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Professionalism as a strategy

Many medium-sized companies in Germany also form the economic foundation and hold their ground in the tough competition in the extraction and processing of rock products. A typical example is Otterbein Zement- und Kalkwerke GmbH & Co. KG, located in Großenlüder-Müs, north-west of Fulda in the state of Hessen. The family business has been extracting around 500,000 t/a of shell ...

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TAKRAF Germany tastes HPGR success in Turkey

TAKRAF GmbH, Leipzig/Germany, announces the receipt of an important project award for the supply of two High-Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGRs) for a cement plant in Turkey. The company’s HPGR machines (Figure 1) have been designed from the outset with maintainability in mind. A clear target to achieve this goal is the reduction of downtime, which includes integrated maintenance tools and ...

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Surface miners drive up savings in coal mining

Mine operators for some time now have been increasingly turning to an alternative to conventional rip-and-stack or drill-and-blast coal mining: the use of surface miners. Diverse studies and tests show that surface miners offer considerable advantages in terms of both economic efficiency and the final product. The main advantages of Wirtgen surface mining technology include the following: • selective mining; ...

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BAUER Technologies Ltd. contracted to work on Woodsmith Mine

In North Yorkshire, one of the UK’s deepest underground mines is being constructed by Sirius Minerals Plc over the next five years. The mine will extract polyhalite, a high-quality organic fertiliser consisting of the minerals calcium, magnesium, sulphur and potassium. The project is unique because all mining and transportation operations will take place completely underground, once the Woodsmith Mine is ...

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Compact, flexible, and efficient: the new BAUER BG 15 H ValueLine

With the completely redesigned BAUER BG 15 H (Figure 1), Bauer Maschinen GmbH, Schrobenhausen/Germany, is breaking new ground in the ValueLine. This state-of-the-art innovation specifically fulfills the requirements of a functional and cost-effective machine in the small drilling rig segment and also scores with extremely compact transport dimensions. Increased efficiency, increased mobility, increased flexibility, increased comfort – the BAUER BG 15 H ...

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GHH opens training center

Getting the most out of things: This is the motto of the company GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH from Gelsenkirchen/Germany, not just for special mining and tunnel construction vehicles. With the inauguration of its new training center not far from the Indian town of Udaipur, the manufacturer is now putting its know-how to profitable use and entering a huge growth market. The ...

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Next stop Down Under

RINGSPANN GmbH, Bad Homburg/Germany, is pursuing its globalisation plans at a breath-taking pace. Just a few weeks after the new branch in Singapore commenced activities, the company is announcing the establishment of its 14th international subsidiary RINGSPANN Australia. The German one-stop supplier of drive elements, precision clamping fixtures and mechanical cable systems is thus intensifying its presence in the markets ...

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CEDEC

CEDEC Board of Directors elected Andreas Feicht, CEO of WSW Energie & Wasser AG and Vice-President for Energy of the German Association of Local Public Utilities (VKU), as the new President of the Federation of Local Energy Companies (CEDEC), Brussels/Belgium.

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Bauer BC 50 cutter for 250 m deep diamond exploration in Canada

Whether for large-scale infrastructure projects such as metro stations, or for the sealing and strengthening of large dams, Bauer cutters are used around the world for complex specialist foundation engineering projects. In Saskatchewan/Canada a Bauer cutter will soon be used for a special task as part of diamond exploration – and will set a new depth record there. The BAUER ...

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Fast process from beginning to end

The Cooperativa La Cruz Azul S.C.L, third-largest cement manufacturer in Mexico, required an entire packaging line for the flexible and fully automated filling, palletising and packaging of different types of a new tile mortar. The solution of BEUMER Group, Beckum/Germany, won out over the competition, providing everything from one single source. This included the BEUMER fillpac R filling system that was ...

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