Equipment News

Metso offers complete fleet management tools for Lokotrack mobile crushing plants

Metso | September 25, 2014

Remote monitoring of crushing data from quarries is becoming a crucial element in mobile crushing and screening applications. Today, Metso offers complete fleet management and automation systems, designed for all Lokotrack range mobile applications.

Demand for ROI from Miners Propels Immersive Technologies’ Business

Immersive Technologies | September 26, 2014

Immersive Technologies works closely with mining operations and equipment manufacturers to solve real mining industry problems in areas of safety, productivity, reactive maintenance and the availability of skilled equipment operators.

DuPont™ Kevlar® in Mining Provides Increased Productivity, Reduced Cost

DuPont | September 26, 2014

Advanced Material Used in Conveyor Belts Enables Dare Bigger™ Performance

Northern College Hosts Atlas Copco Training Event

Northern College | September 25, 2014

Northern College Kirkland Lake Campus hosted a training event for staff from international mining equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco last week. 23 International Sales Technicians from across North and South America underwent surface diamond driller training at the campus.

Littelfuse Offers Best-Value Purchasing Model for Custom Electrical Gear in Mining and Oil & Gas Operations

Littelfuse, Inc. | September 25, 2014

Uptime and ROI depend on the proper engineering of power distribution equipment

NanoSteel Demonstrates Breakthrough in Additive-Manufactured Wear Materials

NanoSteel | September 24, 2014

High-hardness ferrous metal matrix products now achievable through a one-step 3D-printing process

Atlas Copco releases new side dump bucket for Scooptram loaders

Atlas Copco | September 23, 2014

Atlas Copco has introduced a side dump bucket option for the Scooptram line of underground LHD machines.

Secondary Conveyor Belt Cleaner Designed for Safety and Easy Maintenance

Martin Engineering | September 23, 2014

A global leader in bulk material handling technology has announced a secondary conveyor belt cleaner engineered to improve performance and reduce maintenance time, even as average belt speeds and loads continue to increase.

US Government shuts down mining hardware maker Butterfly Labs

Coin Desk | September 23, 2014

Accused the embattled company of fraud and public misrepresentation.

Metso's financial information in 2015

Metso | September 22, 2014

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements and Interim Reviews Publications' Schedule for 2015

Atlas Copco among top ranked companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Atlas Copco | September 22, 2014

Atlas Copco has received noteworthy recognition as a sustainable company.

“It was an instant marriage”: Omnicomm launches joint activities in South Africa

Omnicomm LLC | September 22, 2014

Omnicomm, one of the leading developers and manufacturers of fuel monitoring solutions and other equipment for fleet management needs, has presented its products at the key mining industry show on African continent – Electra Mining Africa 2014.

Electra Mining Africa 2014: the unveiling of the world’s largest telehandler

Manitou Southern Africa | September 22, 2014

With a nominal lift capacity of 35 tons on its 14-metre duplex turret, the Manitou MHT-X 14350 delivers an unprecedented level of mobile handling capacity to surface mining, heavy and general logistics industries. Designed with a renewed emphasis on size for increased productivity in the increasingly heavy-load handling requirements characterising modern heavy industrial applications, the MHT-X 14350 from Manitou is a versatile, reliable and robust rough terrain, all-purpose vehicle that delivers unparalleled handling capabilities with increased safety and ergonomic operator comfort.

Parked-off brake increases safety for on-site conveyor maintenance

Twiflex Ltd. | September 19, 2014

A heavily laden conveyor can have an enormous amount of potential energy, so has to be treated with the utmost respect if accidents are to be avoided. Steve Powell, Product Manager for Twiflex Ltd., an Altra Industrial Motion company, looks at parked-off conveyor brakes, and how they can improve safety during maintenance.


Asset Services | September 18, 2014

BIDDING OPENS: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. * * * BIDDING CLOSES: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.

Leading Online Mining Auctioneering Company Enters Agricultural Sector

Clear Asset | September 18, 2014

Clear Asset, currently representing most major mines and contractors in South Africa, quickly entrenched themselves in the mining sector taking to auction a wide selection of used mining and plant equipment. The company achieved a first for South Africa when they successfully sold a 3,300-ton dragline machine valued at over R1billion new. The company currently represents the likes of Anglo American, Sibanye Gold, Glencore, Exxaro, Rockwell, Diesel Power, Genet, Anglo Gold Ashanti and other mining giants.

Gebrüder NETZSCH Maschinenfabrik GmbH renamed NETZSCH Pumpen & Systeme Österreich GmbH


For decades NETZSCH has been a global market leader for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, evolving from pump specialists for a single type of pump into a solution provider for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, TORNADO® rotary lobe pumps, multi screw pumps, macerators/grinders, dosing technology, and equipment for custom built and challenging solutions for many applications.

Goldcorp’s Red Lake Mine Recognises Training Simulation Benefits

Thoroughtec | September 16, 2014

With workforce health and safety a top priority, Red Lake invested in a fourth-generation CYBERMINE simulator made by global training simulator provider ThoroughTec Simulation. This was to help them not only maintain and improve safety levels but also productivity. The containerised system started being put to good use toward the end of 2013 and is proving to be a valuable part of the mine’s training and evaluation programme.

K-Vee Spidler – Spiral Cleaning Idler

Kinder & Co | September 16, 2014

We are very pleased to introduce the newest addition to our range of Conveyor Belt Cleaning Systems: the K-Vee Spidler – Spiral Cleaning Idler, offering a maintenance and adjustment free solution to conveyor belt cleaning.

Xylem Water Solutions South Africa brings some drama to Electra Mining

Xylem Water Solutions | September 11, 2014

Players in the mining and related industries are well aware of the fast approaching Electra Mining Africa Expo taking place at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 15 – 19 September this year. Top companies from all over the continent will be pulling out all the stops as they exhibit cutting-edge technology and services. Being a global thought leader, the team at Xylem Water Solutions South Africa decided to complement their outstanding range of products with something special this year…

New High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle™ Saves Space and Money, Resists Corrosion and High Temperatures

Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd | September 11, 2014

EXAIR's new 1" High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle produces a flat 1" (25mm) wide airstream with a strong blowing force of 462g when mounted 12" (305mm) from the target. The unique design of this super-efficient nozzle makes it an ideal fit for both tight spaces and tight budgets.

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Aggregates Manager | September 11, 2014
Construction, not mining lifts Caterpillar’s profit

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market share in value to the U.S. economy.

STRIKER launches the new Etrac crushing range

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | September 10, 2014

Striker's design and technical team have just completed development of the new range of electric track crushing and screening plants known as the Striker Etrac range. Striker Etrac is available in three configurations to meet the requirements of Striker's many Australasian and Chinese clients who share the same pressures to reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Combinations of full electric, electric/hydraulic or electric diesel are available.

Composition of Metso's Nomination Board

Metso | September 9, 2014

Metso Corporation's four biggest registered shareholders on September 1, 2014, have named the following persons as their representatives in Metso's Nomination Board

ABB awarded $103 million order for world’s largest iron mine in Brazil

ABB | September 9, 2014

Mine of the future to be fitted with complete truckless transport system controlled by intelligent digital substations to reduce emissions and cut fuel costs.

First female fatality in Chile’s mining industry

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 8, 2014
First female fatality in Chile’s mining industry

A 25-year-old female truck driver died when her vehicle flipped over near Antofagasta Minerals' Los Pelambres copper mine.

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