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Metso Minerals signs a service contract with Peñoles in Mexico

Metso Minerals has signed a service contract with Servicios Industriales Peñoles, S.A. de C.V. in Mexico. The value of the 5-year contract is approximately EUR 2 million. The purpose of the contract is to provide […]

Xstrata Copper buys mining equipment from Siemens

Reuters reports that German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Tuesday it has a contract worth 30 million euros ($47.51 million) from Xstrata Copper (XTA.L: Quote, Profile, Research) to supply mining equipment […]

Eyes on Indian Underground

increasing demand for coal. Industry observers believe that India is poised to become a major market for mining equipment, even larger than China, and this opportunity has led several global mining companies to open up shop in the country at least four

RDH MINING EQUIPMENT introduces the 100D LHD for Narrow Vein Mining

RDH Mining Equipment launches its introduction of the RDH 100D LHD to its full line of narrow vein mining equipment. 100 ETH Drillmaster pdf

Cutting-edge technology – Caterpillar powers China-built IHC Merwede dredgers

Since cooperating on the dredger project “BeiYa 1” back in 2005, WesTrac China and IHC Merwede, the global leader in the design, fabrication and supply of equipment for the dredging industries, have collaborated on 23 newbuildings for the Chinese dredging market. These dredgers belong to three different models and utilise six different types of Caterpillar engines, with a total 81 units involved.

Caterpillar Expands Underground Mining Loaders Supply with New Assembly Line in Brazil

Caterpillar has opened a new assembly line of underground mining loaders in Brazil. In response to the continuing strong demand for mining equipment, Cat now is manufacturing the R1600G LHD in the long established Caterpillar facility in São Paulo State. The new line establishes a second source for Cat® LHDs, which previously have been manufactured solely in Tasmania, Australia.

Leveling the Playing Field

Most stone quarries are created by starting at ground level and excavating down into the earth. Nonetheless, there are a small number of quarries that are started high above ground level on a mountain or […]

Caterpillar Announces First-of-Its-Kind Electric Drive Track-Type Tractor

In a move that further positions it as the world’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving equipment, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is unveiling the first innovative AC electric drive track-type tractor in the industry. The revolutionary electric drive system developed for track-type tractors gives the D7E an unmatched balance of power, efficiency, control and maneuverability. The machine will be showcased at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2008 March 11-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada.