes undersea mining exploration

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 7, 2015
Nautilus Minerals resumes undersea mining exploration

The goal is to expand Nautilus’ Seafloor Massive Sulphide prospect inventory around Solomon Islands, located east of Papua New Guinea.

Chile’s Codelco the first miner to join the Industrial Internet Consortium

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 3, 2015
Chile’s Codelco the first miner to join the Industrial Internet Consortium

Among other applications, Codelco is interested in implementing worker location services and remote equipment assessments.

Free Condoms from QMS parts

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | April 2, 2015
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Purchasing spare parts with Striker can help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Impact Cradles Control Spillage, Preserve Belt Integrity

Martin Engineering | April 1, 2015
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A global innovator in bulk handling technology offers a family of impact cradles engineered to prevent belt and mainframe damage and eliminate spillage of heavy materials.

Increase Mine Productivity using Data Analytics and Targeted Operator Training

Immersive Technologies | April 1, 2015

It’s one of the biggest challenges facing mine sites today, “how can we increase productivity without compromising safety or increasing cost?”

Belzona Launches New Pourable Chocking Compound

Belzona Polymerics Limited | March 31, 2015
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Designed to endure the physical and thermal shock common to the marine environment, the new chocking/grouting compound is specifically formulated to spread out evenly across irregular surfaces. More importantly, unlike similar liquid applied chocking systems, Belzona 7111 can be stored and has currently been tested to confirm a three year shelf life.

FLO Components Ltd. offers New Autogreaser Hose Monitoring Solution

FLO Components Ltd. | March 31, 2015
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Lubrication solutions specialist FLO Components Ltd. has announced its introduction into Canada, of the new Hose Connection Control System (HCC) to monitor the grease lines in automatic greasing systems on trucks and heavy equipment (construction, road building, mining, etc.).

Sandvik to deliver first European sale of the recently launched mid-range crushers

Sandvik | March 31, 2015
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The first European sale of the new Sandvik CH865 mid-range mining cone crushers will be delivered to Björkdalsgruvan gold mine in northern Sweden.

4 Environmental Benefits of Microtunneling You Should Know About

Jayde Ferguson | March 30, 2015
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As the construction industry and everyday people become more environmentally conscious, ‘green’ practices have edged their way more predominately into building solutions.

Metso's new HP5 cone crusher offers tailored performance

Metso | March 30, 2015
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The new HP5 cone crusher was designed with safety, simplicity and eco-efficiency in mind.

To preserve precious water mines should be using GRP piping

IWC | March 30, 2015

Conserving South Africa’s water is a top priority as a Water Affairs study shows that South Africans will be using more water by 2025 than is currently available. By 2030, it will be using 17% more, according to the 2030 Water Resources Group.

Tenova Pyromet supports SMAL in seamless switch in of furnaces

Tenova Pyromet | March 30, 2015
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Two 33 MVA FeMn/SiMn furnaces, which were switched-in in June 2014 by Sarda Metals & Alloys Ltd. (SMAL), with full support from high capacity furnace and smelting plant specialist, Tenova Pyromet, have consistently met their guaranteed operating parameters since then. Tenova Pyromet is part of the global total technology solutions provider, Tenova Mining & Minerals.

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