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
Brisbane (QLD), Australia – Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”) has selected a Glencore Technology M15,000 IsaMillTM for their mill upgrade project at Teck Red Dog Operations, which is expected to increase Red Dog’s average mill throughput by about 15% over the current mine life.
Valby, Denmark – KAZ Minerals in Kazakhstan has selected FLSmidth as their technology partner for a new, 75,000 tonnes per day copper concentrator line at Aktogay. FLSmidth’s scope of supply includes the key machines, installation supervision, commissioning, start-up and ramp-up support. The total order value is more than USD 100 million.
Wolfurt, Austria – Assembly has started for the first of the two Doppelmayr RopeCon® installations for the transport of platinum ore at the Booysendal concession. The South African mining company Booysendal Platinum (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Northam Platinum Limited, accesses the platinum ore deposit Booysendal South there. Continue reading Doppelmayr: Assembly of RopeCon Conveyor started at Booysendal Platinum Mine
Canberra (ACT), Australia — CSIRO’s partnership with industry players Advisian and RFC Ambrian to produce the next generation bulk ore sorting technology is now being closely looked at by potential buyers. NextOre, the company being formed by the three partners, has developed an advanced sensor system that takes advantage of magnetic resonance technology. It illuminates batches of ore with short pulses of radio waves, assessing ore grade and enabling high tonnage sorting at extremely high speeds.
Poeth announces the AirConveyor for 40% more energy efficiency and 75% less maintenance when transporting powders and granulates.
Poeth has designed its new AirConveyor specifically for companies that want to transport powders, pellets and granulates cost-effectively and efficiently. This innovative system offers companies 75% less maintenance costs after approx. 3 years operating time and consumes 40% less energy. The air-supported conveying system from Poeth is suitable for damage-free transportation of bulk goods over short or extremely long distances. The AirConveyor generates low noise emissions and is dust-tight. As a result, the new conveying system from Poeth also has a minimum impact on the environment.