Building Mining Equipment Out of Lego Bricks

By Mark S. Kuhar  Unveiling new machinery and equipment for the mining industry is never a simple task due to their enormous size, let alone with today’s travel restrictions around the world. Recognizing this, Finnish machinery manufacturer Sleipner Finland Oy decided to launch its latest DB-series model in a completely new and unprecedented way: Sleipner asked Jesse Pyykkönen, 18, and…

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Hitachi Construction Machinery, Immersive Technologies extend partnership

Mining equipment simulator supplier Immersive Technologies has announced a consolidated long-term agreement for five years with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.  The exclusive partnership agreement, which combines technical license and partnership agreements that have been in place since 2007, enables the companies to collaborate in the development of simulator equipment solutions to meet mining industry demand and requirements.  “With 20 years…

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Entech expands North American, Australian footprint with Corum collab

Entech is growing its business interests and has become the exclusive operational mining equipment distributor for the Corum Group in North America and Australia. Corum is a subsidiary of Ukrainian companies Dtek and SCM. “With a long list of customer references across their traditional markets in the European Union, eastern Europe and Russia, Corum’s partnership with Entech will now allow…

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Zero-emission equipment alliance unveiled

Zero-emission equipment is now firmly on the radar for the industry thanks to a brand-new effort by Komatsu, Rio Tinto, BHP, Codelco and Boliden to fast-track the effort. The founding members of the Komatsu Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Alliance will work collaboratively with the OEM to plan, develop, test and deploy the next generation of zero-emission mining equipment and infrastructure.  The…

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MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® Empowers the Industry to Meet Global Demand

Explore Every Level of Equipment and Technology at the Largest Mining Show of Its Kind. Mined materials are the building blocks of every current infrastructure project and all future energy technologies. Responsible for feeding the world’s manufacturing, technology, defense, transportation and medical supply chains, demand for mined materials is poised to soar as the global economy recovers and emerging markets…

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Metso, AM King collab on surplus equipment hub

Metso Outotec has joined forces with supplier AM King on a global partnership that will offer operations access to spare parts, wear parts and field services – no matter the OEM. The agreement covers spares, wears, repairs and field service recommendations for AM King brokered mill and crusher sales, irrespective of the OEM, with Metso Outotec providing competitive aftermarket solutions…

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