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At the heart of the process

Basalt production has increased by 20 % since Vogelsberger Basaltwerk modernized its processing plant by installing a new high-reduction secondary crusher. 60 km northeast of Frankfurt in south-western Germany, Vogelsberger Basaltwerk GmbH & Co. KG (VBW) extracts basalt from a 19 million year old formation beneath the Vogelsberg mountain range, Central Europe’s largest contiguous volcanic region (Figure 1). VBW produces gravel, ...

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Sandvik and IBM Usher in the fourth industrial revolution to the mining industry with IBM Watson

Joint clients of IBM and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Stockholm/Sweden, one of the world’s largest premium mining equipment manufacturers, are tapping the powers of IoT, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to realize safety, maintenance, productivity and operational efficiency. The mining and rock excavation industry is under growing pressure to increase the global supply of minerals to meet the needs ...

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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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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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