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Building blocks for the future: Continental reinforces focus on digital solutions for the construction business

In tough conditions such as mining and construction sites, efficiency and safety are key. However, underinflated tires are still a major cause of breakdowns and service calls. On average, one third of fleet tires are underinflated. This not only has an effect on fuel consumption but also on the tire life – with 10 % underinflation, tread life is reduced by ...

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Pleuger Industries supplies process water pumps to Chile’s leading copper mine

The Chilean Collahuasi Mine in the Pica district of the Tarapacá region produces more than 5,000 t/a of fine copper, making it one of the largest copper mines in the world. Two opencast mines, Rosario and Ujina, provide the necessary copper ores, which are smelted on site into copper concentrate and cathodes. Destination: Far East and the Chilean copper industry. For ...

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At the heart of the process

Basalt production has increased by 20 % since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its processing plant by installing a new high-reduction secondary crusher. 60 km northeast of Frankfurt in south-western Germany, Vogelsberger Basaltwerk GmbH & Co. KG (VBW) extracts basalt from a 19 million year old formation beneath the Vogelsberg mountain range, Central Europe’s largest contiguous volcanic region (Figure 1). VBW produces gravel, ...

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Chinese mining company becomes co-partner of Halbach & Braun

The shareholders of Halbach & Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. (HB), Hattingen/Germany, have signed an agreement (Figure 1) with Chinese mining group Yangquan Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. (YQ). In this way, HB secures a large home market for its products and YQ gains access to German mining know-how and state-of-the-art mining equipment. To ensure ongoing business operations, the two ...

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indurad’s new investors to put them on the radar of mining companies globally

indurad GmbH, Aachen/Germany, announced it has accepted a 4 M € equity investment from Jolimont, a global private equity group that invests in high growth mining equipment, technology and services companies. indurad is the global leader in radar-based automation and productivity solutions for mine sites, train loadouts, stockyard equipment and shiploading facilities. Their patented 2D and 3D radar systems are ...

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Submersible motor pump specialist Pleuger Industries is back

After 18 years in the Flowserve group, Pleuger Industries, the German manufacturer of submersible motor pumps, is once again represented on the market as an independent company. An American investor bought the brand and transferred the strategic management to German hands. From its headquarters and production site in Hamburg, Pleuger Industries now supplies its customers with submersible motor pumps, plunger ...

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Sandvik and IBM Usher in the fourth industrial revolution to the mining industry with IBM Watson

Joint clients of IBM and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Stockholm/Sweden, one of the world’s largest premium mining equipment manufacturers, are tapping the powers of IoT, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to realize safety, maintenance, productivity and operational efficiency. The mining and rock excavation industry is under growing pressure to increase the global supply of minerals to meet the needs ...

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Wirtgen Group booth at bauma 2019 draws record number of visitors

A total of 120 exhibits, including 18 world premieres and 25 innovations as well as six interactive technology demos: the Wirtgen Group’s booth at bauma (Figure 1) was packed with leading machine and application technologies from Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann, Benninghoven, and John Deere. The trade show in Munich clearly demonstrated that the complementary product ranges of the Wirtgen Group, ...

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Reliable across rough terrain

At bauma, which will take place in Munich/Germany from 8th to 14th April 2019, BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, will provide information on their efficient transport solutions for the mining industry, among other areas. Overland conveyors and pipe conveyors transport various raw materials over long distances and often through rough terrain. This is generally faster, more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly than trucking. ...

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Dillinger unveils customer app at the bauma 2019

Dillinger, Dillingen/Germany, together with its subsidiaries Ancofer Stahlhandel, AncoferWaldram Steelplates and Jebens, will be showing new additions to its comprehensive portfolio of products, supply potentials and services covering all facets of heavy plate, in Munich at the bauma, the world’s leading construction machinery and mining trade fair. Every year, Dillinger supplies around 2 Mt of heavy plate for highly stressed structures ...

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