Equipment News

Sandvik intends to divest Mining Systems operations

Sandvik | October 1, 2015

Sandvik has decided to initiate divestment of the project business Mining Systems.

Sulzer’s Stavanger Service Center relocates to new premises

Sulzer | October 1, 2015

The Stavanger Service Center in Norway offers a complete range of services for pumps and rotating equipment used within the oil and gas sector. Recently the center has moved to new premises, with improved facilities that will enable more efficient workflows to accommodate the workload which has increased in recent months.

Solve bearing problems before they’re problems

NSK Corporation | October 1, 2015

NSK’s Asset Improvement Program (AIP) provides real solutions to real challenges.

Innovation: Wirtgen Surface Miners detect more and extract more

Wirtgen GmbH | September 25, 2015

Wirtgen has developed two innovations: a camera system for rock interface detection and a cutting drum unit for the flagship Surface Miner 4200 SM that is set to sustainably optimize the mining of mineral deposits.

Australia: Surface mining takes over from conventional coal mining

Wirtgen GmbH | September 25, 2015

Wirtgen surface mining technology simplifies the mining process.

Caterpillar to axe 10,000 jobs over next three years

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 24, 2015
Caterpillar to axe 10,000 jobs over next three years

It also revised its guidance for 2015 down, saying sales and revenues for the year are now expected to be about $48 billion—$1 billion lower than the previous outlook.

Super Heavy-Duty Conveyor Belt Cleaners For Severe Operating Conditions

Martin Engineering | September 23, 2015

A family of primary conveyor belt cleaners has been engineered for the world’s fastest, most heavily-loaded belts, with industrial-strength construction that delivers effective cleaning, minimal maintenance and long service life, even under punishing conditions.

Gekko Systems Announces Completion of Cyanide Detox System for the Phoenix Gold Project

Gekko Systems | September 23, 2015

Gekko Systems is pleased to announce the successful commissioning and formal acceptance of the Cyanide Detox System by the Rubicon Minerals Corporation for its Phoenix Gold Project in Red Lake, Ontario took place in June 2015.

World Coal Association calls for Climate Week to recognize role of all low emission technologies

World Coal Association | September 22, 2015

The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on participants at Climate Week to recognise the role of all low emission technologies in reducing global CO2 emissions.

Columbus McKinnon Expands Metric Wheel End Truck Offering with New Sizes and Standard Bogie Configurations

Columbus McKinnon Corporation | September 22, 2015

Durable and dependable top-running end trucks suitable for CMAA Class C and D Service

Online auctions becoming single biggest platform for trading mining assets

Clear Asset | September 22, 2015

Strategies within the local mining sector have shifted drastically over recent years. With continued challenges within mines houses, many companies have been forced to move their focus away from growth and expansion to that of efficiency and cost control.

ASI New Facility Upgrade

Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) | September 21, 2015

Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) announced the completion of facilities expansion involving their unmanned vehicle test track.

Omnia appoints new Managing Director of BME

BME | September 21, 2015

JSE listed Group, Omnia Holdings, has appointed Joseph Keenan as the new managing director of its mining explosives division, BME, as from 1 September 2015. BME is the leading supplier of explosives and services to the African mining, quarrying and construction industries.

ThyssenKrupp provides new Crushing and Overland Conveying System for Cuajone Copper Mine in Peru

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions | September 21, 2015

New system combines one of the largest semi-mobile crushing plants and an overland conveyor equipped with the largest gearless conveyor drives built to date

Westermo RedFox industrial routing switch certified for hazardous area applications

Westermo | September 21, 2015

Westermo announces that the high-performance RedFox industrial Ethernet switch range is now fully certified for use in hazardous areas.

FLSmidth adds its weight to CEEC’s global drive for efficient comminution

FLSmidth added its global strength to CEEC’s mission to accelerate the transfer of knowledge around more efficiency and productive mineral processing strategies.

Groundbreaking Partnership to Revive Obuasi Gold Mine

Randgold Resources | September 17, 2015

Randgold Resources Limited and AngloGold Ashanti Limited have concluded an investment agreement aimed at the formation of a joint venture to redevelop and operate AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi gold mine in Ghana

Energy Department Announces $70 Million for Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing

U.S. Department of Energy | September 16, 2015

Public-Private Partnership to Support Advancements in Advanced Sensors, Controls, Modeling

Outotec again among sustainability leaders in the Dow Jones index

Outotec | September 10, 2015

For the third consecutive year.

Martin Engineering Names New Distributors in Africa

Martin Engineering | September 4, 2015

A global leader in high-performance bulk material handling technologies has named two new distributors of its complete line of conveyor components and flow aids, including belt cleaners, transfer point solutions, safety products and training, air cannons and field services.

Mining Leaders looking to Renewables to Drive Operational Savings at Energy and Mines Toronto Summit, Oct 22-23

Energy and Mines | September 3, 2015

Current pressures on the mining sector is driving increased interest in the cost savings and power security advantages that renewables can provide mining operations. This October 22-23, a record number of mining leaders will meet with renewable energy and finance experts to network and share knowledge at the 3rd annual Energy and Mines Toronto Summit.

Polyus Gold Awards High-Precision Contract to Wenco


The Krasnoyarsk Division of Polyus Gold has chosen Wenco International Mining Systems to supply its high-precision machine guidance systems for shovels and drills at three mine sites in Eastern Siberia, Russia.

Columbia Steel’s John Bergner now serving surface mines in Mountain States region


Columbia Steel is pleased to announce that current District Manager John Bergner has added dragline operations in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana to his customer base.

New Kenworth Flagship Location in Leduc, Canada, Selects Stertil-Koni Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts for Expansive Maintenance Facility

Stertil-Koni | August 27, 2015

Vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that Kenworth Trucks, a PACCAR company recognized as one of the leading suppliers of heavy and medium duty trucks worldwide, has selected Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems for the maintenance facility of the company’s new, 129,000 square foot sales and service facility located in Alberta, Canada.

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Sandvik Construction to launch the new QA335 Doublescreen in 2015

Sandvik | August 26, 2015

Featuring the patented Doublescreen technology which gives you ultimate screening flexibility, this new mid-sized unit offers a highly efficient, versatile and productive solution designed with your needs in mind.

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