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Only a researcher can discover something new

Of the 3.5 million or so companies in Germany, fewer than 1 % conduct research. This small but exclusive community includes the BEUMER Group, based in Beckum/Germany. In order to acknowledge their special commitment to research and development, the Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany (Stifterverband der deutschen Wissenschaft) honoured the system provider with the “Innovation through ...

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After six years of cooperation with CASAR, Telfer draws positive conclusions

The last six years saw a close cooperation between the rope manufacturer CASAR, the distributor Nobles and the Telfer gold mine, based in the Pilbara region in the state of Western Australia. The Telfer mine is wholly owned by Newcrest Mining Ltd. Gold and copper are extracted, above ground as well as underground (Figure 1). The copper and gold deposits ...

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DMT contracted for 3D seismic survey in Landau

The technology service provider DMT GmbH & Co. KG, Essen/Germany, has been awarded a contract for a high-resolution 3D vibro-seismic survey to determine the geological structure of the subsoil in the Upper Rhine Plain. The seismic project will deploy approximately 7,000 wireless geophones and cover a total of around 58 km2 in the Landau region (Rhineland-Palatinate). DMT will use vibro ...

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Make lifting child’s play: Maintain conveyor belts ergonomically with Flexlifter from Flexco

Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, has developed an innovative device for the ergonomic maintenance of conveyor belts in coal mines, steelworks and wood-processing mills. The Flexlifter enables service personnel to hoist the tensioned belt on the system to the required height without physical exertion. The belt lifter can be loaded with up to 3 t and is available in three sizes. ...

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TAKRAF wins major contract in Africa

TAKRAF GmbH, a Leipzig based company with a wealth of experience in development, design, fabrication, erection and commissioning of equipment and systems for the global mining and material handling industry, has secured a major contract for the turn key supply and installation of a bauxite handling plant in Guinea, West Africa. The contract value is approximately 100 m e. TAKRAF, ...

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Wirtgen at the 2017 Symposium Mines Guinea event

The Wirtgen GmbH, Windhagen/Germany, attended the 5th Symposium Mines Guinea event in the capital Conakry, showcasing the company as a reliable mining partner to trade visitors. With more than 30 years of experience in the international mining sector, Wirtgen supplies sophisticated and practical technologies that are designed for extreme working conditions. More than 500 successful surface mining projects around the ...

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The 6th Day of the German Economy in Tashkent – Engineering Dobersek presents the current major project

Uzbekistan is the most populous country of Central Asia and plays a key role for the business development of Central Asia. Engineering Dobersek GmbH is a leading German specialist company from Moenchengladbach for planning, constructing and commissioning of turnkey plants and plant components, is already involved for more than 20 years in the business of the country of the Silk ...

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Further Eickhoff shearers for the Balkan region

The steady success story of the growing population of high performance shearer loaders of Eickhoff Bergbautechnik GmbH, Bochum/Germany, in Bosnia is backed by two new orders from the region. The path into a new generation of high performance mining with top-of-the-line equipment was already paved some years back when the two mines Breza and Banovice from Bosnia each decided to ...

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Eickhoff’s CM2H-30 performing well at Exxaro Coal Central’s Dorstfontein–West colliery

South Africa’s coal industry is the largest in Africa and boasts with the continent’s largest recoverable coal reserve and coal production base. South Africa mined about 260 mt of coal in 2014 which makes it part of the global top ten coal producers. Approximately 75 % of the South African coal produced is utilised locally whereas the balance is exported mainly ...

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Size of a pony, power like a clydesdale – new Eickhoff CM cuts at New Clydesdale, SA

The Australian listed coal mining company Universal Coal plc (UC) started its underground production at the New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) in September 2016. NCC is located about 30 km south of Emalahleni in the Witbank coal area of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. The South African focused coal mining company acquired NCC from Exxaro in 2014. UC’s Roodekop open cast operation ...

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