lift Mining News

Karara contracts and orders approach $1 billion

Gindalbie Metals Limited (ASX: GBG – “Gindalbie”) is pleased to announce the Karara Iron Ore Project will reach a key milestone in coming months with the value of service contracts and orders expected to reach […]

Enerpac Strand Lift safely hoists massive iron ore mills from China

An Enerpac (A Division of Actuant Corp) Strand Lift system capable of safely positioning huge loads to accuracies within fractions of a millimeter is being employed by VDM Group in constructing Australia’s largest-ever magnetite mining and […]

Boart Longyear Launches New Flyable Rig

SALT LAKE CITY — April 12, 2010 — Boart Longyear® Limited (ASX:BLY), the world’s leading integrated drilling services and products provider, released the new flyable SC11 rig, the only compact and modular rig in its […]

Alimak lifting Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion in Sweden

As we finish off the Nordic technology and mining features for IM November, news comes from technology provider Alimak Hek, which is carrying out work for Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion near Gällivare in northern Sweden. Alimak’s contract, which is part of the mining company’s SEK 6 billion investment, will provide seven rack and pinion-driven lifts [...]

Vetter mini-lifting airbags available from PT Hydraulics Australia

reinforced with Aramide and have antistatic and self-extinguishing characteristics enabling them to be used within the mining industry.PT Hydraulics Australia supply industrial hydraulics from Power Team, Stone, Globe, Argo Hytos and Youli. PT

Quick Coupler Standard on New Loader

Komatsu’s 6-cubic-yard WA100M-6 wheel loader, part of the newly launched Dash 6 line, sports the “Easy Fork” feature to combine parallel movement and Z kinematics to lift big payloads on pallet forks…more at Construction Equipment

Metso strengthens its mining equipment supply chain with a Canadian acquisition

Metso has signed an agreement with GE Energy to acquire GE’s Lachine Main Plant, a heavy fabrication and machining facility located near Montreal, province of Quebec, Canada. The transaction is expected to close in mid-August. […]

Eu-flat Products Steel Prices Continue To Climb In June

The relentless upward movement in EU prices continues. Customers are obliged to accept the new higher third quarter values demanded by local producers. Prices of imported strip into Europe are still increasing this month, although […]

Intellection lifts international mineral research support

Intellection has expanded its support for international minerals industry research, becoming an industry sponsor of AMIRA International's P9 project for the Optimisation of Mineral Processes by Modelling and Simulation. AMIRA International is an independent association […]

Web apps drive efficiencies

Four Leaf Solutions has doubled and tripled its workforce every year since 2002 Software developer Four Leaf Solutions may be one of Sudbury’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1997 by four Sudbury programmers, the company flew […]

Newcastle Port to Decide Today on Lifting Ship Restrictions as Winds Ease

Australia's Newcastle port, the world's biggest coal-export harbor, will decide today whether to lift restrictions on ship movements as high seas and strong winds ease….more at topix

PACIFIC HOISTS LAUNCHES An exciting new range of Electric Hoists

Pacific Hoists; Australia's leader in the Materials Handling Equipment Industry is pleased to launch its very own electric hoist range to the lifting market. Ranging from 500kg to 2000kg capacities, the new range meets both […]

BHP Billiton lifts Queensland coal force majeure

BHP Billiton announced today that, effective 5 June 2008, force majeure has been lifted across the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance managed operations ). Force majeure was put in place on 24 January 2008 ...

Global Steel Price Hikes Likely To Extend Into Third Quarter

US transaction prices continue to shoot up as the substantial hikes, planned by the mills for June deliveries, are implemented. Further sharp increases have been announced by a number of producers for third quarter business. […]

Global Steel Price Hikes Likely To Extend Into Third Quarter

US transaction prices continue to shoot up as the substantial hikes, planned by the mills for June deliveries, are implemented. Further sharp increases have been announced by a number of producers for third quarter business. […]

New heavy-lift offshore crane offers lifting capacities of up to 2,000 t

The new Liebherr offshore crane, type MTC 78000, marks the Liebherr group of companies’ entry into a new market segment of heavy-lift cranes for offshore applications. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore […]

NRW gets extra $19m from Rio Tinto contract

NRW Holdings Ltd has lifted the value of its Rio Tinto Hope Downs contract to $32 million from an initial $13 million, after the commissioning of additional works. The company will carry out pre-strip drill […]

Rio working on massive coal expansion

Macquarie Research says that Rio Tinto is looking to almost double its coal production in Queensland in the next eight years, taking advantage of planned improvements in rail and port infrastructure, according to Hubie van Dalsen, Managing Director of Rio’s coal unit. “Our aim is to lift our Queensland production from 21 Mt of thermal [...]

Web apps drive efficiencies

Web apps drive efficiencies Four Leaf Solutions has doubled and tripled its workforce every year since 2002 Software developer Four Leaf Solutions may be one of Sudbury’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1997 by four Sudbury […]

Mobile Parts takes on heavy forklift line

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Mobile Parts Inc. is adding 24,000 square feet to its location in Sudbury in response to customer demand in the booming mining industry. The new addition will be used for the mine […]

Griffin Pump and Equipment Inc. now offer a complete line of electric submersible pumps

Whether it is clean water, gray water, or trash laden effluent, Griffin can provide the right pumpfor your application. The advantage is that it can provide a significant lifting force as it does not rely […]

Cushioning lifting problems

Seamless inflatable lifting cushions can handle awkward lifts where there is very limited space in which to work. The Pronal lifting CLP cushions can delicately raise loads ranging from heavy vehicles, pipelines and plant through […]

Technip chosen by Nautilus

  Nautilus Minerals has awarded a $116 million target price contract to Technip USA to provide engineering procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Riser and Lifting System (RALS) components of its deepwater seafloor […]

Terex Announces Plans to Establish AWP Manufacturing Facility in China

WESTPORT, CT, April 15, 2008 – Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that as part of a plan to expand globally, Genie Industries, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and part of the Terex […]

Hitachi introduces two new compact excavators

MOLINE, IL. (April 15, 2008) — The ZX75US-3 and ZX85USB-3 Hitachi excavators are two new compact ultra-shorts that are long on features. Plus they are the perfect size for all kinds of jobs including landscaping, […]