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Mining

The all-in-one package for the reliable insulation of older mining engines

The all-in-one package for the reliable insulation of older mining engines

Worn insulation on mining machines increases the risk of fire and thus the dangers for humans, machines and image.

New medium voltage drive from ABB

New medium voltage drive from ABB

This is aimed at critical mining, metals and marine applications

Case wheel loader is methane-powered

Case wheel loader is methane-powered

Concept offers exactly the same performance as its diesel equivalent

Stockyard management for mines and power plants

Stockyard management for mines and power plants

New ABB system enables better on-site communication

Meet the latest Cat mining truck

Meet the latest Cat mining truck

New 98 ton machine features a 1,000HP engine

Volve Mining Machines Chosen As 5G Testbed

Volve Mining Machines Chosen As 5G Testbed

Autonomous vehicle project starts in Sweden

Medium voltage drive for critical applications

Medium voltage drive for critical applications

This is designed for industries such as mining, metals and marine

Mine safety partnership yields new product

The Collision Avoidance Solution (CAS) is for open-pit applications

New wireless bearing health monitors

Applications include conveyor maintenance in mining or food production

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Drilling

Larger steel drills straighter holes

Larger steel drills straighter holes

A specialist, drilling contractor in New England has recently switched to Sandvik’s new,...

Overcoming problems with hole deviation

A quartzite quarry in Virginia wanted to increase its production and had also been experiencing...

New line of drill bits

These are for severe rotary blasthole applications


Safety

Health and safety trends in global mining

Health and safety trends in global mining

Autonomous technology continues to develop

Dust control strategy in limestone mine prevents fugitive dust emissions

Mark Strebel explains how a dust control strategy in a limestone mine is preventing fugitive dust...

Maintenance

Smart pumps assist mine drainage scheme in Johannesburg

Smart pumps assist mine drainage scheme in Johannesburg

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

Vertical turbine sulphuric acid pump increases time between maintenance

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

Automation and remote control technologies improve performance of mines

Adele Huard & Gabriel Janakaraj explore how the development of innovative technology has enhanced...


Drives and Controls

Lithium ion batteries take centre stage in development of alternative drives

Lithium ion batteries take centre stage in development of alternative drives

In the development of alternative drives for mining and construction equipment, lithium-ion...

Hydraulic direct drives

In the continuous operations of the mining and materials handling industry, availability and uptime...

Drive system improves conveyor reliability at Norwegian mine

A new drive system is improving conveyor reliability at Norwegian mine

Conveyors

How to make conveyor belts durable enough for mining applications

How to make conveyor belts durable enough for mining applications

Danny Slonka reports on conveyor belts and the solutions to make them durable enough for mining...

Should there be global standards in conveyor safety

Daniel Marshall & R. Todd Swinderman put forward the case for global standards in conveyor safety

Bright ideas enable Svendborg Brakes improve conveyor efficiency in Chile

Innovative technology that can help minimise the impact of power failures in mines


Technology

Hydraulic actuators provide solution when operating slurry pipeline valves

Hydraulic actuators provide solution when operating slurry pipeline valves

Sarah Kellett reports on the challenges faced when operating slurry pipeline valves and how...

New excavators to launch in January

Liebherr R 9100 B and R 9150 B: machine upgrades to increase productivity and reduce cost per ton

New coal hauler with increased payload

High dump clearance makes for handling at a lower cost per ton

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