U&M Mining chooses Groeneveld lubrication solutions

With over 600 pieces of earthmoving equipment U&M operates the largest contract mining fleet of extra-heavy equipment in the country. Hitachi EX1200, EX2500 and EX5500 Hydraulic Excavators, and 100, 200 and 300 ton Cat and Komatsu off-road trucks, enables the company to handle over 400 million tons of material per year. This infrastructure is U&M’s solution for the implementation and operation of open-pit mines, both in hard and soft-rock mining. Groeneveld supplied to U&M its Greensight ultrasonic obstacle detection system for a large number of rigid dump trucks, to substantially enhance safety and provide comfort and security to the operators. Additionally, cost-control and reliability are crucial. This is where Groeneveld’s lubrication solutions offer the answer to the need for reduced repair and maintenance costs and enhanced machine uptime and availability.

In order to supply the right lubrication solution for each and every application, Groeneveld has a broad range of lubrication systems, from small single line systems up to the dual-line Twin system for the most demanding applications with long grease lines and large amounts of greasing points. Available with reservoirs from 3 kilo, through 4, 8, 20 and even 40 kilo, up to the largest pumps for 200 l barrels, Twin offers a reliable solution for the mining industry.




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