Essen, Germany – thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is introducing a number of new, groundbreaking solutions for the minerals, mining and aggregates industries at Bauma 2019, one of the world’s leading trade fairs, in Munich (April 8-14). Those solutions include new equipment and services that improve process efficiency and sustainability as well as driving down costs. Continue reading thyssenkrupp launches new Innovations for Minerals and Mining Industries at bauma 2019
Wolfurt, Austria – The RopeCon system which transports platinum ore from Booysendal South to the existing processing plant has recently gone into operation. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Limited, is relying on technology by Doppelmayr for their expansion project at the Booysendal concession. Every hour, at least 909 tons of material will be transported over a distance of approx. 4.8 km through hilly terrain. Continue reading Doppelmayr: RopeCon Conveying System at Booysendal Platinum up and running
Heidenheim, Germany – Voith has introduced the latest addition to its TurboBelt TPXL range of fill-controlled couplings. The portfolio now includes 500 kW, 800 kW and 1250 kW versions, combining hydrodynamics with intelligent control technology to optimize performance. The integrated controller matches the output torque exactly to the start-up parameters of the belt conveyor system, thus reducing wear and increasing service life. Continue reading Voith extends TurboBelt TPXL Family of Fluid Couplings for Belt Conveyor Systems
Luleå, Sweden – LKAB is investing approx. EUR 4.3 million in pilot plants for production of phosphorus and rare earth metals as part of a pre feasibility study to define a process that enables recycling of mine waste through innovative processing, producing critical raw materials. The pilot phase will continue through 2020, a decision to go ahead with full-scale production may be taken in 2021. Continue reading LKAB invests in Pilot Plants for Phosphorus and Rare Earth Metals Production
Essen, Germany – The thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area recently won a contract to supply a material handling system for Anglo American’s new Quellaveco copper mine in the Moquegua region of Peru. As part of the contract, thyssenkrupp will supply a 4,700 m long, 1,830 mm wide high-capacity overland conveyor featuring dual 5.5 MW gearless drives operating at a design tonnage of nearly 11,000 tons per hour. Continue reading thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru
München, Germany – In many parts of the world, ore content in deposits is decreasing. The result is that more and more overburden has to be transported to receive a certain quantity of minerals. That puts equipment to the test, particularly the conveyors. However, with advancements in drive technology, such as the Siemens Direct Conveyor Drive System, mining companies can still keep availability high – as well as operate economically. Continue reading Siemens: Gearless Conveyor Drives help Mines in South America to transport large Volumes economically
Rosenfeld, Germany – Flexco recently unveiled a new product in its belt maintenance line, TUG HD Belt Clamps. Designed to secure the belt for safe repair, the new belt clamps are available in 6- and 8-ton versions to meet the most stringent safety test standards. Continue reading Flexco introduces new TUG HD Belt Clamps for Heavy-Duty Mining Applications
Copenhagen, Denmark – FLSmidth has launched a completely re-engineered trommel chassis and associated screen media package. The new trommel designs have been engineered using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) design calculations to ensure they are structurally sound and will offer excellent service life. The screening media has been custom designed to be less than 25kg per piece which provides safe handling and fast implementation. Continue reading FLSmidth: Completely re-engineered Trommel Chassis and Screen Media Package
Windhagen, Germany – West African Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world. This potential has prompted the country to continually expand its bauxite mining sector in recent years, making substantial investments. Wirtgen surface miners are playing a decisive role in this development process, as many of the country’s bauxite mining operations rely on Wirtgen’s technology as their standard extraction technique.
Continue reading Wirtgen: Bauxite Mining with Surface Miners maximizes Profitability in Guinea
Essen, Germany – thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been awarded one of the largest fabrication and construction projects the company has ever handled in Western Australia. Under the contract, thyssenkrupp will design, supply, construct and commission large-scale stockyard machines for the BHP South Flank iron ore project in the central Pilbara region of Western Australia. The contract is valued at approximately €150 million (A$250 million).