For an iron ore mine in Brazil owned by Vale, Thyssenkrupp Fördertechnik is manufacturing a mobile crushing and conveying system used for excavated material. Numerous drive functions must be realised on the mobile crusher. The entire project includes 54 drive packages that are used for various drive tasks on the system. (via Industrial Gear Units for Giant Mining Equipment)
In 2008, Sandvik delivered three C-frame type bucket wheel excavators with 1400 liter bucket capacity and 34 metre boom length to Neyveli Lignite Mines in India. (via Pictures: Assembly of the World’s largest Compact Bucket Wheel Excavator)
Sandvik’s compact bucket wheel excavator delivered to Mátra Kraftwerk, Hungary, in 2009 has a total height of 24 metres and a total weight of 1650 tonnes. The 12 metre diametre bucket wheel delievers 6700 cubic meter per hour of loose material – a total capacity of 12 million bank cubic metres and tonnes per year.
OHL Industrial has been awarded its first contract in Chile from Codelco. The USD 91.2 million contract covers the development of an integrated system for grinding, transportation, acid curing and stacking of copper oxide at Codelco División Ministro Hales (DMH).
In launching its Model 2, Gottwald Port Technology, a subsidiary of Demag Cranes, has produced a harbour crane that is specifically designed to meet the needs of smaller terminals in maritime and river ports.
Sandvik Mining has signed a mining systems contract for 14 units of stackers, reclaimers and stacker/reclaimers with a capacity range of 675 to 6000 tonnes per hour for various materials such as iron ore, coke, sinter, etc.
As part of Caterpillar’s post-acquisition integration of the Bucyrus business, all legacy Bucyrus products are now or will in the future be Cat branded.
Fortescue Metals Group has celebrated first ore through the company’s second train unloader in Port Hedland. The train unloader is a key component of Fortescue’s expansion of Herb Elliott Port, which will support an increase in tonnes from the Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines and the new Solomon mine currently under construction.
The Tread 1, the first timepiece by Devon Works, is a truly unique watch and a masterpiece of engineering. The ultimate gadget for everybody with enough money and a close relation to conveyors uses four ultra-thin belt conveyor systems with pulleys and drive systems to display the time.
Sandwich belt high angle conveyor technology provides an economic solution for high volume steep and vertical conveying. A comparison of four alternate conveying paths shows of different heights shows the advantages of the system in terms of cost as well as land area and spatial volume.