Mining equipment

Sandvik keeps focus on its long-term sustainability commitment and continues its program to develop Stage V compliant underground loaders and trucks for the mining industry. After announcing the launch of the first Stage V loaders in December 2019, the first truck with the new engine technology is now being tested at the Tara mine (Ireland). Despite current global market uncertainty,...
Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc. announces the use of new SSAB Hardox HiTemp steel in its customized Hot Slag Bodies — part of their lineup of specialty HiVol Truck Bodies. The new steel is specially designed to withstand extreme temperature environments. As part of PHIL’s Hot Slag Bodies, it reduces necessary plate thickness while maintaining the product’s service life for increased productivity...
Compania Minera Antamina, in Peru, in which BHP has a 33.75% interest, has decided to temporarily suspend operations at the Antamina copper and zinc mine as part of its response to Covid-19. Antamina has been operating with a reduced workforce under an exemption from the Peruvian Government to its Covid-19 Emergency Decree and Antamina’s current shift has been on site...
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology are demonstrating its expanded high-pressure DTH drill rig offering for Tier 4F and Stage V compliant countries by presenting the new Leopard DI650i at Conexpo-con/agg 2020. The new Leopard DI650i DTH rig is designed for large hole sizes, and by balancing proven engineering solutions and innovative new components, it offers excellent fuel efficiency, improved...
Doosan is expanding its crawler excavator lineup with the new DX170LC-5 excavator. The 17-metric-ton model falls below the 80,000 gross vehicle weight rating limit for simplified and less expensive transportation. This new Doosan excavator size allows for easier transportation, especially for small- to mid-size contractors who perform light excavation projects, such as digging residential basements or commercial building footings. This...
Three DeLaval VMS V300 robots now milk the University's research and education herd The Lamaster Dairy Unit at Clemson University is the first U.S. educational institution to implement the VMS milking system V300 robot, the latest milking technology from DeLAval. Since its adoption by a Canadian university earlier this year, the VMS V300 has set the new standard for production,...
The Quebec -based dairy farm known across the globe for its outstanding genetics, including famed comestar Laurie Sheik, signed an agreement to purchase a total of eight Delaval VMS V300 with herd Navigator Comestar Holstein, is preparing a new system which allows the cows to choose when they are milked, and the milking itself is performed by the new generation...