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Install smart and durable pumping systems to keep your operation running safely and efficiently, says John Dean

Failsafe actuators for coal processing

Coal extraction application demonstrates the advantages of electro-hydraulic valve actuation

Meaningful process mineralogy

Simon Isherwood explains why valuable minerals are lost to tails and provides some possible remedies

Record-breaking ropes

Christian Schorr-Golsong reveals how mining ropes on a friction winch are setting new standards for durability

Bigger, faster, stronger – better?

Radar-based level measurement instrumentation has experienced a constant rise in the radar frequencies used. But does more always equal better?

Next-gen mining motors

Tom Eklof and Peter Svartsjo reveal how advances in low-voltage motors can bring a range of benefits to the mining and minerals industry

Bright ideas

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

'Urban mining' of LEDs

UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills

Driving progress in electric vehicles

Vesa Kajander and Teemu Ronkainen discuss how regenerative drives built for rugged mining conditions are enabling the increasing use of electric vehicles and their associated cost savings

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

Going for gold

Located in Ghana's Western Region, the Kinross Chirano goldmine is pioneering operational innovation with the help of Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks

True grit on display in Ireland

At Irish Salt Mining and Exploration’s Carrickfergus mine, surefooted articulated dump trucks are hauling extracted salt to keep roads safe in winter – whatever the weather

Ultrasonic flowmeter for Peruvian mining project

Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter suitable for a whole range of low flow applications

High torque drive system for longwall armoured face conveyors

System offers fast response and precise control to reduce conveyor chain wear and failures

Optimising integrated mine operations

Caterpillar updates Cat MineStar Terrain with new features that optimise mining productivity and operating costs

Ground vibration monitoring

New device will protect against structural and human vibration impact

Mining hose system with wear indication

Conti Ultimate carries various slurries, sand, crushed stone, and gravel

Roof supports to extend longwall

Order for 50 Cat longwall roof supports to extend its Narrabri North longwall from 300 metres to 400 metres

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