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Peabody orders complete Cat® longwall with advanced automation for North Goonyella Mine

Peabody recently ordered a complete Cat® longwall mining system for its North Goonyella Mine located in central Queensland/Australia. The Cat longwall system includes roof supports and a face conveyor for a 300 m face, shearer and beam stage loader (Figure 1). The system features advanced longwall automation technology to enhance safety and production. Delivery of the system is planned for the ...

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Doppelmayr builds ropeway for material transport in Colombia

In North-western Colombia, approximately 72 km from the city of Medellín, CGL Sucursal Colombia, a subsidiary of the Canadian mining company Continental Gold Inc., is developing the gold ore deposit Buriticá. The logistics of the project has to overcome some challenges in this very mountainous region. A ropeway will be installed to transport tailings from the valley floor to the ...

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Ropeway as a means to transport people and material

The Cerattepe underground copper mine of the Turkish Eti Bakır A. Ş. mining company, a member of Cengiz Holding, is situated in very mountainous terrain approximately 3.5 km southwest of Artvin, a city in the Black Sea region in north-eastern Turkey. The mined copper ore is transported to the river with a 4.5 km long ropeway, which covers a difference ...

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Flexco TUG HD belt clamp simplifies maintenance work on conveyor belts

When a conveyor belt is stopped for maintenance, say in a coal mine, its own weight can create problems by distributing the tension unevenly. To ensure that a belt can be safely cut and securely spliced by service technicians, the forces in the area under repair should be spread over the whole width. For this purpose Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, ...

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WX7000 screening media brings added value to the process

When it comes to the preparation of mineral raw materials, Sandvik AB, Stockholm/Sweden is renowned for its world class crushing and screening technology. Perhaps it is less well-known that Sandvik also has an outstanding range of screening media. We can expect this to change based on the positive customer feedback Sandvik is now receiving on its new WX7000 screening media. ...

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High belt speeds: a challenge for scrapers

High belt speeds represent a challenge for scrapers. Cleaning results are often less than satisfactory. But that is not always the case, as you can see at the opencast lignite mine in Jänschwalde, near Cottbus/Germany. These are some of the biggest mobile machines in the world. They are approximately 200 m wide, 500 to 600 m long, up to 80 ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA – Africa’s leading industry trade fair shortly before its start

New exhibitors Caterpillar, Epiroc, Iveco, Schwing/Stetter and Tata Joint European pavilion featuring eleven participants for the first time More than 450 exhibitors will exhibit their products and innovations The countdown has begun: bauma CONEXPO AFRICA opens its doors for the third time in one week. The largest trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles ...

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BAUER Group commissioned to expand the world’s biggest constructed wetland treatment plant in Oman

In October 2017 the BAUER Group, Schrobenhausen/Germany, was awarded the contract to expand the world’s biggest industrial constructed wetland in the Sultanate of Oman on behalf of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the leading oil and gas exploration and production company in the country (Figure 1). The plant’s first stage was completed in 2011 by the local subsidiary of BAUER Resources GmbH ...

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BEUMER scores a hattrick

The BEUMER Group, based in Beckum/Germany, has been named winner of this year’s Axia Award (Figure 1) in the “Utilising Innovation & Technologies” category. Auditing and consultancy firm Deloitte awarded the prize to the intralogistics specialists on 29th November 2017 in Düsseldorf in recognition of its activities in the field of digital transformation. Deloitte, who founded the Axia Award, joins ...

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Caterpillar and FTP Solutions partner to boost mine network performance

Caterpillar and FTP Solutions have developed a cooperative agreement to deliver proactive monitoring and management of mining technology applications and the networks that these products depend on. FTP Solutions, based in Perth/Australia, currently offers products and services for monitoring and supporting site communications. The collaborative work will make best use of the proprietary technology developed by each company to deliver ...

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