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Industry News 05_2019

Without leaving a trace

In the past, a coal-fired power plant was once in operation in the Belgian town of Flémalle. The coal residues are landfilled on a fly ash stockpile. Now, the stockpile is to be entirely emptied and the terrain transformed into a nature park. A pipe conveyor of the BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, is being used to transport the fly ash to ...

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Caterpillar presented new longwall mining products and advanced technologies at Katowice Mining Fair

Caterpillar presented a number of new longwall mining products and solutions at the International Trade Fair for Mining, Power Generation and Metallurgy in Katowice/Poland. Together with the regional Cat® dealer, Bergerat Monnoyeur, Caterpillar showcased its latest technologies in the MCK Hall. The Caterpillar exhibit featured digital presentations of new longwall machines, technologies and services – all designed to make longwall ...

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Dräger acquires a stake in Canada-based softwarecompany Focus FS

Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA, Lübeck/Germany, has acquired a stake in Focus Field Solutions Inc., a leading provider of industrial safety solutions based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador/Canada. With this latest investment, Dräger extends its expertise in the area of digital worksites. Focus FS has developed a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform which digitizes critical operations data ...

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Always a good fit

Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, has come out with the EZP1T, an advanced version of its proven EZP1 precleaner. The models in this new series incorporate a torsion spring instead of a tension spring, which means they take up less space than the standard version (Figure 1). Conveyor system operators benefit from faster and easier installation. The EZP1T is available with ...

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Expanding Footprint in Turkey

GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Gelsenkirchen/Germany, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy vehicles for mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering, is focusing on Turkey as a growing market: An extensive cooperation with the regional partner Foramec has been agreed. Hoşgeldin! The Turks welcome GHH. The country on the geographical threshold from Europe to Asia is considered a hungry growth market. ...

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Pump manufacturer Pleuger on expansion course with Build-to-Order strategy

Pleuger Industries GmbH, the Hamburg-based quality manufacturer of submersible motor pumps, exhibited in the Germany Pavilion of Asia Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition 2019 (AIMEX) in Australia. In addition to the latest applications in the fields of mine drainage and process water pumping, the Pleuger management presented an energy-efficient synchronous motor with permanent magnet drive, which scores with low life cycle ...

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