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ABEL received order for 14 diaphragm pumps

ABEL GmbH, Büchen/Germany, received a large order in March 2019 for the delivery of 14 diaphragm pumps (Figure 1). A Mexican mining company commissions the German pump manufacturer to supply 14 hydraulic diaphragm pumps to be used for the transport of sulfuric acid-containing jarosite sludge in the course of zinc production. The entire process of hydrometallurgical zinc extraction is also ...

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World record: Bauer trench cutter technology reached 228 m

On 17th June 2019, BAUER Maschinen GmbH, Schrobenhausen/Germany, together with a joint venture partner successfully completed the first 228 m cutter bulk sample on FalCon project in Canada. This depth has never been reached by a trench cutter in any commercial application worldwide before and proves that Bauer cutter technology cannot only be used in specialist foundation engineering, but is ...

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Building blocks for the future: Continental reinforces focus on digital solutions for the construction business

In tough conditions such as mining and construction sites, efficiency and safety are key. However, underinflated tires are still a major cause of breakdowns and service calls. On average, one third of fleet tires are underinflated. This not only has an effect on fuel consumption but also on the tire life – with 10 % underinflation, tread life is reduced by ...

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Pleuger Industries supplies process water pumps to Chile’s leading copper mine

The Chilean Collahuasi Mine in the Pica district of the Tarapacá region produces more than 5,000 t/a of fine copper, making it one of the largest copper mines in the world. Two opencast mines, Rosario and Ujina, provide the necessary copper ores, which are smelted on site into copper concentrate and cathodes. Destination: Far East and the Chilean copper industry. For ...

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At the heart of the process

Basalt production has increased by 20 % since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its processing plant by installing a new high-reduction secondary crusher. 60 km northeast of Frankfurt in south-western Germany, Vogelsberger Basaltwerk GmbH & Co. KG (VBW) extracts basalt from a 19 million year old formation beneath the Vogelsberg mountain range, Central Europe’s largest contiguous volcanic region (Figure 1). VBW produces gravel, ...

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Chinese mining company becomes co-partner of Halbach & Braun

The shareholders of Halbach & Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. (HB), Hattingen/Germany, have signed an agreement (Figure 1) with Chinese mining group Yangquan Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. (YQ). In this way, HB secures a large home market for its products and YQ gains access to German mining know-how and state-of-the-art mining equipment. To ensure ongoing business operations, the two ...

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indurad’s new investors to put them on the radar of mining companies globally

indurad GmbH, Aachen/Germany, announced it has accepted a 4 M € equity investment from Jolimont, a global private equity group that invests in high growth mining equipment, technology and services companies. indurad is the global leader in radar-based automation and productivity solutions for mine sites, train loadouts, stockyard equipment and shiploading facilities. Their patented 2D and 3D radar systems are ...

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Submersible motor pump specialist Pleuger Industries is back

After 18 years in the Flowserve group, Pleuger Industries, the German manufacturer of submersible motor pumps, is once again represented on the market as an independent company. An American investor bought the brand and transferred the strategic management to German hands. From its headquarters and production site in Hamburg, Pleuger Industries now supplies its customers with submersible motor pumps, plunger ...

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Sandvik and IBM Usher in the fourth industrial revolution to the mining industry with IBM Watson

Joint clients of IBM and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Stockholm/Sweden, one of the world’s largest premium mining equipment manufacturers, are tapping the powers of IoT, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to realize safety, maintenance, productivity and operational efficiency. The mining and rock excavation industry is under growing pressure to increase the global supply of minerals to meet the needs ...

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Wirtgen Group booth at bauma 2019 draws record number of visitors

A total of 120 exhibits, including 18 world premieres and 25 innovations as well as six interactive technology demos: the Wirtgen Group’s booth at bauma (Figure 1) was packed with leading machine and application technologies from Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann, Benninghoven, and John Deere. The trade show in Munich clearly demonstrated that the complementary product ranges of the Wirtgen Group, ...

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