Getting smarter underground
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Getting smarter underground

Underground miners and mines are getting smarter all the time, with digitalisation, automation and electrification all being applied now at a rapid pace. Caterpillar Global Mining put together a strategy, based on canvassing its underground customers, to allow it to best serve them as part of this industry transformation. This includes not only in-house R&D[…]

Valves for mining and minerals processing
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Valves for mining and minerals processing

In a minerals processing plant, there are thousands of valves across an operation each serving a specific purpose. Metso Flow Control, a business unit of the minerals processing giant, has been engineering such valves for over 90 years. Led by its Neles® and Jamesbury® brands, Metso Flow Control is one of the few companies offering[…]

Haul truck tray efficiency
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Haul truck tray efficiency

Metso’s first-of-its-kind hybrid haul truck body comes with unmatched payload and wear life. A ground-breaking innovation, the body combines the benefits of rubber and high structural strength steel, enabling mines and quarries to haul more with less. The lightweight, rubber-lined tray builds on the company’s 30-40 years of supplying tried-and-tested rubber lining for haul trucks.[…]

Comminution circuit uptime improvements
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Comminution circuit uptime improvements

Metso is expanding its digital offering with the launch of Metso Metrics for Mining, a new predictive maintenance solution for mining equipment aimed at maximising the uptime and performance of comminution circuits. The Industrial Internet of Things solution is designed to provide global mining customers with improved visibility and new insights into their equipment and[…]

Gaining efficiencies with game-changing innovations
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Gaining efficiencies with game-changing innovations

This year, 2018, Metso is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Over that time through several significant mergers, acquisitions and divestments, it has become a world-leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. In mining, it is renowned for devising innovative solutions to many of the sector’s processing challenges, whether that be energy-efficient HRC®[…]

Pumping into the future
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Pumping into the future

Metso is one of the largest manufacturers of heavy duty centrifugal slurry pumps on the global market, with the world mining community having known the company’s products for more than 100 years. Many of these, such as the Orion series of horizontal pumps and the Sala series of horizontal and vertical pumps, have, in that[…]

IPCC – Present and Future
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IPCC – Present and Future

With its recent acquisitions, the combined portfolio and reference lists within FLSmidth now provides its customers with the most extensive options for IPCC systems in the industry, including a full range of fixed, relocatable, semi-mobile and fully mobile crushing and sizing stations that will incorporate the FLSmidth ABON sizer and FLSmidth top service gyratory crushers[…]

Game changing mill liners
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Game changing mill liners

Rubber compounds are a complex mixture of chemicals blended together. The base polymer determines the fundamental chemical and wear resistance of the rubber compound. What sets the new Weir Minerals Vulco® R67 rubber compound apart from the rest is a combination of special advanced raw materials that help increase resistance to typical wear experienced in[…]

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[…]