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Mining Operations & Strategies

Suppliers Report

For more than 30 years, the Hilliard Corp. has supplied braking systems for draglines, electric shovels, conveyors, mine hoists and mills. Now, the New York, USA-based company is set to unveil new...
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Mining Equipment Gallery

Marcotte Mining has completed development of an ultra-high scissor lift that the company said exceeds standard underground capabilities. Designed to provide a safe work platform for installation of...

Track-mounted Belt Loader Handles 30-ton Haulers

Samson Materials Handling, a business unit of the Aumund Group, said its new BF40415T loader is a tracked version of its wheel-mounted Stormajor loader that offers high performance, reliability and maneuverability. It delivers a cost-effective solution for stockpiling, barge loading, ship loading and railcar loading, handling material densities of up to 1.6 t/m3 and at a capacity of up to 625 m3/h, and is particularly suited for use at unimproved sites or where loader mobility is crucial. Key features include a folding 15-m boom, which allows it to be deployed and operational within minutes of being delivered to site. It also offers higher efficiency with fewer moves and a maximum stockpile value of 3,130 m3, and is easily operated through its remote control umbilical or optional radio control module. The track-mounted BF0415T has been designed for use with ADTs up to 30-ton capacity, trucks hauling 30-ton trailers and wheel loaders with bucket capacity up to 8 m3. The BF0415T can also be supplied with an interchangeable 20-m boom. 


From the Editor

This month, E&MJ offers an in-depth report on Newmont Mining Corp. When gold prices started to decline, the company began to optimize operations and sell assets. Lowering operating costs allowed it to invest in operations during the downturn and now they are reaping the rewards.
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This Month in Coal Mining

An official for India’s state-owned producer Coal India Ltd. (CIL) revealed that 66 of its 123 most costly projects are facing some kind of delay as the country eyes a target of 20 billion metric...