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Industry News Issue 05_2020

Tomra Insight now available for mining applications

TOMRA Insight, the powerful data platform for enhancing sorting efficiencies, is now available for mining applications Cloud-based data platform unlocks new opportunities to monitor and optimize sorting processes Following its successful launch last year by TOMRA Sorting Recycling, TOMRA Insight is now also being made available to customers of TOMRA Mining and TOMRA Food, and for all three of these ...

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Perfect for coal storage

Hard coal is temporarily stored in stockpiles and then continuously fed to be processed, as needed. The design of the depositories must ensure constant filling and reliable emptying. The required capacity is determined based on the incoming and outgoing conveying flow. Different stacking and reclaiming options as well as various layouts for the stockpiles are also needed. The BEUMER Group, ...

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GHH supplies maintenance vehicles

With several vehicles, the machine manufacturer GHH Vehicles GmbH, Gelsen­kirchen/Germany, now also supports the world’s largest copper producer Codelco, which is currently managing a mega-project in the Atacama desert – turning a giant mine upside down. Meanwhile, other utility vehicles went to India, Kazhakstan and Russia, including the newly developed emulsion charger BEC100. Codelco estimates its annual copper production at ...

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GHH sets new standards with biodegradable hydraulics

First super-clean Stage V diesel, then electric drives and now flame-retardant and biodegradable hydraulic fluids: GHH Vehicles GmbH, Gelsenkirchen/Germany, the manufacturer of civil engineering and mining machinery, is setting an impressive pace in protecting people and the environment. The company has already devoted itself to the immediate protection of drivers. GHH’s loaders, dump trucks and special vehicles are well known ...

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Metso Outotec to deliver rotary kiln system for Lynas Kalgoorlie’s greenfield project in Western Australia

Metso Minerals has signed a contract with Lynas Kalgoorlie Pty Ltd. for the supply of a large rotary kiln and combustion system (Figure 1) for baking rare earth elements. The order value of approximately 13 M € has been booked in Metso Minerals’ Q2 2020 orders received. Commissioning of the kiln is expected to take place in 2022. Commenting on the ...

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TENAX-LUMEN – the self-luminous cable safely brings power to mobile mining equipment

The TENAX-LUMEN self-luminous power cable from Prysmian Group is like a modern version of the canary in a coal mine, adding safety to miners and equipment (Figure 1). This extremely robust trailing cable supplies power to large mobile mining equipment in environments where it is crucial the cable is visible at all times: An enlightened choice in dark places. The ...

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A new era for the Toro™ loaders and trucks from Sandvik

Sandvik is reintroducing its earlier, renowned Toro™ family name for its underground hard rock loaders and trucks, model by model, starting later this year. The Toro™ family name has been recognized by Sandvik underground mining customers for decades and now Sandvik is bringing back the bull, firstly with the large intelligent loaders Toro™ LH517i and Toro™ LH621i (Figure 1). Toro™, ...

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Sandvik and Exyn set to jointly explore new horizons of mine autonomy

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology augments autonomous mining capabilities through a partnership with Exyn Technologies Inc. Customers will benefit from the unique combination of Sandvik’s world leading digital mining solutions and Exyn’s deep knowledge of autonomous aerial robot systems. “We are committed to empowering a transformation to autonomy in underground mining,” says Patrick Murphy, President of Rock Drills & Technologies ...

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New innovative seal skirting concept makes “the” change!

New is the contact-free AirScrape conveyor belt skirting system, which significantly reduces material spill, dust formation and explosion hazards at transfer points and other critical sections in the conveyor chain. Because this system hovers freely above the conveyor belt, skirt friction and belt damage is eliminated and service life is extended (Figure 1). “The AirScrape system – which encompasses inward ...

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TOMRA’s promise to diamond mining operations: 98 % diamond recovery guaranteed

Maximizing diamond recovery while optimizing costs: this is the priority at the top of the list of every diamond producer (Figure 1). With TOMRA’s holistic approach and cutting-edge technologies, both can be achieved to deliver outstanding results. TOMRA Sorting Solutions, Wedel/Germany, is today the world’s leading supplier of X-Ray Transmission (XRT) diamond recovery technology, having recovered some of the largest ...

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