School of rock

School of rock

Continuous miners are only now beginning to appear viable for hard-rock mining

Fleet

12 NOVEMBER 2015
12% production improvement from simulator training

12% production improvement from simulator training

A training initiative for continuous miner operators led to nearly US$1 million in production improvements...

Coal

24 JULY 2015
New Sandvik continuous miner

New Sandvik continuous miner

Latest product is designed for mid-size room and pillar applications

Fleet

01 JULY 2015
Sandvik launches new hybrid tools

Sandvik launches new hybrid tools

Sandvik Mining has launched new hybrid tools for longwall and continuous mining applications

Fleet

22 APRIL 2015
Eaton's spiral hose helps reduce downtime

Eaton's spiral hose helps reduce downtime

Eaton's Aeroquip X-FLEX spiral hose has been increasing uptime and decreasing maintenance and service...

Maintenance

09 APRIL 2015
Safety in a time of decline

Safety in a time of decline

Proximity detection proves that despite plunging profits, safety does not have to be compromised

Coal

24 FEBRUARY 2015
MSHA ushers in proximity detection rule

MSHA ushers in proximity detection rule

With the new rule, a proximity detection system consists of machine-mounted components and miner-wearable...

Sustainability

14 JANUARY 2015
Cutting-edge coal mining

Cutting-edge coal mining

Lee Buchsbaum looks at emerging technologies for continuous mining machines in coal applications and...

Equipment

31 MAY 2013

Eickhoff reports success at South African colliery

Two Eickhoff continuous miners have started production at Kangra Coals Savmore colliery in South Africa...

Equipment

29 APRIL 2013

Tough deposits need tough machines

Eickhoff explains the benefits of hydraulic transmissions for continuous miners and how they have helped...

Equipment

28 NOVEMBER 2012