- Barracuda technology to improve mine efficiency and safety
- Start-up of new mining system planned for 2020
Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has won a significant order in the Dominican Republic from mining company Corporación Minera Dominicana, commonly known as Cormidom. The equipment will strengthen productivity, safety and cost efficiency for the mine.
Elkuch Bator AG Switzerland and ATA Hill & Smith AB Sweden enter a cooperation agreement for the development of the Swedish and Norwegian tunnel markets.
ABB AbilityTM MineOptimize provides integrated process and power control and serves as the digital foundation for new production line.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has released its data interoperability policy, which specifies how Sandvik systems, equipment and tools share data in the mining digital ecosystem. The policy outlines the principles by which Sandvik systems can communicate in a digitized mining and rock excavation industry.
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a contract by Highways England to supply Motorway Incident Detection and Automated Signalling (MIDAS) technology systems to help improve road user safety.
Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the renovation of two tunnels on the E6 in Akershus, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 385M, about SEK 400M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the third quarter 2017.
Making a radical change often requires challenging boundaries. This is exactly what happened when Sandvik and Prime Solutions teamed up to help a Swedish mine find a completely new way of working. The result: improved around-the-clock productivity and safety.
Following five years of works under Vinci Autoroutes programme management, the new section of the A9 motorway at Montpellier has just been opened more than six months ahead of the original schedule. The opening capped France’s largest motorway project in recent years. Vinci Autoroutes financed the €800 million investment and more than 300 companies and 1,500 people were involved in the project during the peak construction period.
New friction hoist will be an energy efficient, reliable solution with the latest hoist safety features
Hecla's Greens Creek is the first US underground mine utilizing automated loading technology from Sandvik. The major step will enable increased productivity, improved safety and better cost control, while bringing digitalization of the mining process closer and increasing operational transparency.
Thyssenkrupp has won its first order for its new Barracuda® compact bucket wheel excavator. China Huaneng Group has ordered the bucket wheel excavator based overburden system from the mining unit of the company’s Industrial Solutions business area. The order is worth more than €40 million. The Barracuda is due to go into operation at the Yiminhe open-pit mine in Inner Mongolia in 2018.
For developing the Maverick range of dedicated light duty vehicles (LDV) for mining, which provide maintenance, repair and lifecycle advantages never before seen on the market, Fermel has been named a finalist for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a contract by Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper producers in the world, to provide detailed design services for the Talabre Tailings Expansion Phase VIII project, located in the city of Calama, in Chile’s Antofagasta region.
In a clear push towards mobile innovation, Bartec and eVision announce a global agreement for the delivery of rugged, intrinsically safe devices. This partnership ensures worldwide distribution and support of eVision’s suite of mobile Control of Work applications on Bartec’s explosion-proof mobile devices.
Fogtec is part of a research project which is supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy.
Robbins has completed the manufacture and testing of a unique tunnel boring machine that will be used to repair the longest continuous tunnel in the world. The TBM will be used to overhaul a section of New York City’s Delaware Aqueduct, a 137 km (85 mi) long tunnel that delivers about 50 percent of the City’s drinking water each day. Over the span of two days in February, representatives from the owner New York Department of Environmental Protection (NYDEP), consultant McMillen Jacobs (MJ), and JV contractor Kiewit-Shea Constructors (KSC) traveled to the Robbins facility in Solon, Ohio to witness the Factory Acceptance Testing of the custom tunnel boring machine.
Successful Internal Workshop with Visit to the Finnish Transport Agency, General Assembly and ITA COSUF Award 2016
Ceremony at Minexpo marks 25,000th installation of Collision Avoidance System