Rubber liners make an impact

Cronan Connell looks at how energy absorbing rubber liners reduce metal fatigue and stress fracture

Pumps in the mining industry

NEMO progressive cavity pumps are suited to the transport of abrasive and viscous substances

Mining in remote locations

Peter Cravan looks at how equipment manufacturers can deliver processing systems that are fit for purpose

Borehole surveying

Maurice Jones examines the latest developments in borehole surveying

The chain gang: the battle against corrosion

A surface treatment provides superior corrosion resistance for chain and sprockets used in ultra tough conditions

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

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

The gearbox challenge

With increasing demand for mined minerals comes a requirement to increase output and improve efficiency and a large part of this challenge falls on the machinery and its ability to deliver reliable production from a robust, versatile and compact design

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



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