Breaking the surface

Breaking the surface

Surface mining machines can also be used in hard rock applications. Ailbhe Goodbody investigates

Fleet

21 FEBRUARY 2018
Deere acquires Wirtgen Group

Deere acquires Wirtgen Group

Deere & Company has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group

Fleet

01 JUNE 2017
Wirtgen demos surface miner in SA

Wirtgen demos surface miner in SA

Wirtgen SA, South African subsidiary of the Wirtgen Group, puts the 2200 SM surface miner to the test...

Fleet

06 MARCH 2017
From the top down

From the top down

The latest innovations and technologies in surface miners

Fleet

17 OCTOBER 2016
Vermeer partners with CEVA Logistics

Vermeer partners with CEVA Logistics

Vermeer has entered into an agreement with CEVA Logistics for the distribution of Vermeer-certified parts...

Fleet

19 SEPTEMBER 2016
Vermeer adds GPS steering to Terrain Leveler

Vermeer adds GPS steering to Terrain Leveler

The Vermeer surface excavation machine now has the option of adding GPS-guided steering

Fleet

22 AUGUST 2016
Two Mines. Two Seams. One Partnership.

Two Mines. Two Seams. One Partnership.

Cat dealer and customer strengthen relationship in rich coal basin. (Sponsor content)

Investment

20 MAY 2016
The earth moves

The earth moves

FMG holds the mining rights to an area covering 71,400km² in the Pilbara region of Western Australia...

Base metals

09 NOVEMBER 2015
Salt of the earth

Salt of the earth

A surface excavation machine helps AMC to save water, reduce leaching time and increase recovery

Fleet

20 JULY 2015
Surface miners to cut Colluli costs

Surface miners to cut Colluli costs

Potash hopeful sees advantages in alternative open-pit mining method

Fleet

01 JANUARY 2015
Skimming the top

Skimming the top

Ailbhe Goodbody looks at the benefits of using surface miners, and at the latest developments and technologies...

Innovation

18 SEPTEMBER 2014
Vermeer takes control from a safe distance

Vermeer takes control from a safe distance

Vermeer has developed a new full-function remote control (RC) system for its surface miners and trenchers...

Equipment

26 MARCH 2014