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Conveying & Transportation
Conveyor belts in the mining industry are facing ever higher demands as regards conveying capacity, conveyor length, service life and energy efficiency. In addition to designs according to various general standards manufacturers further develop their products for... more

Conveying & Transportation

Fig. 1: The PT Max series uses sensor rollers to detect whether the belt is starting to migrate. The belt is then guided back into its correct position. Depending on the application, the operator can install these systems either above ...
Belt Tracking
An important step in preventing material losses on conveyor belts is correcting the guidance of the conveyor belt. To achieve this, Flexco Europe GmbH offers a range of different belt positioning systems. Through the use of... more

Storage & Handling

With I-Site Drive operations can now use the one laser scanner for tripod, vehicle-mounted stop-go, rail or hatch-mounted survey, and continuous survey.
Stockpile Measurement
Maptek has released I-Site Drive to provide mines, quarries and industrial operations with a faster, more accurate system for frequent stockpile volume reporting. I-Site Drive links the laser scanner directly with GPS to generate... more

Processing

Metso will take complete responsibility for the supply, installation and optimization of Kevitsa mine's mill liners.
Mill Liners
Metso has signed a three-year life-cycle service agreement with the Kevitsa copper and nickel mine in Sodankylä, Finland. Kevitsa is owned by First Quantum Minerals, a Canada originated corporation. Metso commits to reduce... more

Measurement & Automation

Emerson’s Rosemount 3D Solids Scanners provide level, volume and mass measurement of bulk solids and powders.
Level Measurement
Emerson Process Management developed the Rosemount 5708 Series of 3D Solids Scanners for the continuous measurement of level, volume and mass of bulk solids and powders in large vessels, bins and silos. The new series uses... more

Safety & Environment

With the compact PowerCore dust collectors it has succeeded to decrease the particulate emissions and at the same time to reduce the crude gas volume decisive for the explosion protection of the unit.
Dust Collectors
The growing proportion of lightweight materials in the manufacturing processes results in higher particulate fractions that must be filtered by extraction and dust removal systems to improve workers' health and safety in the... more

Management

The Toquepala concentrator expansion project represents an investment of USD 1.2 billion.
Copper Concentrator Capacity Expansion
Southern Copper Corporation announced that its Peruvian Branch, Southern Peru Copper Corporation, has received the approval to commence the expansion of the Toquepala concentrator capacity from 60,000 to 120,000 metric tons per... more