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Voith SlipSet and Coupling Monitoring System CMS 310: Maximized Protection and Monitoring of Crusher Drivelines

When crushing mined rock and materials, uncrushable objects constitute a severe risk for the production process as well as the installed equipment. In order to limit torque load without disrupting operation, Voith GmbH, Heidenheim/Germany, designed its SlipSet coupling to temporarily slip in the event of an overload situation and thus act as a shock absorber (Figure 9). The company’s recently ...

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Mine gains dual benefit from installation of Voith TurboBelt TT Linear Booster Drives in belt conveyor

Voith GmbH, Heidenheim/Germany, has installed a TT Drive on the H2 belt conveyor in the RAG´s Prosper-Haniel coal mine in Bottrop/Germany without interrupting operation and achieved a comprehensive solution with the subsequent installation of another TT Drive that resulted in sustained cost reduction for the mining company. With the installation of the first TT Drive, Voith made it possible for ...

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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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