Russian mine sets world production record

The Russian Yalevskogo mine operated by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) recently surpassed the world record for monthly coal production from a single longwall system. The mine produced 1.567 million tonnes of raw coal in July 2017.

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Real time haul road monitoring device

A NEWLY developed Road Condition Monitor (RCM) from Queensland-based engineering company Proof Engineers allows for effective measurement and monitoring of haul road performance with accurate up-to-the-second data reporting. It features an in-built triaxial system to measure vibrations caused by road deterioration through a compact and easily installed 12V powered device.

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First order for thyssenkrupp BARRACUDA

THE first order for the new BARRACUDA compact bucket wheel excavator from thyssenkrupp has been made by China Huaneng Group and is valued at more than 40 million Euro. The bucket wheel excavator based overburden system from the mining unit of thyssenkrupp’s Industrial Solutions business is due to go into operation at the Yiminhe open-pit coal mine in Inner Mongolia in 2018.

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Volvo boosts Toka Tindung productivity

VOLVO’S new 95-ton EC950E excavator is helping an Indonesian mining customer boost productivity by up to 30% at a gold mine in North Sulawesi. PT Samudera Mulia Abadi (SMA) chose Volvo as exclusive construction equipment supplier to the operation and says this has made a significant impact on productivity.

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