SIEMENS LTDA. Mining News

Early-stage investing opportunities: James West and Tobias Tretter

The Midas Letter Opportunity Fund, a new niche fund, focuses on early-stage micro-cap miners in the junior resource sector.

Kaltim Prima Coal in Indonesia receives an additional 50 Hitachi trucks with Siemens AC drives

Siemens Industry last week received its biggest mobile mining order from Hitachi Construction Truck Machinery (HCTM) to provide 50 additional EH4500 trucks equipped with Siemens’ unique AC-drive technology to Indonesia-based Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), who already […]

Siemens provides ‘e-stop’ safety solution for coal preparation plant

Miller Argent (South Wales) Limited, a company responsible for reclaiming land in Wales that incorporates opencast coal mining, has recently installed a Siemens safety solution on its new coal cleaning plant. Read more

First use of Sinamics SL150 cycloconverters for grinding mills: Siemens to modernise ore mill drive

Canada’s Quadra FNX Mining has commissioned Siemens to modernise the drive in a SAG mill in its Robinson open-pit copper mine in Nevada, USA. Read more

Siemens expands mining portfolio to include gearless drive system for 42-foot SAG mills

Siemens is now able to provide to mining companies a gearless drive system for SAG mills with a tube diameter of 42 feet. This enables throughput to be almost doubled in comparison with the 38-foot […]

Siemens to service Peñasquito

Goldcorp's Minera Peñasquito mine has assigned Siemens to service the gearless drive systems of two ore mills, initially for a period of one year. The contract, which also involves maintenance of the associated power systems, […]

Gearless mill drives for Antofagasta’s Los Pelambres copper expansion

Siemens has supplied the gearless drives for a 10.9 m, 15 MW SAG mill and a 7.9 m, 15.5 MW ball mill at Antofagasta’s Los Pelambres operation in Chile. The mills, in operation since January, are part of an expansion to increase copper production by 100,000 t/y, with the order worth around €16 million. The [...]

Minera Los Pelambres continues to place its trust in Siemens: Gearless mill drives increase processing capacity for copper ore

Mining & Quarry World reports that since January 2010, Chile´s Minera Los Pelambres Ltda. is operating a new SAG mill and a new ball mill equipped with gearless drives systems by Siemens…more at Mining & […]

Engineering system for controllers and panels now available with additional functions

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has added new functions to the Step 7 Basic engineering system for the Simatic S7-1200 controller and the Simatic HMI Basic Panels…More at Mining & Quarry World

Siemens offers settlements in corruption cases

Siemens AG said Wednesday that it has offered to negotiate settlements with seven former senior managers from whom it is seeking damages in connection with a massive bribery scandal a ' and set a mid-November deadline for them to respond.

Martin Krauss to become new CFO of Siemens VAI Metals Technologies

With effect from October 1, 2009, Martin Krauss will become CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH & Co. headquartered in Linz. Mr. Krauss succeeds Werner Auer who took over the position […]

First order for new maintenance workshop in China: Siemens provides maintenance service for continuous slab casters of Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd.

Linz, Austria, Aug 13, 2009 For the trade press Siemens VAI (Taicang) Manufacturing Co. (SVMC) and the Chinese steel manufacturer Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (NISCO) have signed a roller refurbishment contract for two continuous […]

Siemens VAI replaces and restarts AOD stainless-steel converters at ThyssenKrupp Nirosta within only three weeks

Linz, Austria, Aug 10, 2009 For the trade press Siemens VAI Metals Technologies replaced two existing stationary AOD vessels and started up two new exchange-type AOD converters at the German stainless steel producer ThyssenKrupp Nirosta in […]

Siemens LDS6 laser gas analyser safety device for saving lives

are considering other applications of the LDS6 within the operations and the operations of other industries, such as mining, around the

MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Denison, Geodex, Golden Band, Siemens and Tamerlane

Roland Aurich is the new president and CEO of Siemens Canada in Mississauga, ON. He is a long-time employee of the company and was most recently president and CEO of Siemens AB in Sweden….more at […]

Energy and Environmental Care – cutback in funds and expenditures for environmental protection?

The current financial crisis affecting the steel industry will inevitably result in a cutback in funds and expenditures for environmental protection. In the midst of a recession with swelling numbers of unemployed, management priority is […]

New Order Received from China's Aluminum Industry: Siemens to Supply three Process Control Systems for Henan Yongshun Aluminium Company Ltd

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from the Chinese Henan Youngshun Aluminium Co. Ltd., to supply three new process control systems with the associated flatness measurement and coolant sprays technology. The value of these […]

Siemens PLMâ's Plant Simulation software distributed by Product Lifecycle Management Australasia

and Europe as well as in various industries like consumer-packaged-goods, food processing, logistics and supply chain, mining, automotive and automotive suppliers. Plant Simulation enables them to do “what if” type simulations and optimisations,

Siemens Mining Technologies bundles its portfolio: New market profile in solutions and services business

By organising itself into four operational segments, Siemens Mining Technologies is bundling its portfolio. "By concentrating on our solutions and services business, we can integrate process expertise and electrical engineering competence to provide extra value […]

Siemens Mining Technologies bundles its portfolio: New market profile in solutions and services business

By organising itself into four operational segments, Siemens Mining Technologies is bundling its portfolio. "By concentrating on our solutions and services business, we can integrate process expertise and electrical engineering competence to provide extra value […]

Siemens: Common platform for heavy mining equipment improves productivity

With the addition of draglines to the mix, Siemens Mining Technologies has created a single drive design platform for shovels, trucks and draglines. This significantly lowers costs for operations, training and maintenance. By adding Siemens […]

Siroll PM Concept Continues to be Successful in China: Siemens Supplies Drives and Automation for New Plate Mill at Ningbo Iron and Steel

Chinese steel producer Ningbo Iron and Steel Co. has awarded Siemens a contract to engineer and supply the drive and automation systems for a new 4.3-meter plate mill. All the systems and components used are […]

Jens Michael Wegmann to be new CEO of the Industry Solutions Division

Effective October 1, 2008 Jens Michael Wegmann (42) will become Head of the Industry Solutions Division of the Siemens Industry Sector. He will take over as CEO from Jørgen-Ole Haslestad, who will be leaving Siemens […]

Siemens seeks damages from 11 ex-execs

Siemens AG said Tuesday it plans to sue two former CEOs and nine other ex-executives for alleged supervisory failings in a corruption scandal that has cost the company millions in fines and damaged its ...