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Schulte Strathaus now offering integral solutions for conveyor belts

“We want to be known as providers of integral solutions for conveying systems, not just as a scraper manufacturer”, says André Hanke (Figure 1), General Manager of the Starclean division of F. E. Schulte Strathaus GmbH & Co. KG (Fess Group), Werl/Germany. He is responsible for all conveyor system products and services. Before the company sold scrapers, tracking systems and impact ...

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Tenova TAKRAF continues to set new benchmarks in belt pulley fabrication

With headquarters in Leipzig/Germany, TAKRAF is a leading global solutions provider in the mining, bulk material handling and minerals processing industries. The company is also an important manufacturer of high-end components such as belt pulleys and boasts a strong reputation in this area. A contract covering the supply of an approximately 13 km long belt conveyor system was recently awarded ...

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Caterpillar To Supply Complete Longwall System to Coal India Subsidiary

Caterpillar recently completed an agreement to supply a complete Cat® longwall system to Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), a subsidiary of India’s largest coal producer, Coal India Limited. The system will be delivered to the Moonidih mine in early 2019. The longwall production goal of the Moonidih XV Seam project is about 2.5 mt of coking coal per year. Support ...

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Tiefenbach receives contract for electro-hydraulic control units for world’s largest shield support

Tiefenbach Control Systems GmbH won the tender for the delivery of an electro-hydraulic control system for the world’s largest shield support. In this connection Tiefenbach is responsible for the development, the design and the delivery of the entire electro-hydraulic control system as well as for the safety-related auxiliary valves. The order of the shield producer ZMJ (Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery ...

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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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