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LMBV

Bernd Sablotny, the new Technical Director of Lausitzer und Mitteldeutsche Bergbauverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (LMBV) in Senftenberg/Germany who was appointed by the shareholders, started work on 2nd January 2020. He succeeded Klaus Zschiedrich, who retired at the end of 2019. Together with Managing Director Hans-Dieter Meyer, Sablotny now heads the restructuring specialist.

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The perfect amount

To reduce the use of expensive primary fuels like coal and oil in the energy-intensive cement production, operators focus increasingly on alternative fuels and raw materials. BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, offers tailor-made systems for the entire material flow chain – from receiving and unloading the delivery vehicle to storing, sampling and conveying the materials. For precise and controlled feeding, the system ...

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Solution to backfill an exhausted quarry

Bardon Hill Quarry near Leicester in Leicester-shire is one of the United Kingdom’s oldest continuously operated quarries (Figure 3). Aggregate Industries have recently developed a new quarry extension at this strategically important site, extending mineral production for a further 27 years. During the initial 14 years of production, over 12 M m3 of overburden material must be progressively extracted. The ...

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GHH and MacLean become partners

Two major manufacturers of construction machinery and equipment are now cooperating on the world market: GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH from Gelsenkirchen/Germany, and MacLean from Ontario/Canada, announced their cooperation at a plant inauguration in Mexico in February 2020 (Figure 1). MacLean intends to use the new production facility in Queretaro to reach customers in Latin America in particular, and to increasingly serve North ...

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Radio Remote Control from GHH

Safety first in mining and tunnelling: For this reason, the German machine manufacturer GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Gelsenkirchen, is pushing the use of radio remote controls whereever it suits the application. Its T-RX100J model (Figure 1) is particularly light, comparatively inexpensive and also works with other OEM equipment. It can be used to control heavy equipment by radio remote, from a ...

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Sandvik introduces Stage V compliant underground loaders – no compromises to performance

After extensive development work and thorough field testing, Sandvik prepares to launch its first Stage V compliant underground loaders for hard rock mining applications. Achieved with more than 10,000 h of LHD testing underground, on multiple customer sites in Europe, and with millions of hours of on-highway experience from Volvo, the new technology meets customer expectations, equipment performance requirements and the ...

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New Drive in European Business

At Tsurumi, not only the pumps are running smoothly, but business is also flourishing: In Great Britain, the pump manufacturer took over a well-known supplier at the turn of the year. “Obart Pumps has done a lot for our brand in the British market. To take the next step together in order to grow further was obvious for both sides”, ...

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Innovative solutions at Conexpo by Manitou

Las Vegas, March 10, 2020 — Manitou Group, world leader in material handling, personnel lifting and earthmoving, presents a comprehensive range of connected solutions to meet the needs of the construction industry and the mining sector at the Conexpo trade show in Las Vegas in the United States. Innovations include two new work platforms for the North American market and ...

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Komatsu approves Continental EM-Master for Dash 8 Wheel Loader Series

The Japanese manufacturer of construction, mining, forestry and military equipment Komatsu recently approved the Continental EM-Master tires (Figure 1), both in E3/L3 and E4/L4 version for use in applications with different ground conditions. Starting January 2020, customers in Europe are able to select the Continental radial tires in the sizes 20.5 R25, 23.5 R25, 26.5 R25 or 29.5 R25 if ...

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GVSt

At a meeting on the 13th September 2019, the Gesamtverband Steinkohle e. V. (GVSt), Essen/Germany, took the decision to scale down its executive board. The long-serving board members Jürgen Eikhoff, Rainer Platzek and Michael G. Ziesler have stepped down from their mandate. The principal managing director of the association Michael Weberink has been newly appointed to the board as an executive ...

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