Change of conveyor belt at the Prosper-Haniel mine

At the end of 2008, after eight years in darkness, a huge monster was wriggling back to the surface bit by bit: the conveyor belt from the inclined shaft of the Prosper-Haniel mine. There the giant of more than 7500 m length, with a weight of about 800 t was received by 25 employees of the mine as well as specialists from the company Contitech and was chopped into small pieces. Then a new “lindworm” was lowered into the depths.
This was the exchange of the belt of the largest and most efficient conveyor system at the company RAG Deutsche Steinkohle, which was also one of the most robust of its...

Related articles:

Issue 2016-06

TurboBelt TT Drive on the H2 belt conveyor in the Prosper-Haniel coal mine

Voith has installed a TT Drive on the H2 belt conveyor in the Prosper-Haniel coal mine without interrupting operation and achieved a comprehensive solution with the subsequent installation of another...

more

RAG Mining Solutions plays host to delegation from Chile

In late October RAG Mining Solutions and representatives from RAG Aktiengesellschaft welcomed an economic delegation from Chile consisting of nearly 30 leading figures from Chilean mining companies,...

more
Issue 2019-03 FLEXCO

FLEXCO

W?hen a conveyor belt is stopped for maintenance, say in a coal mine, its own weight can create problems by distributing the tension unevenly. To ensure that a belt can be safely cut and securely...

more
Issue 2014-07-08

Electronic warning systems improve operational safety

Whether in mining or in industrial use, conveyor belts are subjected to heavy loads in many applications. Years of stress and sharp-edged objects can leave their mark on conveyor belts. ContiTech has...

more
Issue 2014-01-02

Fluid couplings for China

The mining company Xishan Jinxing Energy Co. Ltd (Fig. 1) relies on the fill-controlled 866 TPKL fluid coupling from Voith. A total of three fluid couplings are used underground in the powerful 4.8 MW...

more