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Caterpillar and Minetec announce agreement to develop underground hard rock mining technology

Caterpillar and Minetec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Codan Ltd., announce an agreement for the development and delivery of technologies targeting underground hard rock mining challenges. The collaborative work will deliver best-in-class site solutions for mining customers. The integrated solutions will be offered as part of Cat® Mine­Star™. Caterpillar expects the integrated solutions to focus on applications of underground mobile ...

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Peabody orders complete Cat® longwall with advanced automation for North Goonyella Mine

Peabody recently ordered a complete Cat® longwall mining system for its North Goonyella Mine located in central Queensland/Australia. The Cat longwall system includes roof supports and a face conveyor for a 300 m face, shearer and beam stage loader (Figure 1). The system features advanced longwall automation technology to enhance safety and production. Delivery of the system is planned for the ...

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Doppelmayr builds ropeway for material transport in Colombia

In North-western Colombia, approximately 72 km from the city of Medellín, CGL Sucursal Colombia, a subsidiary of the Canadian mining company Continental Gold Inc., is developing the gold ore deposit Buriticá. The logistics of the project has to overcome some challenges in this very mountainous region. A ropeway will be installed to transport tailings from the valley floor to the ...

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Ropeway as a means to transport people and material

The Cerattepe underground copper mine of the Turkish Eti Bakır A. Ş. mining company, a member of Cengiz Holding, is situated in very mountainous terrain approximately 3.5 km southwest of Artvin, a city in the Black Sea region in north-eastern Turkey. The mined copper ore is transported to the river with a 4.5 km long ropeway, which covers a difference ...

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Start of assembly of a RopeCon® connecting Booysendal South with the processing plant

Assembly has started for the first of the two RopeCon® installations for the transport of platinum ore at the Booysendal concession. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Ltd., accesses the platinum ore deposit Booysendal South there. To transport the mined ore to an existing processing plant, Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH, headquartered in Wolfurt/Austria ...

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Flexco TUG HD belt clamp simplifies maintenance work on conveyor belts

When a conveyor belt is stopped for maintenance, say in a coal mine, its own weight can create problems by distributing the tension unevenly. To ensure that a belt can be safely cut and securely spliced by service technicians, the forces in the area under repair should be spread over the whole width. For this purpose Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, ...

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WX7000 screening media brings added value to the process

When it comes to the preparation of mineral raw materials, Sandvik AB, Stockholm/Sweden is renowned for its world class crushing and screening technology. Perhaps it is less well-known that Sandvik also has an outstanding range of screening media. We can expect this to change based on the positive customer feedback Sandvik is now receiving on its new WX7000 screening media. ...

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High belt speeds: a challenge for scrapers

High belt speeds represent a challenge for scrapers. Cleaning results are often less than satisfactory. But that is not always the case, as you can see at the opencast lignite mine in Jänschwalde, near Cottbus/Germany. These are some of the biggest mobile machines in the world. They are approximately 200 m wide, 500 to 600 m long, up to 80 ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA – Africa’s leading industry trade fair shortly before its start

New exhibitors Caterpillar, Epiroc, Iveco, Schwing/Stetter and Tata Joint European pavilion featuring eleven participants for the first time More than 450 exhibitors will exhibit their products and innovations The countdown has begun: bauma CONEXPO AFRICA opens its doors for the third time in one week. The largest trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA offers a glimpse into topics of the future

Exchanging expertise bauma CONEXPO AFRICA supporting program offers a glimpse into topics of the future More than 400 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors are expected Interactive demo area with daily demonstrations Discussions with experts at Speakers’ Corner The supporting program for bauma CONEXPO AFRICA gives both exhibitors and visitors a comprehensive overview of the technologies of the future. The focus will ...

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