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RCT and GBF celebrate decade-long automation partnership

Autonomous solutions provider RCT and underground mining specialist GBF have marked 10 years of working together to implement autonomous technology into underground mining operations. Since 2009, when…

2019-06-04 | RCT | Australia

Cat to Build Electric LHD

Caterpillar reported it would develop a lithium-ion battery-powered R1700 LHD that would feature onboard charging. The R1700 was introduced in 2018 as a new design and featured a fuel-saving electrohydraulic…

2019-05-17 | Caterpillar Inc | United States

690 MT Rock Crusher Moved

Mammoet moved a 690-metric-ton (mt) granite rock crusher and primary conveyor inside the A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, California, USA. Both pieces of equipment needed to be relocated from the top of…

2019-05-17 | Mammoet Global Support BV | Netherlands

Epiroc - RCS 5 the next generation of the Rig Control System for Pit Viper Blasthole Drilling Rigs

Epiroc has introduced RCS 5, the fifth generation of the Rig Control system for the Pit Viper blasthole drilling rigs. Machine-to Machine Communication, Auto Tower Angle and Integrated Camera View are…

2019-04-30 | Epiroc | Sweden

CMS Cepcor ® receive accolades for a second Queens Award.

For the second time in the history of the company CMS Cepcor® have received a Queens Award. On this occasion the company have received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019, for…

2019-04-26 | CMS Cepcor | United Kingdom

Popular Hauler Meets Tier 4 Rules

Caterpillar reported the 797F hauler is available in a Tier 4 Final-compliant configuration. The updated hauler is equipped with an exhaust after treatment system featuring selective catalytic reduction,…

2019-04-24 | Caterpillar Inc | United States

Stability Monitoring System for Frigid Climates

Maptek released a cold climate model of its Sentry system for stability monitoring. The company reported it redesigned all the major components in the standard- temperature Sentry mobile system to achieve…

2019-04-24 | Maptek | United States

New Tailgate for Komatsu Haulers

Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. announced a new version of the Autogate Tailgate. The tailgate is designed with a traditional outrigger that bolts to the undercarriage. It requires no welding to the frame, allowing…

2019-04-24 | Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc | United States

ABB Launches Drive, Interface, Bearing Solutions

ABB launched the CP600-Pro control panel line, adding to the CP600 platform. The panel is a premium interface for high-end applications and challenging installations, the company reported. The CP600-Pro…

2019-04-24 | ABB | Switzerland

Rugged Compressor Range Offers Efficiency

Atlas Copco released the GA 110-160 VSD+ oil-injected screw compressor range, the latest air compressor range in the smart AIR solutions portfolio. It features a new state-of-the-art compression element.…

2019-04-23 | Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB | Sweden

New Condition Monitoring System for Falk Drives

Rexnord announced that its Smart Condition Monitoring System (SCMS) provides customers with the capability to reduce downtime, extend asset life and improve performance levels. SCMS measures,…

2019-03-26 | Rexnord Industries LLC | United States

High-power Density Couplings

Voith expanded its TurboBelt TPXL portfolio of fill-controlled couplings to include 500-kW, 800-kW and 1,250-kW versions, which combine hydrodynamics with intelligent control technology to optimize performance.…

2019-03-26 | Voith Turbo | Germany

Botswana Diamond Mine Gets Weba Solution

Weba Chute Systems reported a recent solution deployed to a diamond mine in Botswana solved maintenance challenges and ensured more uptime for the customer’s operation. The mine was replacing transfer…

2019-03-26 | Weba Chute Systems | South Africa

Guided Wave Techs Get Flameproof Certs

Hawk Measurement Systems announced it received explosion-proof, flameproof and dust ignition-proof certification by FM Approvals for FM, FM Canada and ATEX standards. Applicable guided wave technologies…

2019-03-26 | Hawk Measurement | United States

Ava Group Partners With Mining3 on Wear Detection

Risk management services solutions supplier Ava Group announced a development and commercialization agreement with Mining3, a mining innovation group. The two will launch a predictive asset monitoring…

2019-03-26 | Future Fibre Technologies | Australia

Inmarsat, Knight Piésold Offer Remote Tailings Dam Monitoring

Satellite communications provider Inmarsat announced it will be joining forces with Knight Piésold UK to deliver highly accurate tailings dam monitoring, analysis and real-time management capabilities…

2019-03-26 | Inmarsat | United Kingdom

Autonomous solution for Alkane gold mine

RCT has entered into a project with Alkane Resources to commission autonomous technology at its Tomingley Gold Operations in New South Wales, Australia. The work involves installing and commissioning…

2019-03-07 | RCT | Australia

Fluid-Bag - TAU Xtractor™: discharging solution for lubricants in the mining and steel industries.

Two years of innovative development lies behind TAU Xtractor™ , the new method for discharging grease from Fluid-Bags flexible containers. The device grips the inner container of the Fluid-Bag, twists…

2019-03-06 | Fluid-Bag Ltd | Finland

Aramine L140B QRS Option

Aramine’s battery powered L140B miniLoader®, has a new option aimed at changing the way the machine can be used underground. The new QRS or Quick Replacement System, features a quick disconnect battery…

2019-03-01 | Aramine | France

Aggregate Handler Offers More Payload

Caterpillar introduced the 990K Aggregate Handler, which offers a 25% payload increase over the standard 990K Wheel Loader. The handler enables operators to load trucks and rail cars faster and to move…

2019-02-14 | Caterpillar Inc | United States