Schlam releases Hercules EXO dump body

Australian equipment producer Schlam has launched its newest product targeting increased payload as well as a longer service life, the Hercules EXO dump body. The 240-tonne class, iron ore-specific body comes in 20% lighter in weight than its previous Hercules release, along with a complete redesign. That reduced weight offers a greater payload potential, and the material selection made for…

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Eriez testing analysis with HydroFloat CPF technology returns positive outcomes

Pennsylvania-based Eriez recently conducted a lab study with its HydroFloat coarse particle flotation system and found that installing the system at the mill circuit can cut power usage in half. The engineering analysis found that the power savings comes from a sizeable decrease in the mill load, and also that about 30% of the total run of mine mill feed…

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Metso Outotec digital solutions to optimize iron ore pelletizing

Leveraging the company’s extensive experience as the original inventor of the pelletizing process, Metso Outotec has developed a suite of new digital solutions to ensure the optimal operation and maintenance of iron ore pelletizing plants over their entire life cycle. Metso Outotec said that the solutions will improve process performance, production capacity, and product quality while at the same time…

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