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EDITORIAL

Getting things going

After the turn of the year, everybody starts work again with new vigour and immediately we are again right in the middle of ongoing projects and...

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TRENDS & EQUIPMENT

Advances in Fine Grinding and Classification

Energy Trends Advances in Fine Grinding and Classification

In the ore-processing sector, ball mills are increasingly being replaced by more energy-efficient grinding processes. This trend commenced in the regrinding of flotation products, progressed into the tertiary grinding stage and is now also changing the technology of secondary grinding. ...

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TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

Granulation of mineral fertilisers

Well-rounded Granulation of mineral fertilisers

HAVER ENGINEERING GmbH (HEM) is an independent engineering consultancy, and is also part of the international HAVER & BOECKER group. HEM is, in addition, an Associated Institute of TU Bergakademie Freiberg. ...

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NEWS

VDMA

New chairman at VDMA Mining

The German manufacturers of mining equipment within the German Machinery and Plant Construction Association (VDMA) decided to have a new name. With...

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Metso

Remote monitoring

Remote monitoring of crushing data from quarries is becoming a crucial element in mobile crushing and screening applications. Metso offers complete...

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Schaeffler

New oil sensor can be combined

The new FAG Wear Debris Check oil sensor allows damage to oil-lubricated machines such as industrial gearboxes and contamination in oil circuits to be...

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FOLLOW-UPS

FOCUS INDUSTRY

Zeppelin

Plough system for low thickness coal seams

The job of a plough system in underground mining can be described in a nutshell as “eating through coal at a depth of 1300 m”. In 2015, a new Cat GH 800 B will be put into operation for RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH, a subsidiary of RAG AG, in Germany’s northernmost coal mine, in Ibbenbüren, and there to cut and ...

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Zeppelin

Health and safety in lime quarrying

One occupational group constantly exposed to whole body vibrations are the drivers of construction machines. While they drive around on construction sites or in quarries day after day, their bodies are exposed to vibrations. ...

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Wirtgen

More coal for the customer

The first Wirtgen 2200 SM 3.8 surface miner is being used in the Chinese province of Xinjiang. With immediate ­effect, this newly advanced surface miner is replacing the conventional mining equipment used locally. Wirtgen experts are providing support for the project. ...

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CDE Global

1 000 000 tonnes of sand production for WA Limestone

WA Limestone is a family owned Western Australian company that has been operating for over 40 years. With a strong emphasis on customer service, WA Limestone has become one of the biggest suppliers of road construction materials and Armour rock for breakwater construction and Marine infrastructure in Western Australia, with quarries strategically located all over the Perth and Northwest area. ...

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Sandvik Construction

Sandvik mobile plants in Kazakhstan

Operating since 1991, Korund is considered to be one of the largest distributors of mining and construction equipment in Central Asia. Since March 2014, Korund became a distributor for Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushing and Screening ...

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Haver & Boecker

Sample splitter as the basis for good analysis

Over the past years the technology in the field of analytics has developed further and become more refined. The improved analysis process quickly reached its limits when it came to evaluating larger materials quantities through small test samples. Faulty sample taking can lead to serious deviations. ...

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