Equipment News

New Cat® D9T Dozer Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

Caterpillar | April 17, 2014
Cat D9T Dozer pushing dirt front view

The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 rpm. High torque rise of 36 percent enables the dozer to power through tough material.

Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 17, 2014
Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

The combined equipment manufacturer would be listed on both the London and Helsinki Stock Exchanges.

One company innovation leads to dramatic change

R&D Contracting | April 16, 2014

R&D Contracting, a specialist maintenance company for the commercial and industrial sectors, has recently introduced a product by Dynarail to their list of value added services of which has already resulted in massive maintenance-cost reduction.

Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

Altaaqa Global | April 16, 2014

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region.

Is the automated mine a threat to recruitment?

Is the automated mine a threat to recruitment?

With the growing trend for automated mines and 3D virtual training platforms the impact on future recruitment in mining should be considered.

More than CA$40 million of equipment sold at Ritchie Bros. Grande Prairie, AB auction

Ritchie Bros | April 11, 2014

Large selection of equipment attracts more than 5,000 bidders from 32 countries to two-day unreserved public auction in Grande Prairie, AB (April 9 – 10, 2014)

Joy Global Announces Acquisition of Certain Assets of Mining Technologies International, Inc.

Joy Global | April 11, 2014

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to purchase certain assets of Mining Technologies International, Inc. ("MTI") for $51.0 million Canadian dollars.

Metso to publish its Interim Review for January-March 2014 on Thursday, April 24, 2014

Metso | April 10, 2014

Metso will arrange a news conference for media, investors and analysts in Helsinki on Thursday, April 24, 2014…

Ritchie Bros. to conduct Grand Opening auction in Manchester, NH on April 17

Ritchie Bros | April 10, 2014

New 54-acre auction site is the Company's first in the state of New Hampshire

Metso strengthens its industry leading services presence by opening new mining service centers in Peru and Mexico close to our customers operations

Metso | April 9, 2014

The new service center, which will open in Peru's Arequipa in April, strengthens Metso's already solid position in South America and provides access and direct contact with the biggest mining companies in the area.

Reliable and Economical Bin Level Control

Conveyor Components Company | April 9, 2014

Conveyor Components Company’s Model CR Roto-Level Control™ is a reliable and economical level indicator that provides storage bins with protection from material overflow, empty bins, abnormal levels and plugged chutes.

Caterpillar Upgrades Room and Pillar Mining Equipment Manufacturing in Pennsylvania

Caterpillar | April 8, 2014
Cat SU488 Scoop to be manufactured in Pennsylvania plant

Caterpillar is updating and upgrading room and pillar mining equipment manufacturing facilities in Houston, Penn. The facility, located south of Pittsburgh, currently manufactures continuous miners used in underground coal and soft rock mining, and it is being readied to manufacture …

IROCK Launches New Website for Easier Use and Mobile Access

IROCK | April 8, 2014

The new site provides quick access to detailed product information to help customers make informed decisions about crushing and screening equipment. The mobile-friendly site also links customers to the latest technologies and industry news.

Ritchie Bros. prepares for its largest Canadian auction of 2014

Ritchie Bros | April 8, 2014

Unreserved auction in Edmonton, AB on April 23 – 25 features 5,350+ equipment items and counting

Doran Unveils New Literature Detailing New OTR TPMS Sensors & Systems

Doran | April 8, 2014

Designed specifically to withstand the extreme operating conditions of OTR tire applications, these purpose-built tire pressure monitors are ideal for rubber tired loaders, articulated trucks, tired excavators, graders, and wherever OTR tires are used.

Atkins chooses AVEVA Everything3D and AVEVA Laser Modeller

AVEVA | April 8, 2014

Leading Oil & Gas Engineering and Design Consultancy adopts AVEVA software to drive Engineering and Design for Lean Construction

Further order from leading Italian steel producer

Tenova TAKRAF | April 8, 2014

Tenova TAKRAF Italy has been awarded a contract by ILVA S.p.A., the leading Italian steel producer, for the design and supply of a bucket chain continuous ship unloader for handling iron ore and coal at the ILVA steel plant in Taranto, Italy.

New issue of Metso Mining and Construction customer magazine out now

Metso | April 7, 2014

It introduces The Game Changer, also known as Lokotrack® LT220D(TM) mobile crushing and screening plant.

Atlas Copco to consolidate mining equipment operations in Sweden

Atlas Copco | April 7, 2014

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, plans to move the operations of two of its mining equipment production facilities in Sweden to its competence center in Örebro. The aim is to increase efficiency and strengthen the company for the future.

VULKAN Drive Tech shows robust and cost-efficient drive solutions for municipal vehicles and crushing machines

Vulkan | April 4, 2014

VULKAN Drive Tech couplings have long proved their worth in the commercial vehicle sector across the world, providing for trouble-free drive and thus full protection from wear and damage of high-quality machines.

Polish Bogdanka Mine purchases fourth Cat® Plow Longwall

Caterpillar | April 3, 2014
Bogdanka plow at face

The new system is expected to average 10,000 tonnes production per day.

Novel screen flood detection device improves productivity

Tenova Delkor | April 2, 2014

In an important development for the solid/liquid separation industry, Tenova Delkor has developed and patented a novel belt linear screen (BLS) flood detection device. The device detects when a waste (trash) removal screen is overloaded, then sends a signal for corrective action to be taken.

Sepro Mineral Systems Corp. Introduces Complete Range Of Horizontal and Vertical Sepro Pumps

Sepro Minerals Systems Corp | April 2, 2014
sepro-mineral-logo-new (Small)

In line with Sepro’s vision of becoming a single source supplier of modular plant solutions, this powerful new line of pumps for dewatering, slurry, mineral froth, tank and various sump applications provides high abrasion resistance for medium to heavy-duty slurry transfer.

Guardvant Receives Additional Order from Sumitomo Minera San Cristóbal S.A.

Guardvant, Inc. | April 1, 2014

Guardvant, Inc., a provider of innovative mining technology received another order for OpGuard, Operator Fatigue and Alertness Monitoring System, from the Sumitomo Corporation for the Minera San Cristóbal S.A. (MSC) company in Bolivia.

Ludman Industries Enhances its Engineering & Sales Team

Ludman Industries | April 1, 2014

Ludman Industries, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is proud to announce the addition of two key personnel to their engineering and sales teams, Eric Niemi and John Obligato.

Metso Comments on Market Rumors

Metso | April 1, 2014

Metso Corporation notes speculation in the media this morning concerning a potential transaction between The Weir Group Plc ("Weir") and Metso.

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