Mining Tyre Management
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Mining Tyre Management

Kal Tire is at the cutting edge of helping miners get more out of their large mining tyres worldwide, with initiatives such as Ultra Repair™: identifying  earthmover tyres with large injuries, and then inserting a unique patch to give the  tyre a robustness that restores the tyre’s  original strength, integrity and performance  at a fraction[…]

New blasthole horizons
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New blasthole horizons

Furthering its commitment to be a full solutions provider to the mining industry, Komatsu Mining recently expanded its P&H product line to include articulating boom track drills. The first machine in the series, the 44XT, has been tested at the company’s Arizona Proving Grounds and at limestone and lithium mining customer locations. In larger models,[…]

Hybrid Shovel Innovation
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Hybrid Shovel Innovation

The P&H 2650CX hybrid shovel is designed to deliver up to a 15% reduction in cost per tonne when compared to large diesel hydraulic excavators –  through a combination of reduced fuel consumption, improved availability, and decreased maintenance and repair costs. Engineered to blend the high productivity of electric mining shovels with the mobility and[…]

Mining’s New Loading Giant
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Mining’s New Loading Giant

It has been some years since there has been any progress in upscaling large mining rope shovels, but this is now changing with the P&H 4800XPC machine from Komatsu, which has completed detailed design, with the first unit in manufacture, expected to start production digging in North America in late 2019. This is a major[…]

Mine Tailings Management
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Mine Tailings Management

Tailings management has always been a challenge in mining in terms of first handling the volumes of material and secondly ensuring environmental safety. The technology exists in the form of thickened and paste tailings and associated equipment to make tailings management much safer and more efficient; and the industry is now finally taking steps to[…]