Mining Weekly | Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation https://www.miningweekly.com/page/mine-mechanisation Sat, 24 Jul 2021 09:18:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Interactivity key to digital shift https://www.miningweekly.com/article/human-interactivity-crucial-when-making-the-digital-shift-2020-10-30 Simone Liedtke Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566275 1603783244 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901856_resized_sandvikautomineconcept1022.jpg DIGITAL BINDING Digital is best when it is a glue between people, activities, systems and equipment 511 287 Sandvik launches Rock Drill Centre https://www.miningweekly.com/article/rock-drill-innovation-centre-launched-during-virtual-conference-2020-10-30 Simone Liedtke Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566274 1603783244 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901852_resized_sandvikrockdrillswelcomecentre1022.jpg KNOWLEDGE HUB The Rock Drill Innovation Centre introduces state-of-the-art production and testing facilities for Sandvik’s core technology, the rock drill 511 287 The best flowmeter solution for Mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/the-best-flowmeter-solution-for-mining-2020-10-27 Creamer Media Reporter Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568340 1603784467 1604008800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000906286_resized_actumgroup1022.jpg 511 287 App boosts company performance https://www.miningweekly.com/article/tech-application-boosts-company-performance-2020-10-15 Mc'Kyla Nortje Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567320 1603870524 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904346_resized_masterdrillingminemechinisation1020201022.jpg BREAKING THROUGH The correct application of technology and experience also enables Master Drilling to break new ground 511 287 Autonomous mining vehicles to improve efficiency, reduce cost https://www.miningweekly.com/article/autonomous-mining-vehicles-to-improve-efficiency-reduce-cost-2020-10-13 Mc'Kyla Nortje Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567132 1624347393 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000904373_resized_ukwazigroupshotcreteratfinschmine1022.jpg SYMBIOTIC RELATIONS By working closely with OEMs, mines ensure that the appropriate fleet and technology are selected for each operation 511 287 Autonomous drone technology hovering in Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/autonomous-drone-technology-hovering-in-africa-2019-11-01 Darren Parker Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534880 1572333315 1572559200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831934_resized_minemechstopehovermapemesent1020191022.jpg EYES IN THE DARK The Hovermap’s SLAM-based LiDAR mapping technology enables it to see sites in ways human eyes cannot 511 287 Digital platform improves zinc miner’s operations https://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-platform-to-improve-operations-for-zinc-miner-2019-11-01 Darren Parker Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534884 1572333315 1572559200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831949_resized_minemechblackmountainmineaerialvedantainternational1020191022.jpg MOUNTAINS OF DATA The Black Mountain Mining operation will now be able integrate relevant operational and maintenance data into one source 511 287 Drop-in service modernises ageing mining technology https://www.miningweekly.com/article/drop-in-service-modernises-ageing-mining-technology-2019-11-01 Darren Parker Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534888 1572333315 1572559200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831980_resized_minemechsatheeshvelloreseweurodrive1020191022.jpg SATHEESH VELLORE The drop-in service eliminates the need for costly infrastructure modifcations 511 287 Mechanised equipment supplier wins award https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-equipment-supplier-wins-award-2019-11-01 Darren Parker Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534883 1572333315 1572559200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831945_resized_minemechsupplierexcellenceawardexxaroeickhoff1020191022.jpg SMOOTH OPERATORS Exxaro presented Eickhoff with a supplier award for operational excellence 511 287 Mobile emulsion pumps technology goes global https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mobile-emulsion-pump-technology-goes-global-2019-10-04 Darren Parker Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532160 1574160372 1572559200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000826097_resized_pumpsmp2bme0920191022.jpg EXPLOSIVE PUMPING The MP2 emulsion pumping system is ideal for large-scale mechanised underground operations 511 287 New tech ensures safety at underground mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-tech-ensures-safety-at-underground-mines-2018-11-02 Thabi Madiba Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502136 1540885365 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761005_resized_minemechanisationequipmentradio1022.jpg HANDY TECH The radios provide continuous communication signal strength of 5/5 511 287 Digital solutions improve mining industry https://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-solution-improve-mining-industry-2018-11-02 Thabi Madiba Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502186 1540885365 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761138_resized_undergroundsecundamines1022.jpg UNDERGROUND Technology increases level of industrial safety and transportation efficiency of mining industry. 511 287 Portable workshop solution usable for new mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/portable-workshop-solution-usable-for-new-mines-2018-11-02 Thabi Madiba Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502287 1540885365 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761356_resized_minemechanisationequipmentkonecranecxtexplorer191020181022.jpg BULKY The CXT Explorer is used as an outside field workshop set-up 511 287 Upgrades to mine increase plant efficiency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/upgrades-to-mine-increase-plant-efficiency-2018-11-02 Thabi Madiba Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502304 1540885365 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761393_resized_minemechanisationbeckerminingsouthafricasbvvacuumcircuitbreakerswitchboard191020181022.jpg INDOOR The upgraded SBV vacuum circuit breaker switchboard offers higher continuously rated currents 511 287 Transmission equipment components offer multiple benefits https://www.miningweekly.com/article/transmission-equipment-components-offer-multiple-benefits-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468285 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-mining-produces-indirect-jobs-uptake-increasing-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468476 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-electric-houses-destined-for-mine-in-africa-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468286 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Durban company expands trommel, apron feeder range https://www.miningweekly.com/article/durban-company-expands-trommel-apron-feeder-range-2016-10-12 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431629 1477378699 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000596619_resized_m412trommelsmall.jpg SMALLER PRODUCTION SOLUTION The M412 trommel screen can produce four products concurrently at an output rate of 150 t/h 511 287 Enhanced drivetrain solutions a response to mining industry needs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/enhanced-drivetrain-solutions-a-response-to-mining-industry-needs-2016-10-12 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431570 1477378699 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000596821_resized_spicer20dnonsteeringaxle10161022.jpeg SPICER 20D The axle offers up to 35% more brake power to ensure reliability under full load conditions on all operating grades 511 287 Rapid Armor - Liner Management System https://www.miningweekly.com/article/rapid-armor---liner-management-system-2016-10-28 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431828 1477634024 1477605600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000600206_resized_rapidarmorelectramining201610916duane1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Patented mining technology to be released month-end https://www.miningweekly.com/article/patented-mining-technology-to-be-released-month-end-2016-10-14 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431888 1477634048 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597327_resized_minemechanisation10161022.jpeg MECHANISED EQUIPMENT The MT1000 is equipped with a drill rig and mechanical breaker for nonexplosive mining or a multi-drill rig for conventional stoping 511 287 Greater urgency needed in adopting mechanisation in South Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/greater-urgency-needed-in-adopting-mechanisation-in-s-africa-2016-10-28 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431616 1477634097 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000596571_resized_danieburgerminemech10161022.jpeg DANIE BURGER The transition of mines to include greater mechanisation and automation is way too slow 511 287 High-performance chain range extended https://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-performance-chain-range-extended-2016-10-14 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431996 1477646480 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597652_resized_patentedsealedjointchain1022.jpeg RUGGED COMPONENT Workhorse elevator chains are designed to resist the abrasive and demanding forces of aggregate elevators 511 287 Electric hauler prototype on cards for January https://www.miningweekly.com/article/electric-hauler-prototype-on-cards-for-january-2016-10-13 Aarifah Nosarka Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431687 1521723858 1477605600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000596745_resized_prototypehaulermechanisation10161022.jpeg GREEN BREAKTHROUGH The development of the electric traction system on the Fermel battery-driven electric hauler has led to improved battery management, but, more importantly, zero-emissions mining technology 511 287 Company to launch underground mining machines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-to-launch-underground-mining-machines-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388628 1445867677 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000477727_resized_centreformechanisationtechnologyandinnovation1022.jpeg NEW MINING CONCEPT Most of the parts used to develop the Centre For Machine Technology and Innovation’s underground mining machines were produced locally 511 287 SA gold mining heading into sunset years https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanisation-will-not-save-gold-mining-industry-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388778 1445867677 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000478169_resized_sagmillsgrasberggoldminingcomplexpapuaprovinceindonesiaapril20151022bloombergresized.jpeg GOLD PROCESSING Mechanisation works in operations specifically designed for it from the start 511 287 Innovation the new key to survival https://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-relying-on-innovation-to-deal-with-industry-pressures-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388729 1445867677 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000477987_resized_automateddumpernorthparkerscopperandgoldminenewsouthwalesaustraliaaugust2012bloombergresized.jpeg AUTOMATED MINING Companies that invest in autonomous equipment are able to reduce expenses, while simultaneously driving up productivity 511 287 Mechanised support solution enhances safety https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-support-solution-enhances-safety-in-mining-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388691 1445867678 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000477895_resized_mjminingresized.jpeg STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Last year’s mining industry strikes turned out to be a major cornerstone in the development of M and J Mining 511 287 Mining sector looking to automation to increase profits https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-sector-looking-to-automation-to-increase-profits-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388840 1445867678 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000478354_resized_roboticinnovationsresized.jpeg DEPENDABLE Industrial robots can enable mines to run more efficiently and safely 511 287 Automation can help mines deal with high production costs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/automation-can-help-mines-deal-with-high-production-costs-2015-10-30 Bruce Montiea Mine Mechanisation, Modernisation & Automation Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 388661 1447396633 1446156000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000477817_resized_orestockpilegrasbergcopperandgoldminingcomplexpapuaindonesiaapril20151022bloombergresized.jpg HIGH PRICE TO PAY Mining companies are under pressure to reduce production costs, as a result of dropping raw materials prices 511 287