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Business Spotlights

New CAT® 794 AC Delivers Big Advantages Over Existing 320-ton Trucks

June 2, 2017

In recent years, 320-ton electric-drive trucks have emerged as go-to haulers for mines worldwide. Now, as many mines begin to replace aging fleets, they’re discovering that one model delivers big improvements in both performance and cost per ton: the Cat®

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McLanahan and Simplot Partner Up to Crush Consistency Problems at Utah Phosphate Mine

May 10, 2017

Since the mid-1960s, this mine in Vernal, Utah has been producing phosphate for agriculture fertilizer. In 2003, the J.R. Simplot Company became sole owner of the property and formed Simplot Phosphates, LLC. The three key ingredients used in the production

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Richwood’s ON-Track® Eliminates Belt Misalignment for Conveyor Belt Tracking Issues

May 1, 2017

Conveyor belt tracking issues are not a new problem, but the design of the ON-Track® and the way it is eliminating belt misalignment deserves a look. “Traditional designs are varied, but they all work similarly, reacting to a belt once

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Immersive Technologies Launches All New Simulator Line-up

April 28, 2017

Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Equipment Simulators are at the heart of the mining industry’s leading operator training and workforce development solutions.  These solutions have a track record beyond compare in the delivery of quantified safety, efficiency and unscheduled maintenance improvements infield,

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Cat® Proximity Awareness Lets Machines “Talk” in Real Time

April 26, 2017

Caterpillar recently launched an enhanced safety system featuring the latest peer-to-peer communications technology to help surface mines run safer, more productive operations. The latest iteration of Cat® Proximity Awareness helps prevent collisions in real time by letting light vehicles and

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HUESKER Launches SoilTain® Protect Geotextile System for International Mining Community

March 2, 2017

HUESKER has launched the availability of its SoilTain® Protect geotextile system for the international mining community. The patent-pending geosynthetic ballast mattress is constructed of interwoven geotextile tubes to form homogenous panels. These durable mattresses can, in most instances, be filled

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Boart Longyear Showcases Key Products that Serve Multiple Markets

March 1, 2017

Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, presented a broad range of underground, surface, multipurpose, sonic and production drill rigs; performance tooling; and the first two products in the company’s instrumentation line, TruCore™ and

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Armstrong Coal Revives Mines with McLanahan Rotary Breakers

January 2, 2017

In 2006, Armstrong Energy was formed and, through its 100 percent wholly owned subsidiary, Armstrong Coal, has grown into a leading producer of steam coal in the Illinois Basin region near the Western Kentucky town of Centertown. In 2007, Armstrong

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Showcases Next Generation Mining Equipment & Services

January 1, 2017

Sandvik showcased the latest in its portfolio of innovative equipment and services, ranging from a single drill bit to mine automation during MINExpo. “We’re driving innovation throughout our entire portfolio, from new equipment to ever smarter customer services,” said Marie

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Donaldson Delivers Clean Fuel and Lubricant Solutions that Reduce Total Cost of Ownership

July 1, 2016

Contaminants and water are the enemies of fuels and lubricants, robbing vehicles and equipment of performance and longevity. Removing contaminant with bulk filtration prior to pumping fluids into equipment allows on-board filtration systems to do their job better, while supporting

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