Metso Outotec Launches Hybrid Crossover Feeder

Metso Outotec launched the Crossover feeder, which is a hybrid feeding solution suitable for a wide range of greenfield and brownfield applications. Thanks to its innovative modular belt-over-apron design, the new Metso Outotec Crossover feeder delivers unmatched levels of availability and reliability for bulk material transportation at lower overall costs. Read full article from North American Mining.

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Cat Updates 966, 966 XE, 972 and 972 XE Wheel Loaders

Bringing a host of standard technologies to the 7- to 9-tonne (8- to 10-ton) wheel loader line, the updated Caterpillar 966 and 972 wheel loader series boost operator efficiency. The 966 and 972 models deliver consistently high bucket fill factors to increase productivity by up to 10%. Their next generation design extends fluid and filter change intervals to lower maintenance…

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Diemme Filtration Holds Streaming Convention

On Nov. 30, the first Diemme Filtration streaming convention took place. The event was organized for the international commercial launch of GHT5000F, a groundbreaking filter press designed to support stakeholders in an active and sustainable mining process, reducing risks and optimizing costs. The convention was an opportunity to discuss the important issue of tailings management and to compare notes on…

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MSHA Reports 32nd Fatality of the Year

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on Nov. 17, a customer truck driver at East Coast Mines Ltd., Suffolk, N.Y., was electrocuted after the tarping mechanism on the trailer contacted a high-voltage overhead power line. While exiting the cab of the truck, the victim contacted the energized truck and received a nonfatal electrical shock.  When he tried…

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Merger ahead for Capstone, Mantos

Canada’s Capstone Mining announced this week it will merge with Chilean miner Mantos Copper to create a new copper production company focused on the Americas called Capstone Copper. The companies, which have already entered a definitive agreement for the plan, said the new company will be a premier producer boasting significant near-term growth. It will trade on the Toronto Stock…

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