Rio Tinto approves US$463 million investment in Zulti South

Rio Tinto has approved the next stage in the development of Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa through the construction of the Zulti South project. The US$463million investment will sustain RBM’s current capacity and extend mine life.

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Wet disk snubber upgrade cuts maintenance on Cat® rope shovels

Caterpillar recently introduced a new wet disk snubber upgrade for dipper doors on its 7495 Series electric rope shovels. The oil-filled snubber is maintenance and adjustment free for its 12,000-hour life before rebuild, which aligns with dipper service life.

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