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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Hands-free drilling from Boart Longyear

MINING companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees. Manual rod handling hazards increase the risk of severe hand and back injuries within the drilling industry, and innovation that removes the driller from hazards associated with those risks is proven to make a difference in safety.

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