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TLT-Turbo Announces South African Collaboration

Following majority shareholder acquisitions of MechCaL and TLT ACTOM, German based firm, TLT-Turbo (GmbH), has announced a collaboration structure involving all three firms that will provide a total solutions approach to the development of integrated, reliable ventilation products.

Process of exiting from the Mining Systems operations continues

Sandvik has earlier announced the ambition to close the Mining Systems transaction during Q4 2016. The deal will not be finalized according to the original plan as all conditions for closing have not been met.

Official US release for the Construction Industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 – Rockmore’s Vector Rod System advances drilling

Rockmore International will officially unveil its new Vector Rod System to the North American construction and aggregate industries at the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 exhibition in Las Vegas, NV in March 2017.

New Breed of Collision Detection System Developed for Mining Applications

Perth based SITECH Western Australia announced today the release of a brand-new collision detection system for dozing and stacker/reclaimer applications in the mining industry.

Outotec to deliver concentrate filtration plant for Toquepala copper project in Peru

Outotec has been awarded a contract by Southern Copper Corporation, a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico S.A.B de CV. ("Grupo Mexico"), for the delivery of concentrate filtration plant to the Toquepala concentrator expansion in Southern Peru.

Metso wins recognition as a leading brand in the Brazilian mining sector for the second consecutive year

For the second year running, a survey conducted by IN THE MINE magazine in Brazil ranked Metso as a leading brand in the Brazilian mining sector. Metso was number one in the categories of Crushing and Maintenance of Mineral Beneficiation Mills.

Caterpillar to develop autonomous mining truck technology for additional models and brands

At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets.

Atlas Copco’s new automation software lets the drill rig do the work

Dynamic tunneling package is a new automation software for face drilling rigs, which gives improved accuracy of the excavation thanks to the fact that drill plans always will be fitted for the current section.

Mining production increases spell good news for suppliers

For companies servicing the mining sector, project opportunities have declined significantly in the past few years.

Tenova TAKRAF Acquires Specialized US-based Company

Global mining and bulk material handling equipment supplier, TAKRAF, is pleased to announce that it has recently acquired the assets of FMC Technologies’ (NYSE: FTI) Material Handling Systems (FMC MHS) business unit based in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA

Boart Longyear to showcase its broad range of drilling services and innovative products at the Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017

Boart Longyear is participating in the Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017 (AME-BC), January 23 to 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at booth 410.

Manuli Hydraulics introduces the Q.Safe Flat Face Multiconnector series

The Q.Safe Flat Face quick coupling range from Manuli Hydraulics is widely renowned for representing the Gold Standard in quick coupling quality and performance. Manuli Hydraulics are pleased to release the Multiconnector series, a new range which combines superior performance with the added efficiency and safety related benefits of a multiconnector block system.

Atlas Copco to split in two, appoints new CEO

The Swedish company plans to list its mining tools division by 2018 in the biggest-ever shakeup of the group, which could spark takeover interest.

Royal IHC wins several contracts at the end of 2016

“We see market recovery in the dredging and renewables industry, and are positive that this will continue in 2017”...

Improve your cooling system’s efficiency

Many businesses report up to a 30% saving in their energy costs – a significant benefit to an organisation's profitability.

Maximizing pump efficiency through reduced corrosion and erosion

Industrial processes across the globe require pumps to operate reliably and efficiently. The latest pump designs and coating technologies offer significant improvements in the long term performance of industrial pumps. By minimizing the effects of corrosion and erosion, users can enhance productivity and reduce running costs.

Sulzer’s at-speed balancing facility achieves 20 years in service

Since September 1996, the at-speed balancing bunker in Sulzer’s Houston Service Center has been performing a critical service for clients from all over the world. As an integral part of the diagnostic and repair process for large rotating components, this facility offers plant owners and OEMs a specialty service that ensures continued reliability.

Canada's gold miners to embrace green energy to control costs

Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.

Advanced Fans for Your Rigorous Off-Road Applications – Horton Thermoset Engineered Composite

For tough environments where durability and airflow requirements prove challenging, the patent-pending Horton HTEC fan was designed from the ground up to provide reliable performance and improved efficiency - reducing unscheduled downtime and providing greater profitability with reduced operating and maintenance costs..

RCV2000 Fully Variable Fan Drives – Precision Cooling for Large-Bore Diesel Applications

Horton designed the first viscous fan drive specifically for high horsepower off-highway applications with 50-Liter engines and larger.

Terex® Finlay to showcase I-140 impact crusher at CONEXPO, 2017

Since its launch in 2016 the Terex Finlay I-140 has made a “real impact” on the global market place in the mid-sized category of impactor crushers with machines now working on every continent.

Collaboration Agreement with FLSmidth opens new opportunities for REMSAFE

REMSAFE isolation systems are FLSmidth’s preferred isolation system, enabling FLSmidth to offer its bulk product handling equipment with an integrated turnkey remote isolation solution

Patented conveyor belt cleaner designed to reduce total ownership cost

A significant investment in tooling and product engineering by a global leader in bulk material handling technology has produced a patented conveyor belt cleaner that is projected to reduce the cost of ownership by cleaning better and lasting longer.

LOESCHE grinding plant LM 24.2 for phosphate rock successfully enters operation

The LOESCHE mill is the technological heart of the new EuroChem crushing and processing plant for the production of ground phosphate in Zhanatas.

Unattended Weighbridges and Driver Control Stations

A particular type of weighbridge, unattended or unmanned weighbridges and driver control stations go hand-in-hand to deliver significant benefits including more streamlined operations, reduced labour costs, extended operating hours and faster throughputs.