Issue 12/2014

Content

EDITORIAL

It’s over

Dear Readers It seems as thought the year is almost over. December is flying by in no time at all. This is not only because of Christmas. All the...

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TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

Titanium in Paraguay

Found Titanium in Paraguay

In 2011, the renowned geologist David Lowell discovered a large deposit of titanium, possibly the largest in the world, located in the Upper Parana River after an extensive search. After thorough sampling, it was confirmed that titanium is a plentiful element ...

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NEWS

NETZSCH

Renamed

On 28th August 2014, Gebrüder NETZSCH Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Linz/Austria has been renamed NETZSCH Pumpen & Systeme Österreich GmbH. The change of name reflects the company‘s development over decades (Fig.). For decades NETZSCH has been a global market leader for NEMO® progressing cavity pumps, evolving from pump specialists for a single type of pump into a provider challenging solutions for numerous applications in nearly all industries. With a production of over 50 000 pumps per year, NETZSCH underlines the...

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RAG

Armoured face conveyor sold

RAG Mining Solutions GmbH recently sold an armoured face conveyor with extensive additional equipment to a German hard limestone quarry (Fig.). The...

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FOLLOW-UPS

BVÖ

Mineral Processing Seminar 2015

The committee of experts for mineral processing within the Mining Association of Austria will organize a two-day seminar with the topic “Progress in...

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ESCC 2015

Call for abstracts is now open

It is with great pleasure that Chalmers University of Technology invites all interested to the European Symposium on Comminution and Classification on...

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FOCUS INDUSTRY

AUMUND

Best Belt Technology

The mechanical demands on steel cord bucket elevator belts are fundamentally different to those of belt conveyors. High tensile and pull-out strength...

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FLEXCO

No chance of belt slippage

To eliminate belt slippage in belt conveyors as used in mining, steelworks or wood processing, the operator has to select a suitable lagging for the drive pulley. Only then can the drive and braking power be constantly introduced into the conveyor belt – without the pulley getting worn. With its Flex-Lag series of products, Flexco Europe GmbH can supply the right solution. ...

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BEUMER

Relying on regularity

The mechanical demands on steel cord bucket elevator belts are fundamentally different to those of belt conveyors. High tensile and pull-out strength on cords with small diameters are equally decisive as a straight running and a high temperature resistance in case hot bulk materials have to be conveyed. ...

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HAVER NIAGARA

Underground processing plant for fluorspar

The opening up of a new mine in Germany’s Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) in late 2013 marked a milestone for German mining, continuing the tradition in this region, following decades of stasis. The reasons for the extraction of fluorspar and baryte are closely tied to steadily rising raw material prices on the world market. The operator, the Erzgebirgische Fluss- und Schwerspatwerke, chose HAVER NIAGARA GmbH when it came to designing and installing an underground processing plant for the mine in the Erzgebirge. HAVER NIAGARA GmbH took on the ...

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METSO DEUTSCHLAND

Germany’s highest quarry gets into swing

Germany‘s highest-lying quarry in the Northern Black Forest is located around 900 m above sea level near Seebach. Seebach granite is a widely known building material in the region and used largely for hydraulic engineering (e.g. for backfill of the stages at the Rhine bridges at Maxau or the oil port). ...

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SENNEBOGEN

Coal handling in best time

The SENNEBOGEN 880 EQ deployed at Izmir Harbor by the Turkish logistics service provider, IDC Liman Isletmeleri A.S., loads approximately 600 t/h. The...

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ZEPPELIN

Perfect team player

The new Cat 990K wheel loader offers more power and increased payload for greater productivity, but with no increase in fuel consumption. On top of...

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SIEMENS

All-wheel-drive giant for mining

BelAZ-75710, a mining two-axle all-wheel-drive dump truck with weight-carrying capacity of 450 metric tons demonstrated the performance worth of an...

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RUBBLE MASTER

RM Xperience Days 2014

Around 200 RUBBLE MASTER customers and sales partners from all corners of the globe were once again able to enjoy the RM Xperience Days this year. The...

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