Pumps impress in Africa

Roger Willis reveals how smart pumps have ably assisted a mine drainage scheme in Johannesburg

Durable pumps for challenging tasks

Benoît Martin explains how a vertical turbine sulphuric acid pump increases mean time between maintenance

The digital evolution

Adele Huard & Gabriel Janakaraj explore how the development of innovative technology has enhanced operations in metals mining


Protecting processing equipment

Innovative coating prevents corrosion of steel hoppers and other mining equipment exposed to moisture, salt and abrasion

Networking Operations

Robust and reliable data communications support effective mining operations at Vršany Lom in the Czech Republic

New mobile dust suppression design

Rugged construction, compact size

A helping hand

Immediate support thanks to Augmented Reality

Advances in materials handling

Re-engineering transfer points to remove the maintenance headache

Makover for mine equipment

By devising a comprehensive upgrade programme, a Chilean mine has improved the availability of its VPA filters by 15%

Brief insight into the functioning of an HMQ diaphragm pump

When it comes to transferring difficult copper excavation material in Chile or highly concentrated fly ash in India; the HMQ series represents the ideal pump for the reliable transfer of large volumes of abrasive and aggressive slurries under high pressure.

Simulation scheme for smarter working

Hanna Hall presents a case study on the positive impact that systematic training of equipment operators and maintenance personnel can have on efficiency

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

Wear-protected rotary valve for 60t/h dry lignite

Coperion GmbH recently supplied and successfully commissioned a wear-protected rotary valve for the RWE Power AG Ville/Berrenrath coal refinery.

Keeping a smooth operation

Reliable lubrication can have a direct impact on operational efficiency by lengthening machine life and decreasing maintenance costs. Maurice Jones reports

Protection against abrasive characters

Maurice Jones examines wear protection problems and solutions on chutes and feeders

Actuators offer significant torque advancement

AUMA is extending its portfolio of modular electric actuators to include an SQ .2 part-turn range for butterfly and ball valve automation

A mine of (noise monitoring) information

Brüel and Kjær launches noise management system for mine operators



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