Latin American mines prioritising investments towards machine automation

While remote control equipment/machine automation technologies top the list, those technologies that follow enable a successful adoption of remote and machine automated equipment

Mechanical might

The 960E series is the largest off-road mining vehicle produced by Komatsu

Power transmission products help mining equipment OEMs reduce costs and improve service

High quality materials and precision manufacture minimise wear and ensure long life, even in the most demanding mining applications

Safety and reliability in reverse

Herga 6240 footswitch provides anti-collision override function on quarry vehicles

High-pressure grinding roll

HRC 3000 is the first full scale HPGR to incorporate design features like the flanged tire design and the patented Arch-frame

Semi-autonomous dozers

Caterpillar announces use of advanced automation technology to enhance dozer productivity and safety while driving down cost per ton

What is next for key technology investments in the mining industry?

Nez Guevara looks into major technology investments in the mining industry and identifies top areas for future investment by region

Pump design and its effect on mine safety and efficiency

The technology involved in coal mining around the world has advanced a great deal over the years, especially in terms of improving the health and safety of the miners. At the same time mining efficiency and production rates have also improved

Crush hour

Jon Lawson provides the latest news updates from the worlds of crushing and conveying.

Managing mine water

The uses of water in mining operations are substantial. Philip Wood looks at the facts behind the figures

More to automation than ‘robots’

The concept of automation is neither new, nor achievable by installing a few robots. Maurice Jones cuts through the hype

Sustainable mining: meeting the challenge

What should we be doing improve the efficiency and sustainability our mining operations?

New coupling solution for underground mining

Innovative iLok coupling from Gates designed to maximise operation uptime

Low flow meter for nickel processing

Used to measure the flow of chemicals for three discrete applications - sodium hypochlorite based biocide, a polyacrylamide dispersant and a corrosion inhibitor comprising a mix of zinc sulphate with maleic acid copolymer

Underwater mining system

Project to design and build a robotic, underwater mining prototype with associated launch and recovery equipment

Heavy-duty connectors

Cavotec heavy-duty connectors now offered by Aerco

High-power crusher includes a constant feed opening

Nordberg GP7 is suited for both mining and aggregates applications

Rugged ATEX-certified Windows tablet

For explosive atmospheres and hazardous environments such as oil, gas and petrochemical production, mining, paint and food manufacturing

Flow meters for air/gas bubble con

ST50 and ST100 Air/Gas Mass Flow Meters from Fluid Components International provide high accuracy with virtually no maintenance



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