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Bolivia chooses ACI Systems as strategic partner for the industrialisation of lithium deposits

The Salar de Uyuni salt flat in the Andes of south-west Bolivia is currently the largest known lithium reserve in the world. The Bolivian state is creating a value-added chain in order to put this raw material to industrial use. Following a long and intensive decision-making process, state-owned enterprise Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB) selected the German company ACI Systems ...

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New QAC 1450 TwinPower™ generator offers double the power and twice the versatility for MPP applications

Atlas Copco has announced a new addition to its QAC range of containerised generators, the QAC 1450 TwinPower™ delivers unrivalled versatility, optimised performance and excellent fuel economy in demanding Modular Power Plant (MPP) applications (Figure 1). The QAC 1450 TwinPower is a 20 ft. ISO containerised unit housing two compact 725 kVA generators; powered by V8 Scania engines with double ...

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CFT GmbH Compact Filter Technic successfully implements cooling projects

In the context of increasingly complex mining and tunnel construction projects, the subject of air conditioning is becoming increasingly challenging. CFT GmbH Compact Filter Technic, based in Gladbeck/Germany, has established itself as an innovative solution provider in this area. The company, which specialises in dedusting and ventilation in mining and tunnel construction, has been advising its customers on air cooling ...

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A Sandvik automated LHD proves its precision in a glass labyrinth

In recent years, self-driving vehicles have become a popular discussion topic. Sandvik has had automated loaders and trucks working in mines for over 20 years – with zero accidents involving people. To prove its capabilities, Sandvik moved things above ground and put its latest generation of automation to the test. In a new film, an 11 m long Sandvik LH514 ...

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thyssenkrupp awarded contract for continuous mining system in Thailand

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Essen/Germany, a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of industrial plants and systems, has signed a contract to supply a large-scale continuous mining system to Italian-Thai Development PLC (ITD). ITD is a Thailand’s leading integrated construction firm with wide experiences and expertise in construction activities. The mining system, including two newly developed barracuda bucket ...

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Wirtgen Surface Miners – Limestone mining without drilling and blasting in Ukraine

PJSC Ivano-Frankivskcement (IFCEM) produces clinker and 300 other cement and gypsum products. The raw material for the cement plant comes from a deposit located 15 km to the north. The Carpathian mining area is rich in sedimentary rocks such as limestone, marl and gypsum. For years, the material was extracted by drilling and blasting and then wet-processed into clinker in ...

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