Mining Weekly | Earthmoving http://www.miningweekly.com/page/earthmoving-and-surface-mining Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:26:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Flexible couplings able to withstand extreme mining conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/flexible-couplings-able-to-withstand-extreme-mining-conditions-2017-11-17 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469409 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688598_resized_hydraulicspneumaticscoalleeuwpancoalmineconveyorsouthafricaexxaro0220171022.jpg FLEXIBLE APPLICATION The Quick-Flex coupling’s design makes it suitable for high-speed, low-torque, excessive-vibration drives, to a low-speed, high-torque applications 511 287 Transmission equipment components offer multiple benefits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transmission-equipment-components-offer-multiple-benefits-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468285 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685947_resized_bmgkabelschlepprsccablecarriersystemforlongtravelcablesaccessories0620171022.jpg STRONG STRETCH The elasticity of the PowerTwist's woven polyurethane fabric enables these belts to be stretched over a pulley drive without any damage 511 287 Mechanised mining produces indirect jobs, uptake increasing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-mining-produces-indirect-jobs-uptake-increasing-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468476 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686493_resized_drillingtunnellingsandvikdd422ie0320171022.jpg AUTOMATED SYSTEMS Sandvik is increasing its focus on automated mining equipment 511 287 Modular electric houses destined for mine in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-electric-houses-destined-for-mine-in-africa-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468286 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686367_resized_parnismanufacturing408171022duane.jpg MOBILE OR MODULAR E-Houses are mobile or modular houses that are fully equipped electrical substations manufactured using insulated steel panels 511 287 Influence of association grows in surface mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/influence-of-association-grows-in-surface-mining-sector-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467605 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684387_resized_tinusmullerbloombergminingcommuinities1022.jpg LOOKING LOCAL Aspasa advocates the recruitmet of workers living in close proximity to mining operations 511 287 Drill series evolved to increase cost effectiveness and productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-series-evolved-to-increase-cost-effectiveness-and-productivity-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467774 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684905_resized_sandvikdx900iinaction1022.jpg DEVELOPED ON DEMAND The DX900i is Sandvik's latest answer to the evolving technological needs of the surface mining industry 511 287 Openpit mining prolific in recovery of miner’s diamonds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/openpit-mining-prolific-in-recovery-of-miners-diamonds-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467650 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684539_resized_orapaminebotswanadebeers1022.jpg ORAPA Orapa is the oldest operating mine in Botswana and the largest openpit diamond mine in the world. The mine is expected to produce 145-million carats from 157-million tonnes of ore during its 14-year life 511 287 Supplier takes on larger equipment market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/supplier-takes-on-larger-equipment-market-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467371 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683896_resized_sanyequipmenthasbeenengineeredspecificallyforafricanoperatingconditions1022.jpg SPECIAL CONDITIONS Sany equipment has been engineered specifically for African operating conditions 511 287 ECSA renews Wits School of Mining accreditation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ecsa-renews-accreditation-for-wits-school-of-mining-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Education & TRAINING Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467570 1508223543 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684269_resized_profcuthbertmusingwini3copyfotor.jpg CUTHBERT MUSINGWINI Renewal of the Wits School of Mining Engineering’s ECSA accreditation illustrates the high standard of the school’s standard 511 287 Materials handling software enhanced http://www.miningweekly.com/article/materials-handling-software-enhanced-to-provide-three-dimensional-modelling-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater TECHNOLOGY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467569 1508223544 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gamsberg zinc project a thumbs up for South Africa amid investment slowdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-zinc-project-shows-commitment-buoyancy-amid-sluggish-investment-climate-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467692 1508245473 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685462_resized_vote.jpg 511 287 Product tackles inclement conditions, improves productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialised-product-tackles-inclement-conditions-improves-productivity-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466293 1507616826 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681499_resized_aussiepumpsuseenvelopcoverstoprotectcapitalequipment09171022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE PROTECTION Envelop covers protect key assets from dust, corrosion, heat and ultraviolet light, reducing the cost of maintenance 511 287 High-quality, regular maintenance enables multiple engine overhauls http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-quality-regular-maintenance-enables-multiple-engine-overhauls-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466323 1507616827 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681493_resized_metricautomotiveworkshop09171022.jpg NEW LEASE ON LIFE Beyond their first overhaul at about 15 000 hours, most diesel engines are designed to be overhauled several times 511 287 Energy efficient motors used for Mpumalanga chrome conveyor system http://www.miningweekly.com/article/energy-efficient-motors-used-for-mpumalanga-chrome-conveyor-system-2017-10-13 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466030 1507876037 1507845600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684634_resized_seweurodriveoctober20171.jpeg CONVEYING CHROME The IE3-compliant DRN electric motors will propel a chrome producer's main incline conveyors, which carry mined ore to the surface for handling and stockpiling 511 287 High-quality components decrease downtime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-quality-components-decrease-downtime-2017-10-06 Marleny Arnoldi Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465865 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680564_resized_bearingsinternationalbauermotorsanddrives1220161022.jpg MORE OPTIONS Bauer is expanding its B2000 Geared Motors range to include a few intermediate sizes per type to be more competitive in the South African market 511 287 World’s ‘largest wheel loader’ bound for Zambian copper mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/largest-wheel-loader-destined-for-use-at-copper-mine-2017-10-06 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466132 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681031_resized_komatsuphl2350wheelloadercopyfotor.jpg INCREASED PAYLOAD The P&H L-2350 was chosen for loading applications at Sentinel mine owing to its capability of loading the mine’s ultra class haul trucks 511 287 Caterpillar to localise components as part of R1.3bn empowerment deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/caterpillar-to-localise-components-as-part-of-r13bn-empowerment-deal-2017-10-04 Terence Creamer BLACK EMPOWERMENT Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:15:00 +0200 466763 1507129040 1507126500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682540_resized_zakieyaparker1022.jpg Caterpillar Industries MD Zakieya Parker 511 287 Noticeable increase in use of in-cab video surveillance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/noticeable-increase-in-use-of-in-cab-video-surveillance-2017-09-29 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464645 1506412342 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677902_resized_henrysmithsalesvpforafricaorbcomm09171022.jpg HENRY SMITH Stringent mine health and safety requirements are driving the use of in-cab video surveillance 511 287 Tech support, repair and maintenance service critical to 20 years http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technical-support-repair-and-maintenance-service-critical-to-20-years-in-s-africa-2017-09-29 Nadine James Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464667 1506412343 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678157_resized_doosandx225lcahydraulicexcavator091711022.jpg DX225LCA EXCAVATOR The hydraulic excavator’s 21.5 t operating weight is enhanced by new specifications that include a 0.92 m³ bucket capacity 511 287 Offshore capital equipment markets come in handy amid ‘turmoil’ in domestic mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resilience-pays-off-for-local-capital-equipment-exporters-as-local-support-lacking-2017-09-29 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465506 1506422071 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680521_resized_export.jpg 511 287 Minerals processing business bullish about future, despite industry challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-processing-business-bullish-for-the-future-despite-industry-challenges-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463868 1505894731 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676327_resized_allencompassingfraseralaxander20171022.jpg ALL ENCOMPASSING Fraser Alexander is able to service clients across the coal washing and processing value chain 511 287 Companies find use for abandoned underground coal mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-find-use-for-abandoned-underground-coal-mines-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463939 1505894748 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676459_resized_secondchancebloomberg20081022.jpg SECOND CHANCE The trend of returning to underground mines and turning them into opencast mines is a cost-effective alternative to exploration 511 287 Real-time analysis aids coal mining efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/real-time-analysis-aids-coal-mining-efficiency-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463947 1505894802 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676570_resized_scantechphotocoalscan20171022.jpg REAL-TIME EFFICIENCY The COALSCAN 9500X is installed on the conveyor and only takes up one metre of belt space 511 287 Kalumbila facility will service global mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kalumbila-facility-will-service-global-mining-industry-draws-in-other-manufacturers-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463268 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675045_resized_miners082017miningforzambia1022.jpg TANGIBLE EXCITEMENT There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the air at Kalumbila with the coming of the ME Elecmetal plant 511 287 Hydrogen detection solutions to increase safety at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrogen-detection-solutions-to-increase-safety-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463509 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675537_resized_hyalerta500082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg HIGHLY VERSATILE The H2Scan Hy-Alerta 500 instrument is a “highly versatile” hand-held detection device 511 287 New bulk materials solution supplied to Kansanshi http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-bulk-materials-solution-supplied-to-kansanshi-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463323 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675018_resized_cleanscrape082017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE The primary cleaner has been supplied to mining company First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi mine 511 287 Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-interest-in-heavy-duty-equipment-range-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463324 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675026_resized_samsonmf0814tmaterialfeeder082017bltsa1022.jpg HIGHLY ACCURATE The MF0814T tracked material feeder has a holding capacity of up to 100 t and is designed for high discharge control accuracy 511 287 Nitrogen generator offers Zambian mines extended tyre life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nitrogen-generator-offers-zambian-mines-extended-tyre-life-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464816 1505400752 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678322_resized_nitrogengenerator082017nitralife1022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATOR Minimal maintenance is needed to keep the NitraLife generator operating effectively 511 287 Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fluorspar-producer-envisages-market-growth-that-may-support-beneficiation-advances-projects-amid-foreseen-demand-increase-2017-09-08 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL MINERALS Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463309 1504596038 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675975_resized_looming.jpg 511 287 Conveyor belts tackle Botswana diamond mining conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conveyor-belts-tackle-botswana-diamond-mining-conditions-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461904 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671869_resized_reliableresistancecontitechfortressxpdateunknown1022.jpg RELIABLE RESISTANCE The ContiTech ForstressXP provides essential cut and gouge resistance 511 287 Botswana event provides notable sales platform http://www.miningweekly.com/article/event-provides-prominent-sales-platform-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461675 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671580_resized_cleanscrape2017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE DIFFERENCE Unlike conventional cleaners mounted perpendicular to belt travel, the CleanScrape design addresses the belt diagonally 511 287 Gamsberg project to retore Vedanta’s zinc output to 300 000 t/y from mid-2018 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vedanta-zi-commits-majority-of-gamsberg-zinc-project-capex-progresses-waste-stripping-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461882 1503384971 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671797_resized_vedantazincinternationalgamsberg600817duane1022.jpg PROGRESSING WELL More than 25-million tonnes of the estimated 65-million to 70-million tonnes of waste rock have been excavated at the Gamsberg project 511 287 Refurbishment centre streamlining to enhance mine fleet uptime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/equipment-manufacturer-aims-service-at-maintaining-miners-uptime-2017-08-25 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462036 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining contractor activity progressing at Moz gold project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-contractors-progressing-work-at-mozambique-gold-project-alluvial-mining-expected-to-start-soon-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462034 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672228_resized_goldnuggetssourceshutterstock1022.jpg ALLUVIAL MINING Mining contractors Omnia Mining and Moz Gold and Sino Minerals Investment Company will exploit the alluvial gold deposits 511 287 Simulators to facilitate training on new mining equipment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/simulators-to-facilitate-training-on-new-surface-and-underground-equipment-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460613 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668926_resized_cyberminesimulator072017thoroughtecsimulation1022.jpg CONTINUOUSLY CHANGING Servicing the construction, military and mining industries allows for the cross-pollination of technology, keeping ThoroughTec’s products up to date with the latest international simulation trends 511 287 Local mine to adopt new generation jumbo drill rig http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-mine-to-adopt-new-generation-jumbo-drill-rig-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460577 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668745_resized_sandvikdd422i082017sandvik1022.jpg SANDVIK DD422i The drill rig, which includes bit-navigation and tele-remote tramming readiness, also employs software for blasting optimisation 511 287 Producing hydromining technology for greater productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydromining-technology-under-development-offers-greater-productivity-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460643 1502955795 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668923_resized_jetpumpsystem082017fraseralexander1022.jpg EASIER OPTION Jet-pump technology is being introduced for tailings reclamation owing to the difficulty of reclaiming coarse- and high-specific gravity tailings using conventional techniques 511 287 Tyre supplier to build brand awareness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tyre-supplier-to-build-brand-awareness-2017-08-11 Marleny Arnoldi Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459601 1502702848 1502402400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666797_resized_kaltireaustralianmining0720171022.jpg ON SHOW Kal Tire’s exhibit at the Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition will feature some of the innovative tools and repair processes it has developed to deliver better tyre management services 511 287