Tag Archives: Mining

The End of the Liebherr R 984 Era

After being available for sale for almost thirty years, Liebherr has decided to retire production of the legendary R 984 excavator. Launched on the market for the first time in 1986, the R 984 backhoe or face shovel, was equipped in its standard version with a 7m³ bucket capacity. With more than 1,100 units sold […]

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Septentrio Americas Delivers Machine Control GNSS Receivers for World’s Largest Iron Ore Mine

Automated Mine Will Rely on Septentrio Positioning and Orientation Technology for Machine Control TORRANCE, Calif. – March 8, 2016 – Septentrio Americas has completed deliveries of over 40 GNSS machine control receivers, including the new AsteRx-U products, for deployment at the Vale S11D Iron Project in Carajás, Brazil. The Septentrio receivers will be installed on […]

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MINExpo 2016 September 26-28 in Las Vegas

MINExpo® 2016 IS ALL ABOUT SOLUTIONS Solutions that make it possible for the mining industry to meet the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities in a rapidly changing world in need of metals, minerals and energy.  Solutions are found at MINExpo 2016 with imaginative new products and services, innovative technologies and learning from the expertise […]

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Terex® Finlay Launch NEW I-140 Impact Crusher

The NEW Terex® Finlay I-140 direct drive ø1270mm x 1240mm (Ø50” x 48”) horizontal impact crusher with variable speed gives operators unprecedented levels of production in both recycling, mining and quarrying applications. The robust and proven Terex® CR032 chamber gives excellent reduction ratios and high consistency of product shape. A significant engineering approach being introduced […]

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New Cat® 6015B Hydraulic Shovel Moves More Material at Lower Costs

Building on the robust and productive Cat® 5110B, the new 6015B Hydraulic Shovel delivers a productivity advantage over other 100-tonne shovels thanks to the most powerful engine in its class, a large standard bucket and payload capacity of 14.6 tonnes. The design translates to fast cycles and a pass match advantage over leading standard-equipped shovels […]

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New 18M3 Adds Power, Capability to CAT Mining Motor Grader Range

With the addition of the new 18M3 Motor Grader to the Caterpillar lineup, mining operations using trucks with capacities to 190 tons (172 tonnes) can now choose the popular workhorse of the industry, the 16M3, or if more capability is required, the more productive 18M3. The new 18M3 features an average of 5 percent greater […]

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New CAT 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Innovative Designs For Safe, Efficient and Simple Operation and Maintenance

The Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel is a brand new model in the extensive line of Cat hydraulic mining shovels. The clean-sheet design features a 22-tonne (24-ton) payload and 224-tonne (247-ton) operating weight and teams with the Cat 777G Off-Highway Truck for optimized loading and hauling. Announced last year and, after extensive field testing, soon […]

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Liebherr LTR 1220 Shows Its Qualities for Mining Operations

Since the start of 2014 an LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane has been performing superbly in Peru in very difficult conditions. The new crane is operating in a copper-zinc mine in the Andes almost 5,000 metres above sea level. Gruas Alquileres S.A., the owner of the Liebherr crane is very satisfied with its investment: The […]

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CAT Longwall Plow System Helps Set New Low-Seam Coal Production Record

A coal mine located in southern West Virginia (USA) recently set another world record for daily low-seam coal production using a Cat® automated longwall plow system. In a 24-hour period on April 10 and 11, 2014 the Pinnacle Mine longwall produced 35,724 tons (32 411 tonnes) from the Virginia Pocahontas No. 3 Seam, in a […]

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ALLU M-Series Screener Crushers Designed For Soft Rock Mining

New Jersey-based ALLU Group, Inc. introduces its NEW Mining Series all-in-one screener crusher attachment for the mining industry. It made its North American debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG March 4-8, 2014. The M-Series processes a wide variety of mined materials, including coal, oil shale, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, phosphate, salt and other soft rock. With the extraction of […]

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Liebherr Attracts Thousands at Expomin 2014

Thousands of visitors came to the Liebherr booth from April 21-25 at Expomin 2014 in Santiago, Chile. This international exposition is one of the most important trade shows for the global mining industry. During this year’s exhibition Liebherr displayed a range of construction, crane, and mining equipment at its booth. One of the main attractions […]

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Two Hitachi Excavators Surpass 100,000 Operating Hours at Yanacocha Mine in Peru

Two Hitachi EX5500-5 front shovels achieved elite status October 2013 at the Yanacocha gold mine in Peru by surpassing 100,000 operating hours. Both EX5500-5 machines – the predecessor to Hitachi’s current EX5600-6 model – were delivered 14 years ago and have been working at numerous pits in the 251-square-kilometer open mine ever since. The first […]

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