Mining Equipment

Active Control Reports Continuing Progress on MSHA Approvals

TORONTO, Jan. 14 -- Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) today reported that it continues to make good progress with US federal Mine Safety and Health Administration ('MSHA') approvals for ActiveMine(TM), the company's two-way wireless voice communications, tracking and data system. We anticipate that ActiveMine will receive its MSHA approvals in ample time to fulfill US federal and state...

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Anglo Coal Mine Installing Underground Tracking and ICCL

Anglo Coal Australia's Moranbah North Mine has selected MST's underground tracking and ICCL cap lamp systems as part of their communication upgrades at their mine in central Queensland, Australia. Similar to some recent installations at Springvale and United coal mines, Moranbah North has taken the opportunity to upgrade their cap lamp batteries to the new ICCL unit, and additionally introduce...

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Mine Safety Tool offers proximity detection.

Available on all ProVision-®-enabled equipment, ProVision-® Proximity Detection Module protects capital assets by minimizing risk of mining equipment accidents through GPS-tracking technology. Operators receive notifications of unsafe proximity to hazards through real-time monitoring and 3-level alarm system. System operates on MasterLink-® communication architecture, integrates with...

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Bucyrus Receives LOI for Longwall Systems

November 20, 2007 South Milwaukee, WI, USA, Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BUCY) today confirmed that New World Resources N.V. (NWR), a leading producer of hard coal in the Czech Republic and Central Europe, has issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase ten new longwall systems from the underground mining equipment manufacturing segment of Bucyrus. These systems will be put to work at...

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JOY Wethead Continuous Miner Improves Safety and Cuts Costs

WARRENDALE, PA October 2007-Joy Mining Machinery's second generation wethead continuous miner continues to improve mine safety and productivity by further reducing respirable dust levels, improving visibility and reducing the potential for frictional ignitions while reducing bit costs, the company said. In comparing Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) dust samplings for two mines...

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Joy Mining Machinery Scores Flawless Longwall Start-Up

Joy Mining Machinery Scores Flawless Longwall Start-Up

WARRENDALE, PA November 2007-Following what was described as a flawless start-up of its new JOY longwall roof supports and armored face conveyor (AFC), another second JOY AFC and two new beam stage loaders (BSL) will be delivered to the Oaky North Coal Mine in the Bowen Coal Basin of Central Queensland, Australia. The new JOY roof supports and AFC were installed in the mine's SLW5 longwall...

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Joy Mining Machinery Delivers Its Most Powerful Shearer

WARRENDALE, PA October 2007-Joy Mining Machinery's largest and most powerful longwall shearer machine is scheduled to go into production at the world's largest coal mining complex, Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd.'s Shendong Coal Branch operation. Joy said the 7LS7 shearer meets the demands of ever-increasing mining heights and longwall face widths worldwide; seams exceeding 6 metres (20 feet) and faces...

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Xstrata Copper Signs Global ERP/EAM Software and Services Deal with Mincom

Brisbane, 16 October, 2007 - Mincom, a leading global software and services provider to asset intensive industries, today announced it has signed a multi-million dollar global enterprise software agreement with Xstrata Copper, a commodity business unit within the global diversified mining group Xstrata plc, the 5th largest mining company in the world. Under the global enterprise agreement, Mincom...

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Metso to Supply Cone Crushers to Codelco in Chile

Metso Minerals will supply cone crushers to Codelco, the Chilean national mining company, for the expansion of its Andina Divisions' Los Andes project in Chile. The start-up for the crushers is scheduled for the second quarter of 2009. The value of this order is approximately EUR 7 million. The order is included in Metso's third quarter order backlog. The order comprises a secondary cone crusher...

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DataMetrics(TM) Launches 'TerraRover GPS Systems' for Surface Mining Industry

ORLANDO, FL, April 13, 2007 - DataMetrics(TM) Corporation (OTCBB: DMCP), in collaboration with LogicAll Solutions, LLC., announces the launching of the TerraRover GPS Systems(TM) for the Surface and Aggregate Mining Industry. DataMetrics(TM) recently partnered with software provider LogicAll Solutions in order to create an integrated solution to help increase productivity, revenue, and provide...

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