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RopeCon®. An efficient link to new mining areas

The RopeCon® system which transports platinum ore from Booysendal South to the existing processing plant has recently gone into operation. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Ltd., is relying on technology by Doppelmayr for their expansion project at the Booysendal concession. The terrain between the new mining areas to the north of ...

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RopeCon® transports limestone across treetops in Guatemala

The countryside around the village of San Juan Sacatepéquez in south-eastern Guatemala is hilly and forested. Cementos Progreso, S. A. had been planning to build a new cement plant there for some time. Among other things, the project required a solution to transport limestone and marl from the crusher to the processing plant. Cementos Progreso, S. A. opted for RopeCon® as a ...

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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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Second RopeCon® for the Booysendal expansion project

Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Ltd. (Booysendal), a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Ltd. (Northam), a South African based platinum and chrome producer, is currently expanding mining capacity at its Booysendal mining concession. Key to the success of this expansion is the cost effective, reliable, safe and environmentally low impact transport of ore over topographically challenging terrain, from mining modules in the south ...

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Tüfentobel RopeCon®: Material is passed over to second system in mid-air for even more flexible discharge point

Since 2005 a RopeCon® system of Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH, Wolfurt/Austria, has been transporting inert material along a long-stretched valley at the Tüfentobel landfill site, which will eventually be backfilled (Figure 1). The belt is being extended in several stages. It discharges the material onto a debris cone directly where it is to be used. Finally in March 2016, a ...

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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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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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