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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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Liebherr R 996 Transportation Sets Record For Largest Excavator Moved

A focused team of workers, along with six trucks, accomplished the daunting task of transporting a fully assembled Liebherr R 996 B hydraulic excavator from one mine site to its new home - making this the largest excavator ever moved in the history of Australia. To set this new record, workers used six Prime mover […]

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New CAT D10T2 Dozer Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Great Reliability & Durability, & Enhanced Serviceability and Safety

The new Cat® D10T2 Dozer builds on the proven D10T with refinements to its power train, automated controls and structures. The result is high productivity with superior fuel efficiency, reliable operation with long-lived structures, and enhanced access for service technicians and operators. The D10T2 uses the latest load sensing hydraulics technology combined with Cat advanced […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment Set to Acquire Hauler Business from Terex

In a move that will improve the company’s penetration in the core earthmoving segment and extend its presence in light mining, Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire the off-highway hauler business of the Terex Corporation for a purchase consideration of approx. USD 160 M (approx. SEK 1 billion) on a cash and debt free […]

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