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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

Material Transfer & Storage Inc.'s bulk bag conditioning system returns agglomerated materials to a free-flowing state.
Conditioning and emptying bulk bags with agglomerated material can be dangerous if the proper equipment is not...
The FrontRunner truck’s Obstacle Detection System (ODS) can detect light mine vehicles and other mobile mine equipment on the mine site.
The Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) pioneered by global mining and construction equipment giant Komatsu for large...
Avanti Kitsault Mine is spending approx. USD 1 billion to develop the Avanti Kitsault Project in British Columbia, Canada.
DRA Taggart confirmed that it has entered an agreement with Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary...

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

Material Transfer & Storage Inc.'s bulk bag conditioning system returns agglomerated materials to a free-flowing state.
Bulk Bag Handling
Conditioning and emptying bulk bags with agglomerated material can be dangerous if the proper equipment is not utilized. The bulk bag conditioning system by Material Transfer & Storage, Inc. addresses concerns related to the... 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

The FrontRunner truck’s Obstacle Detection System (ODS) can detect light mine vehicles and other mobile mine equipment on the mine site.
Autonomous Mine Trucks
The Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) pioneered by global mining and construction equipment giant Komatsu for large mining operations, has passed a landmark milestone of 330-million tonnes of material moved. Based on conventional... 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

Vale will sell four existing Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) to CMES.
Logistics
Vale and CMES signed an expanded framework agreement for strategic cooperation on seaborne cargo transportation. According to the expanded agreement, Vale will sell four existing Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) to CMES.