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Make lifting child’s play: Maintain conveyor belts ergonomically with Flexlifter from Flexco

Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, has developed an innovative device for the ergonomic maintenance of conveyor belts in coal mines, steelworks and wood-processing mills. The Flexlifter enables service personnel to hoist the tensioned belt on the system to the required height without physical exertion. The belt lifter can be loaded with up to 3 t and is available in three sizes. ...

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TAKRAF wins major contract in Africa

TAKRAF GmbH, a Leipzig based company with a wealth of experience in development, design, fabrication, erection and commissioning of equipment and systems for the global mining and material handling industry, has secured a major contract for the turn key supply and installation of a bauxite handling plant in Guinea, West Africa. The contract value is approximately 100 m e. TAKRAF, ...

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Wirtgen at the 2017 Symposium Mines Guinea event

The Wirtgen GmbH, Windhagen/Germany, attended the 5th Symposium Mines Guinea event in the capital Conakry, showcasing the company as a reliable mining partner to trade visitors. With more than 30 years of experience in the international mining sector, Wirtgen supplies sophisticated and practical technologies that are designed for extreme working conditions. More than 500 successful surface mining projects around the ...

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The 6th Day of the German Economy in Tashkent – Engineering Dobersek presents the current major project

Uzbekistan is the most populous country of Central Asia and plays a key role for the business development of Central Asia. Engineering Dobersek GmbH is a leading German specialist company from Moenchengladbach for planning, constructing and commissioning of turnkey plants and plant components, is already involved for more than 20 years in the business of the country of the Silk ...

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Further Eickhoff shearers for the Balkan region

The steady success story of the growing population of high performance shearer loaders of Eickhoff Bergbautechnik GmbH, Bochum/Germany, in Bosnia is backed by two new orders from the region. The path into a new generation of high performance mining with top-of-the-line equipment was already paved some years back when the two mines Breza and Banovice from Bosnia each decided to ...

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Eickhoff’s CM2H-30 performing well at Exxaro Coal Central’s Dorstfontein–West colliery

South Africa’s coal industry is the largest in Africa and boasts with the continent’s largest recoverable coal reserve and coal production base. South Africa mined about 260 mt of coal in 2014 which makes it part of the global top ten coal producers. Approximately 75 % of the South African coal produced is utilised locally whereas the balance is exported mainly ...

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Size of a pony, power like a clydesdale – new Eickhoff CM cuts at New Clydesdale, SA

The Australian listed coal mining company Universal Coal plc (UC) started its underground production at the New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) in September 2016. NCC is located about 30 km south of Emalahleni in the Witbank coal area of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. The South African focused coal mining company acquired NCC from Exxaro in 2014. UC’s Roodekop open cast operation ...

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Aided by Cat Longwall Equipment, Two Russian Mines Surpass National Monthly Coal Production Record

Two Russian longwall mines operated by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) recently surpassed the national monthly coal production record. The Kotinskaya Mine produced 1,050,452 tonnes of raw coal in August to set the all-time record, and Taldinskaya-Zapadnaya Mine No. 1 produced 1,020,109 tonnes of raw coal to exceed the national record of 1.007.000 tonnes that it set in 2013. Both ...

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BEUMER Group Pipe Conveyor ensures dust-free transportation of ore concentrates in the Callao port in Peru

Transportadora Callao S.A., the logistics operator of a special cargo terminal in the port of Callao/Peru, relies on a BEUMER Group pipe conveyor for the transportation of zinc, copper and lead concentrates of different mining companies from the warehouse to the terminal (Figure 1). With its ability to navigate curves in three dimensions, the conveyor can be optimally adapted to ...

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Caterpillar Develops New High Torque Drive System for Longwall Armored Face Conveyors

The new Cat® HTD4100 High Torque Drive System (Figure 1) for longwall armored face conveyors enables a higher level of automation for enhanced speed and torque control and real-time monitoring, and its modular design simplifies installation and maintenance. The innovative system offers fast response and precise control to reduce conveyor chain wear and failures, and the high-torque motors deliver maximum ...

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