Issue 01-02/2014

Content

EDITORIAL

Overview

Dear Readers A new year is ahead of us with im-portant fairs, such as the Steinexpo 2014 and the POWTECH 2014, which we will again accompany with...

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TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

KNOWLEDGE

NEWS

Generational change

A generational change took place at the helm of HAVER & BOECKER in Oelde/Germany on January 1, 2014. Florian Festge and Dr. Fabian Festge took over...

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New addition to the team

With effect from 1st of November 2013 allmineral has strengthened its management team with Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Hees (Fig.). He is a proven specialist...

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Change at the top

Change at the top of Endress+Hauser Flowtec: from 1. April 2014 Dr. Bernd-Josef Schäfer (Fig.) will be the new Managing Director of the flowmeter...

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Contract in Ukraine

Weir Minerals has secured a £ 3.5 million contract to supply pumps and valves for use at the Poltava iron ore mine in Ukraine, operated by resource...

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Improved functionality

Metso’s Poly-Met shell lining concept MegalinerTM is now available for Semi-Autogenous (SAG) mills (Fig.). The patented system has proven to reduce...

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FOLLOW-UPS

FOCUS INDUSTRY

New products for dry screening

Besides its established products for wet screening such as the Stack Sizer®, which can consist of up to five screen decks stacked on top of each other...

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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...

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Equipped for the next years

Ártándi Kavicsbánya Kft, a company based in Artánd/Hungary, has been running a sand and gravel extraction operation directly on the Romanian border...

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Extraction rate tripled

By using the D30 Rockwheel cutting unit attached to a 36-t excavator the Saarland-based company Kies-Hector “natural concrete” recently could improve...

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Bell Equipment high-capacity dump trucks at Schäfer & Schmitt

Schäfer & Schmitt KG has been using Bell Equipment high-capacity articulated dump truck (ADT) technology in basalt quarrying for a good two years now. Following good experience gained using the Bell B45D, the company, based in Elbtal-Elbgrund, western Hesse, has now also purchased a larger Bell B50D (Fig. 1) to replace a 40 t rigid dump truck. Both of these 6 x 6-drives are in year-round service at the Elbgrund quarry, where the haulage route is characterised by difficult topography, special equipment requirements and a high stripping ratio of 1:3. 1 Demanding tasks High-quality basalt has been quarried at Elbtal-Elbgrund, on the eastern edge of the Westerwald forest, for over eighty...

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SPECIAL

SOLIDS and RECYCLING-TECHNIK 2014 in Dortmund

Following SOLIDS and RECYCLING-TECHNIK Dortmund 2012, the sixth edition of the trade fair to be held from 21 to 22 May 2014 is on course on further growth: so far over 360 exhibitors have booked a stand – an increase of 25 % compared to 2012. This positive exhibitor response enabled the addition of a third exhibition hall, Hall 6, for the trade fair duo. “The growth of the trade fair is reflected in our order books, For us, SOLIDS Dortmund has long become a fixed date in our diary,” says Detlef Domke von Bichowski, Sales Manager at HOSCH-Fördertechnik Recklinghausen GmbH and exhibitor since the first edition of SOLIDS Dortmund.

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