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Ground breaking technology for top hammer drilling monitoring

RockPulse™, a new technology and product introduced by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, is the first practical solution for real-time tool stress monitoring in top-hammer drilling. The add-on system integrates directly with the rock drill and its control system, and can be used for drilling process optimization in varying rock conditions. This also helps to reduce the stress fatigue of ...

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RAMMER – 40 years celebrated with the launch of updated Excellence Line and launch of telematics

Rammer was in 2018 celebrating 40 years of excellence. In order to help celebrate this momentous occasion, and to reflect changing customer requirements, it has renewed both its outlook and product offering. This has led to the updating and upgrading of its Excellence Line of hydraulic hammers. Following on from the launch of the Performance Line of hydraulic hammers earlier ...

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Guinea: Bauxite mining with surface miners maximizes profitability

West African Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world. This potential has prompted the country to continually expand its bauxite mining sector in recent years, making substantial investments. Wirtgen surface miners are playing a decisive role in this development process, as many of the country’s bauxite mining operations rely on Wirtgen’s technology as ...

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Bolivia chooses ACI Systems as strategic partner for the industrialisation of lithium deposits

The Salar de Uyuni salt flat in the Andes of south-west Bolivia is currently the largest known lithium reserve in the world. The Bolivian state is creating a value-added chain in order to put this raw material to industrial use. Following a long and intensive decision-making process, state-owned enterprise Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB) selected the German company ACI Systems ...

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New QAC 1450 TwinPower™ generator offers double the power and twice the versatility for MPP applications

Atlas Copco has announced a new addition to its QAC range of containerised generators, the QAC 1450 TwinPower™ delivers unrivalled versatility, optimised performance and excellent fuel economy in demanding Modular Power Plant (MPP) applications (Figure 1). The QAC 1450 TwinPower is a 20 ft. ISO containerised unit housing two compact 725 kVA generators; powered by V8 Scania engines with double ...

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CFT GmbH Compact Filter Technic successfully implements cooling projects

In the context of increasingly complex mining and tunnel construction projects, the subject of air conditioning is becoming increasingly challenging. CFT GmbH Compact Filter Technic, based in Gladbeck/Germany, has established itself as an innovative solution provider in this area. The company, which specialises in dedusting and ventilation in mining and tunnel construction, has been advising its customers on air cooling ...

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A Sandvik automated LHD proves its precision in a glass labyrinth

In recent years, self-driving vehicles have become a popular discussion topic. Sandvik has had automated loaders and trucks working in mines for over 20 years – with zero accidents involving people. To prove its capabilities, Sandvik moved things above ground and put its latest generation of automation to the test. In a new film, an 11 m long Sandvik LH514 ...

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thyssenkrupp awarded contract for continuous mining system in Thailand

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Essen/Germany, a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of industrial plants and systems, has signed a contract to supply a large-scale continuous mining system to Italian-Thai Development PLC (ITD). ITD is a Thailand’s leading integrated construction firm with wide experiences and expertise in construction activities. The mining system, including two newly developed barracuda bucket ...

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Wirtgen Surface Miners – Limestone mining without drilling and blasting in Ukraine

PJSC Ivano-Frankivskcement (IFCEM) produces clinker and 300 other cement and gypsum products. The raw material for the cement plant comes from a deposit located 15 km to the north. The Carpathian mining area is rich in sedimentary rocks such as limestone, marl and gypsum. For years, the material was extracted by drilling and blasting and then wet-processed into clinker in ...

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Coal imports declining significantly – coal achieves CO2 reduction targets

The use of coal to generate electricity in Germany declined dramatically in 2017 (-17 %). This is expected to decrease by more than 20 % in 2018. This is primarily due to the increased use of renewable energy sources, particularly wind energy. Coal has therefore already made its contribution to achieving CO2 reduction targets as set forth in the federal government’s climate ...

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