A heavily laden conveyor can have an enormous amount of potential energy, so has to be treated with the utmost respect if accidents are to be avoided. Steve Powell, Product Manager for Twiflex Ltd., an Altra Industrial Motion company, looks at parked-off conveyor brakes, and how they can improve safety during maintenance.
Resource industry sales were awful.
BIDDING OPENS: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. * * * BIDDING CLOSES: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
Humber College's Borys Chylinski selected as a Canadian runner up for the James Dyson Award for his Skorpion compact underground drill carrier.
Clear Asset, currently representing most major mines and contractors in South Africa, quickly entrenched themselves in the mining sector taking to auction a wide selection of used mining and plant equipment. The company achieved a first for South Africa when they successfully sold a 3,300-ton dragline machine valued at over R1billion new. The company currently represents the likes of Anglo American, Sibanye Gold, Glencore, Exxaro, Rockwell, Diesel Power, Genet, Anglo Gold Ashanti and other mining giants.
Larson Electronics has announced the release of a new pedestal mount LED work light configured to work on 24 volts DC or AC. The EPL-PM-150LED-24V-100 LED light can illuminate up to 10,000 square feet of work space and features a convenient pedestal mount base stand for easy handling and operation.
For decades NETZSCH has been a global market leader for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, evolving from pump specialists for a single type of pump into a solution provider for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, TORNADO® rotary lobe pumps, multi screw pumps, macerators/grinders, dosing technology, and equipment for custom built and challenging solutions for many applications.
Five university students were this week given the opportunity to pursue studies in sustainable development with the support of scholarships provided by Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities (BSC).
With workforce health and safety a top priority, Red Lake invested in a fourth-generation CYBERMINE simulator made by global training simulator provider ThoroughTec Simulation. This was to help them not only maintain and improve safety levels but also productivity. The containerised system started being put to good use toward the end of 2013 and is proving to be a valuable part of the mine’s training and evaluation programme.
From trading offices to mining sites, Glencore to benefit from integrated communications solution
Exploration geochemistry will be transformed thanks to a new method developed by Bureau Veritas’ minerals business. The method is known as Fused Bead Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). The laser ablation innovation has key benefits…
We are very pleased to introduce the newest addition to our range of Conveyor Belt Cleaning Systems: the K-Vee Spidler – Spiral Cleaning Idler, offering a maintenance and adjustment free solution to conveyor belt cleaning.
Maptek Pty Ltd and Orelogy Group Pty Ltd today announced they have signed an agreement for Maptek to acquire the suite of Evorelution products from Orelogy.
Players in the mining and related industries are well aware of the fast approaching Electra Mining Africa Expo taking place at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 15 – 19 September this year. Top companies from all over the continent will be pulling out all the stops as they exhibit cutting-edge technology and services. Being a global thought leader, the team at Xylem Water Solutions South Africa decided to complement their outstanding range of products with something special this year…
With the right planning and relevant testing, the mining industry can avert acid mining drainage before it causes grave damage to the environment.
EXAIR's new 1" High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle produces a flat 1" (25mm) wide airstream with a strong blowing force of 462g when mounted 12" (305mm) from the target. The unique design of this super-efficient nozzle makes it an ideal fit for both tight spaces and tight budgets.
His lawyers told MINING.com the parties reached a confidential agreement.
According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry was among the quickest to recover from the throes of the Great Recession and contributes nearly four times its market share in value to the U.S. economy.
Industrial water cooling and GRP experts, Industrial Water Cooling (IWC), based in Isando, Gauteng, have acquired the VECTUS pipe system from Fibrepipe, South Africa.
Analysts predict could fetch between $10 million to $16 million.
American Electric Power faces lawsuit.
Striker's design and technical team have just completed development of the new range of electric track crushing and screening plants known as the Striker Etrac range. Striker Etrac is available in three configurations to meet the requirements of Striker's many Australasian and Chinese clients who share the same pressures to reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Combinations of full electric, electric/hydraulic or electric diesel are available.
Metso Corporation's four biggest registered shareholders on September 1, 2014, have named the following persons as their representatives in Metso's Nomination Board
Mine of the future to be fitted with complete truckless transport system controlled by intelligent digital substations to reduce emissions and cut fuel costs.
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