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Rugged Computers for All Machine Applications

Hexagon released the HxGN MineDiscover Core LP and Core HP rugged industrial computers. The low-precision and high-precision computers feature an extremely robust design, tailor made for the most challenging…

2019-02-13 | Hexagon Mining | United States

Mine Measurement Software Upgrade Released

Maptek launched PointStudio 8, featuring a new platform and ribbon interface. The software is designed to provide the most flexible and versatile mine measurement tools an operation can deploy, the company…

2019-02-13 | Maptek | United States

Smart Sensor for Bearings

ABB launched the ABB Ability Smart Sensor for Dodge mounted bearings. Part of the ABB Ability Digital Powertrain, the solution enables health checks and provides an early indicator of potential problems…

2019-02-13 | ABB | Switzerland

Laser-based Methane Detector

QED Environmental Systems showcased the LANDTEC SEM5000 Portable Methane (CH4) Detector. The SEM5000 uses patented laser technology with a frequency dialed specifically to methane. Readings are not affected…

2019-02-13 | Landtec | United States

Custom Sensor Solution Green Lights Ore Passes

RCT reported it has developed a monitoring system to improve underground mining operations at a gold mine in Western Australia’s Goldfields. The miner approached RCT’s Kalgoorlie-based staff to develop…

2019-02-13 | RCT | Australia

Data Monitoring and Interpretation for Tires

BKT announced SPOTECH, a device that captures information on equipment position traced by satellite and delivers kinematic motion analysis. The system comprises a triaxial accelerometer positioned on…

2019-01-16 | BKT Tires | United States

Railway Tie Change Attachments

KINSHOFER released the RBS, RBS20 and RBS20HPX, railway tie/sleeper changer attachments for efficient railway maintenance and repair. The attachments can be used with 12- to 24-ton rail excavators to…

2019-01-16 | KINSHOFER GmbH | Germany

Heaviest-in-class Stacker

Superior Industries, Inc., debuted two new tracked conveyor models, the 75-ft tracked stacker and an 8-by-16-ft tracked feed hopper. At 34,000 pounds, the stacker will be one of the heaviest models available…

2019-01-16 | Superior Industries | United States

Crusher Offers Class-leading Productivity

Terex Corporation subsidiary EvoQuip announced it will promote its Cobra 230 Impact Crusher at World of Concrete 2019. The crusher provides class-leading productivity, unmatched versatility and excellent…

2019-01-16 | Evoquip | United Kingdom

Surface Miners See Demand, Use in Guinea

Wirtgen reported more than two dozen of its surface miners are deployed to bauxite mines in Guinea, West Africa. The machines cut and crush the ore and pile it in a row alongside the machine path, creating…

2019-01-16 | Wirtgen | Germany

Analytics Software and Support Services

Hexagon’s Mining division introduced HxGN MineEnterprise CAS Analytics, a Web-based reporting and analytics platform. The solution monitors and controls critical risk events by connecting a multitude…

2018-12-19 | Hexagon Mining | United States

Rugged Computers for ‘Harsh’ Conditions

JLT Mobile Computers released the rugged MT2010 and MT2010K computers. The latter features an integrated waterproof keyboard. Both leverage Windows 10, an Intel Core i5-7200U Kaby Lake CPU, Intel HD Graphics,…

2018-12-18 | JLT Mobile Computers AB | Sweden

ABB Updates Plant Power Control Software Library

ABB has modified its ABB Ability System 800xA Power Control Library (formerly MIDAS Library) software to include more options to communicate with and control electrical devices throughout the power infrastructure…

2018-12-18 | ABB | Switzerland

2K Tons Limestone Per Hour Hauled Above Treetops

Doppelmayr reported Cementos Progreso, S. A. selected RopeCon to haul limestone and marl 1.6 km from a crusher, over the treetops of the hilly San Juan Sacatepéquez countryside, and to the San Gabriel…

2018-12-18 | Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH | Austria

Tracked Hydro seeders to Re-seed Difficult Terrain

PRINOTH reported its PANTHER T8 and T2 hydro seeders are designed to restore destroyed vegetative areas ruined by frequent vehicle passage during excavation activities. The tracked hydro seeders spray…

2018-11-26 | Prinoth | Canada

Customized Raise Boring Machine Passes Tests

TERRATEC announced the completion of factory acceptance testing on a custom TR3000 Raise Boring Machine. The unit has a nominal boring size of 3 meters (m) in diameter and 400 m in depth and has a standard…

2018-11-26 | Terratec | Australia

Transportable Cat Rig for Production

Caterpillar released the Cat MD6200 Rotary Blasthole Drill, which is a production rig that does pre-split drilling. The company described the rig as its most transportable rotary drill yet. The rig is…

2018-11-26 | Caterpillar Inc | United States

Epiroc Launches New Generation Battery-driven Machines

Epiroc introduced its second generation of battery-operated machines that will lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier work environment, according to the company. The battery-driven underground…

2018-11-21 | Epiroc | Sweden

TAKRAF Lands, Completes Contracts

TAKRAF USA reported it fulfilled a contract to design and supply a Roto-Louvre Dryer to process sodium metabisulfite material for a client in Texas, USA. The dryer and ancillary equipment arrived in January.…

2018-10-17 | TAKRAF GmbH | Germany

Automation for Ventilation

Epiroc launched fully automatic functionality for its Serpent ventilation system, which is designed to automatically optimize air quality, air flow and energy expenditure. The system’s sensors regularly…

2018-10-17 | Epiroc | Sweden