Mining en Construction-Industry Workers, Students Converge on bauma Trade Fair <div class="field-deck"> bauma is back—and bigger than ever. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The international trade fair for construction machinery, which will take place in Munich, Germany on April 11-17, 2016, expanded its space to accommodate more exhibitors. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Mining Events Tue, 08 Mar 2016 21:36:00 +0000 37351 at Troubleshooting Challenge: Mine lift overheating problem <div class="node-body article-body">Mine lift overheating problem</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mining Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:13:00 +0000 28081 at New Mobile Impact Crusher Depends on Hydraulic Success <div class="field-byline"> Matthieu Guilbert, Parker Hannifin Corp., Hydraulic Pump Div. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Combining an electric motor with four identical hydraulic pumps in a hybrid design reduces a rock crusher’s fuel consumption and noise generation, without sacrificing performance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 500px; height: 513px; margin: 5px; float: left;" title="The design of the R1100DE machine runs a diesel engine at nearly constant, optimal speed to drive the generator for the electric motor. " />Kormann Rockster Recycler GmbH specializes in the design and production of mobile crushers for the profitable processing of mined materials and recycling of concrete, asphalt, and demolition rubble.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mining Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:22:00 +0000 25541 at Cartridge valves add flexibility to excavators <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Engcon AB, Str&ouml;msund, Sweden, is the world&rsquo;s leading manufacturer of tilt rotators &mdash; attachments that are installed between an excavator&rsquo;s boom and bucket to continuous 360&deg; rotation and &plusmn;40&deg; lateral pivoting of the bucket or other end tool. Engcon&rsquo;s tilt rotators are equipped with a hydraulic motor for rotation and double-acting cylinders for optimized tilting force and even load distribution. Engcon&acute;s tilt rotators can be used on most existing excavators and backhoe loaders within a weight range of 11&frasl;2 to 32 tons.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Mining Hydraulic Valves Manifolds & HICs Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:41:00 +0000 21781 at Customized motors increase speed by 40% <div class="field-deck"> When a potash mine needed to increase machine travel speed, specifying a pair of customized axial-piston motors made it happen. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Work output in a potash mine requires machines with high mobility and reliability. Potash is a salt containing a high concentration of water-soluble potassium, so it is widely used in fertilizer. In response to the world&rsquo;s increased demand for potash, Canada&rsquo;s PotashCorp., Saskatoon, SK (PCS) stepped up production at its Rocanville, SK mining facility with an X CEL 44 continuous bore mining machine.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mining Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Hydraulic Valves Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:48:00 +0000 21501 at Big valves use electrohydraulic control <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Mount Thorley Warkworth (MTW) is an integrated operation of two adjacent open cast mines in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. It supplies international and domestic markets with semi-soft coking coal and thermal coal.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cylinders & Actuators Mining Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:03:00 +0000 19611 at Coal Prep 2013 increases size, breadth of event <div class="field-deck"> Coal Prep, the only annual trade show and conference in the U.S. dedicated to coal preparation and processing, says international participatin is up, on the heels of news that it has partnered with the Kentucky Coal Association. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Coal Prep, the only annual trade show and conference in the U.S. dedicated to coal preparation and processing, and the Kentucky Coal Association (KCA), announced on Feb. 14 that they will partner to launch the &quot;KCA Symposium,&quot; a new one-day forum focused on delivering more business intelligence and insights for coal preparation and mining professionals during the Coal Prep International Exhibition and Conference 2013, April 29 - May 2 in Lexington, Ky.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mining Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:22:00 +0000 19321 at Rebuilding Cat machines simplified with cylinder honing <div class="field-deck"> Re-surfaced cylinders save 80% or more over cost of new barrel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Rebuilding heavy equipment makes good economic sense, particularly for the hydraulic components on construction and earth moving machinery. In fact, the trend since 2008 has been strong enough to support the addition of a machine shop as part of the existing hydraulics shop at Caterpillar dealer Whayne Supply. Key among the shop&#39;s equipment is a Sunnen HTA tube hone, which allows Whayne to resurface scratched and rusted cylinder barrels, saving customers 80 percent or more over the cost of a new barrel.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Maintenance Forestry & Lumber Cylinders & Actuators Mining Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:44:00 +0000 18931 at Hose news from down under <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Every day, news releases ping my inbox from companies I&#39;ve never heard of and most often, they&#39;re just junk or unrelated to the fluid power industry. So I was happy to see this news yesterday from Australian hydraulic solutions provider Custom Fluidpower, which recently received the HMA Board Award at the Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA).</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hose & Tubing Mining Fluid Power Talk Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:54:00 +0000 16991 at Synthetic hydraulic oils released at MINExpo <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Chevon Products Co. announced the debut of three new hydraulic fluids at MINExpo today.</p> <p> Clarity Synthetic AW and Rando HDZ and HD Premium MV hydraulic oils offer multi viscosity or high viscosity index (VI) formulations for fuel savings and productivity increases. They feature high oxidation and shear stability to protect hydraulic pumps.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Mining Hydraulic Fluids Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:15:00 +0000 16161 at