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General Electric expands mining equipment holdings with $0.7 billion acquisition

New acquisition follows GE's purchase of Fairchild International earlier in the year

Mechel's new excavators

Mechel, one of Russia's leading mining and metals companies, has commissioned new modern backhoe excavators at its iron ore mining subsidiary, Korshunov Mining Plant OAO, and at its nickel mining subsidiary, Southern Urals Nickel Plant […]

Metso Corporation Interim Review on April 24, 2008: First quarter profitability improved. Full-year growth and profitability guidance intact.

Highlights of the first quarter New orders worth EUR 1,509 million were received in January-March (EUR 1,664 million in Q1/07). At the end of March, the order backlog was EUR 4,340 million (EUR 4,341 million […]

Finning Appoints Mike Waites as President and Chief Executive Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – March 3, 2008) – Finning International Inc. ("Finning") (TSX:FTT) announces the appointment of Mr. Michael T. Waites as President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International Inc. effective following the Annual […]

New sensors for machine automation

Brand new proven radar sensor solutions are now available from indurad – The Industrial Radar Co. indurad in association with RWTH Aachen University have been developing this radar for operator assistance and automation purposes in […]

Terex Utilities to Expand Facilities in Watertown, SD Location

WATERTOWN, SD, APRIL 15, 2008 –Terex Utilities, a division of Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX), has announced plans for a $4 million expansion of its current manufacturing and office facility located here. The 40,000 sq ft. […]

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 […]

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

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.