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Bright ideas

Bright ideas

LED lighting dramatically reduces costs in mining operations, explains Rizwan Ahmad

Hydraulic direct drives

Hydraulic direct drives

In the continuous operations of the mining and materials handling industry, availability and uptime are of prime importance. This is especially true for conveyors, which are often the only means of transporting materials on site

Hydraulic direct drive powers mine conveyor

Hydraulic direct drive powers mine conveyor

In the hazardous environment of a mine, safety is as important as productivity

New base-mounted, horizontal centrifugal pump

New base-mounted, horizontal centrifugal pump

Close-coupled horizontal end suction pumps ideal for transfer of water and chemical solutions

'Urban mining' of LEDs

'Urban mining' of LEDs

UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills

The evolution of industrial brake technology

The evolution of industrial brake technology

Steve Powell tracks the evolution of industrial brake technology over the past 45 years, and highlights some of the key technical and commercial changes which have occurred

Longwall roof supports

Longwall roof supports

Caterpillar to supply longwall roof supports to CNX Coal resources mine in Pennsylvania

Heavy duty rotary position feedback

Contelec Vert-X 48E non-contacting magnetic sensor suits extreme environment applications

Hard rock mining advances

Rock Straight System is the first commercial continuous mining and hauling system for underground hard rock applications

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Drilling

Larger steel drills straighter holes

Larger steel drills straighter holes

A specialist, drilling contractor in New England has recently switched to Sandvik’s new,...

Overcoming problems with hole deviation

A quartzite quarry in Virginia wanted to increase its production and had also been experiencing...

Borers: raising the game

Turkka Kulmala explains how a raise borer is defying traditional raise drilling methods and helping...


Safety

Seal materials tested for optimum performance

Seal materials tested for optimum performance

Water-based hydraulic fluids are widely used in mining where the potential for fire could cause...

Smart safety system for trucks

Todd Ruff reports on how a smart safety system for water trucks is also delivering impressive...

Huge testing system for underground explosion prevention

Testing system will enable underground mining machines and devices to be tested for explosion safety

Maintenance

Simulation scheme for smarter working

Simulation scheme for smarter working

Hanna Hall presents a case study on the positive impact that systematic training of equipment...

Leadership in maintenance

Torbjorn Idhammar from IDCON asks you to consider what you believe in when it comes to maintenance

Clean diesel from the start of the supply chain

Emissions legislation is placing the focus on clean diesel upstream of the distribution channel


Drives and Controls

Banishing breakdowns

Banishing breakdowns

A new drive system is improving conveyor reliability at Norwegian mine

Drive systems to provide high productivity at copper mine

New drive systems, including two 25-foot, ball mill gearless mill drive systems of 15,000 kW each,...

Thermal analysis of inorganic materials

Mettler Toledo announces an upcoming webinar on thermal analysis of inorganic materials

Conveyors

Vibrating feeder

Vibrating feeder

Options include customisation to the feeder’s width, grizzly sections, punch plate and finger...

Transporting 1,000 metric tons of gold ore per hour

RopeCon establishes direct link between pit and valley at El Limón-Guajes gold mine, Mexico

Dust and spillage prevention

A report on how the latest dust and spillage prevention technology can help to improve both...


Technology

Integrating HPGR into minerals processing circuits

Integrating HPGR into minerals processing circuits

High pressure grinding rolls technology is now widely accepted for multiple hard rock mining

Gear oil revolution

The inside story on a specialist that has developed a smart calcium-sulphonate gear programme

Original and best

The negative implications of using replicator spare parts on slurry pumps

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