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Joy roof supports – giants of longwall mining, produced the highest capacity roof support

In longwall mining, powerful shearing machines drive back and forth across coal faces of up to 400 m in length, producing coal at rates of up to 1 t every second. What makes these impressive coal production rates possible are the massive hydraulic roof supports that shoulder the roof until the shearer has completed its [...]

Longwall mining equipment on show

Inbye Mining Services will be showcasing its range and achievements on stand 9021 at QME 2008. The company is also inviting customers, potential employees and interested suppliers to visit its recently established Mackay workshop (55-57 […]

Longwall mining equipment on show

Inbye Mining Services will be showcasing its range and achievements on stand 9021 at QME 2008. The company is also inviting customers, potential employees and interested suppliers to visit its recently established Mackay workshop (55-57 […]