tunneling Mining News

RDH Mining Equipment Ltd. delivers a new Rail Boltmaster to New York’s ARC Mass Transit Tunnel

RDH Mining Equipment is proud to announce the addition of the Rail Boltmaster to its quality line of mining and tunneling equipment. The unit was recently delivered to the 8.78-mile ARC (Access to the Region’s […]

Rio Tinto expands Mine of the Future programme

Rio Tinto is expanding its Mine of the Future™ programme to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines and has selected three partners to work on the project. Aker Wirth and Atlas Copco […]

MEYCO and Sandvik sign global agreement for co-operation in sprayed concrete equipment

BASF’s MEYCO Equipment unit and Sandvik Mining and Construction have signed an agreement on global co-operation in the fields of tunneling and mining. In a first step they have agreed to initiate co-operation in the service and maintenance of machines for sprayed concrete. Meyco says “the full scope of the agreement will be communicated in the latter part [...]

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

Giant gaskets seal underground highway tunnel

In Madrid, Spain, an underground highway tunnel will help reduce traffic congestion. Like moles, two massive tunnel boring machines have inched their way forward, leaving a walled tunnel behind. Gaskets from Trelleborg provide a waterproof […]