Mining Equipment

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The enterprise historian will use FactoryTalk...

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Shock and Awe - REO-USA Reactor Aces Shock and Vibration Tests to Help Siemens Electric Drive System Boost Megaton Mine-Truck Speed

Shock and Awe - REO-USA Reactor Aces Shock and Vibration Tests to Help Siemens Electric Drive System Boost Megaton Mine-Truck Speed

INDIANAPOLIS – REO-USA has a long history of developing three-phase transformers and air chokes for large mining trucks. They also lead in air chokes for traction applications in the railroad industry where vibration can rattle even the toughest components, providing reactors able to handle it and come back for more. That experience triggered a design concept which helped them garner an...

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Illumiti and Vandrico Launch MineSafe Smartwatch Running on the SAP HANA Platform

TORONTOÂ- – Illumiti, in collaboration with the SAP Co-Innovation Lab and Vandrico Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of our new MineSafe Smartwatch. The MineSafe Smartwatch is a tool to help miners identify and respond to potentially dangerous issues. The watch enables real-time communication between miners underground and their support team on the surface. Using real-time...

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Quick-Change Block System maximizes uptime.

Quick-Change Block System maximizes uptime.

For surface mining and trenching machines, no-weld QC42 Quick Change Block System cuts time needed to change block from machine base from 60–90 min down to 10–15 min. System features 1070 spring steel retainer that provides added safety feature to keep unit together when not fully engaged from tapered press fit. Rubber bumper stops keep block from over-locking, while hardfaced block face...

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GEA Wins Contract from Chinese Company to Participate in Africa's First Potash Production Plant

GEA Barr-Rosin has recently been awarded contracts to provide a Chinese Canadian Company with drying and conditioning systems for Africa's first potash processing plant. The new plant, which is to be located in the Republic of Congo, will be an important step towards establishing the potash industry in Africa and shows GEA's continuous support to the industry as it expands into new territories....

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Weir Secures -£1.3M Zinc Processing Plant Pump Supply Deal with Boliden

Weir Minerals has been selected to supply pumps and equipment for a new zinc processing plant in Garpenberg, Sweden. The new plant is being built by Swedish mining company Boliden and is a replacement for an existing facility - an upgrade that will double capacity from 1.3 to 2.5 million tonnes of metal ores per year. Garpenberg is Sweden's oldest mine and is still producing large quantities of...

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Weir Minerals Scoops -£3.7M Copper-Concentrate Contract

Weir Minerals has secured a Â-£3.7 million order to supply pumps, valves, cyclone clusters and slurry hoses for one of Russia's biggest copper concentrate production plants. The company was selected by Outotec, a Finnish contractor which is delivering the new copper concentrator facility in Cheylabinsk for ZAO Miheevsky - a subsidiary of the Russian Copper Company (RCC). Scheduled to begin...

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Weir Minerals Canada Completes Delivery of Three Multiflo-® Reclaim Water Barges for Suncor Energy

Tailings Management Solutions Provider in Oil Sands Applications Madison, WI - Weir Minerals Canada's (WMC) reputation as a premier mining equipment solutions provider netted the company its largest single order in its history. In early 2010, WMC won an order to supply three MultifloÂ-® mega-barges for Suncor's TRO Project, located 30km North of Fort McMurray, Alberta. This past spring, WMC...

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Caterpillar Unveils First Hybrid Excavator

Caterpillar Unveils First Hybrid Excavator

CatÂ-® 336E H is company's first construction hybrid machine; shown to significantly lower customers' owning and operating costs PEORIA, Ill. - In its continued commitment to introduce products that bring the most value to customers, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators. The Cat 336E H is the company's first machine to use a novel...

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Cooper Industries to Showcase Cooper Mining Solutions at MINExpo International 2012

Cooper's Electrical and Engineered Solutions Maximize Safety, Reliability and Productivity. DUBLIN - To improve performance in demanding applications, Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), a global provider of electrical solutions, offers a wide range of electrical, power delivery and support system solutions to maximize safety, reliability and minimize downtime in mining applications. Whether it's...

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