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Industry News Issue 04_2017

A real boom

The BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, has developed the BEUMER Overall Operation Monitoring app (Figure 1), an application which enables staff to maintain an overview of all the relevant parameters of their packaging line on their mobile devices at any time. The application shows the status quo of availability, performance and quality levels as well as the energy and compressed-air consumption. This ...

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Engineering DOBERSEK on the Mining World Russia

The metropolis Moscow is the most important economic centre of Russia and at the same time the most important fairscene of the country. There are good chances for business contacts. Thus the family company Engineering DOBERSEK from the Lower Rhine also has taken part in the three day long XXI. international trade fair for mining, mining research and mining equipment ...

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Tüfentobel RopeCon®: Material is passed over to second system in mid-air for even more flexible discharge point

Since 2005 a RopeCon® system of Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH, Wolfurt/Austria, has been transporting inert material along a long-stretched valley at the Tüfentobel landfill site, which will eventually be backfilled (Figure 1). The belt is being extended in several stages. It discharges the material onto a debris cone directly where it is to be used. Finally in March 2016, a ...

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“Decision-makers often do not see the long-term savings”

Interview with Philippe Rosenfelder, Sales Manager at Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany. Mr. Rosenfelder, how important is the mining industry to Flexco and what challenges have to be overcome in this sector? We are one of the world’s leading suppliers of mechanical fastening systems for light and heavy-duty conveyors. Our solutions are used in a wide range of different industries. Amongst ...

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esco extracts the eons

Salt production here dates back to the Middle Ages, when brine was evaporated from open pans. Today, esco (european salt company) with its headquarter in Hanover/Germany, relies on modern mining equipment to extract rock salt from an underground deposit formed 250 million years ago. Mining is ingrained in the history of Bernburg, a town of 35,000 in eastern Germany that ...

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Wirtgen surface miners: Titans in Texas

Two type 4200 SM Wirtgen surface miners are bringing light to South Texas and Northern Mexico. A 4200 SM is extracting sub-bituminous coal at an open cast mine owned by the North American Coal Corp. in Eagle Pass, Texas/USA – right on the border with Piedras Negas, Coahuila/Mexico (Figure 1). The extracted coal is then transported over the border by ...

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