Wheel dozer delivers 405 horsepower

Cat 824K Wheel Dozer is available with six blade configurations ranging in capacity from 6.6 to 21.1 yd3 (5.0 to 16.2 m3)

High pressure pump stations on line

China aims to improve its coal mine safety record by investing in new, large-scale mining operations with modern equipment

Thermal fragmentation approach deployed

Nippon successfully implements its thermal fragmentation mining method in South Africa

Mining in remote locations

How equipment manufacturers can deliver processing systems that are fit for purpose. Peter Craven reports

Improved control from non-contact torque sensing

Non-contacting torque sensing technology is delivering improved monitoring and control to materials handling applications in the coal industry, including monitoring of coal conveyors and viscosity measurement of coal slurry, writes Mark Ingham

Power play

Robust and reliable power transmission and motion control products are vital to the global mining industry

Keeping product and productivity flowing

Sand and aggregate operators know how critically important it is for every machine in a comminution circuit to pull its own weight

Controlling gold’s ‘nasties’

As gold is perhaps the best known noble metal, it is a bit ironic that often its extraction from ore can cause pollution in the processes used. Maurice Jones reports

A concentration of effort

For maximum production in narrow workings the load-and-haul function requires the maximum space to be used. Maurice Jones reports

Positive displacement pumps

Every day mining companies need reliable pumps for a wide range of diverse and challenging applications

Rock and a hard place

Hammer and boom combination available for stationary primary crushing stations

More than a breath of fresh air

Mine ventilation design, including fan installations, is a major element in mines. Maurice Jones reports

Management magic - the complex framework

Project complexity and narrow margins are just two scenarios that drive management within a standard framework monitored by management computer software. Maurice Jones reports

Ultimate overview

Maurice Jones reports on the growth of non-contact geophysical techniques

Sustainable drainage for mine's rail yard

Solving surface drainage problems at an iron ore mine's integrated rail marshalling yard

Only for the big and brave?

Maurice Jones interviews Cedric Leturcq of Belgium-based plant distributor BIA Overseas that deals with Africa for the BIA Group

Get it sorted

Kai Bartram looks at the use of sensor sorting technology in the mining industry and how it can to 'unlock' additional value from the minerals

Continuous checks for continuous production

Remote monitoring of the condition and location of equipment and workers is an integral part of mine automation and control, but in any efficient operation it is important to know the activities on important assets. Maurice Jones reports



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