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A powerful global partner

The BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, uses its newly created Conveying & Loading Systems (CL Systems) division to develop and implement complex system solutions throughout the world for different industries, such as mining and the cement industry. The team is made up of experienced staff from the branches distributed around the world who work together on the projects. What they all have ...

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Caterpillar to present more than machines at MINExpo 2016

Caterpillar will support MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas with an exhibit showcasing machines, technology, expertise and practical knowledge that miners can apply to help address their cost, productivity and efficiency challenges in today’s mining environment. The surface mining section of the Cater-pillar exhibit will showcase two highly auto-mated machines. A Cat 793F CMD autonomous truck will represent the fleets now ...

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RopeCon® establishes direct link between pit and valley at El Limón-Guajes gold mine

The El Limón-Guajes gold ore pit of Minera Media Luna, S.A. de C.V. (MML), 100 % owned subsidiary of Torex Gold Resources Inc., is located approximately 180 km south-west of Mexico City in the state of Guerrero/Mexico. The ore mined at the two pits of El Limón and Guajes is processed in one central processing plant. The El Limón pit, however, ...

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Providing lubrication solutions for one of world’s largest copper mines

SKF has secured a contract with the Las Bambas mine in Peru (Figure 1) to provide lubrication management services for all electric motors in the mine’s concentrator plant. Engineered specifically for Las Bambas, the lubrication solutions will contribute to increased equipment reliability and cost effectiveness. The two-year agreement with Las Bambas includes engineering, planning and scheduling, execution and management of ...

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KAMAT hydraulic stations with a high level of reliability for hydraulic shield extension and machine driving in mining

For the extraction of raw materials such as coal, pits are sunk with ever increasing depth. With increasing depth, however, difficulties increase not least due to the higher temperatures and the mining loads to be supported. With the aid of modern technology, such challenges can be mastered today. In particular by means of hydraulics, which are used in mining for ...

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The “Mr. Clean” of conveyor technology

With the proven H-type pre-cleaner (Figure 1), the FLEXCO Europe GmbH range includes a solution which enables users to significantly increase the productivity of their conveyor systems. The innovative solution can be used, e. g., in coal and iron ore mining. Fitted with 200 mm long, individually mounted cleaning blades, the H-type always rests against the belt in an optimum manner, thus ...

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Load-Haul-Dumper (LHD) LF-21H

The latest development of GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Gelsenkirchen/Germany, is the Load Haul Dumper (LHD) LF-21H with a payload of 21 t. It is the most powerful and efficient machine in the largest LHD class. The LF-21H is equipped with the newest generation of the worldwide proven hydrostatic drivetrain Efficient Drive System (EDS). The EDS is optimized for the rough conditions ...

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RopeCon® – Your conveyor for open-pit mining

Open-pit mining often relies on excavators and trucks for the extraction and subsequent removal and transport of the material. Diesel is the standard energy source used to run the machinery. This mining method has several disadvantages, i. e. high operating costs for fuel, personnel, accommodation, travelling and maintenance, a high safety risk caused by the effects of the weather or ...

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20 % thinner and 25 % lighter power lines with the same mechanical and electrical qualities

At bauma 2016, Prysmian Group, Wuppertal/Germany, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, presented a broad product portfolio of the brands Prysmian and Draka, specially developed for open-cast and underground mining. The focus was on particularly light and thin reelable power cables with excellent electrical qualities. With a design certified in accordance with VDE 0250-812 and 813, ...

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Mining: Adapted pumping systems for various conveying jobs

For the very different conveying tasks in mining the KLEIN GmbH, Jettingen-Scheppach/Germany, has developed individual solutions. The machine concept is based mainly on the composition of the media to be transported (fluidity, consistency, particle size and particle composition), their wear behavior and the required pressure needed, amongst others, depending on the expected flow rates and pumping distances. Typical applications of ...

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