Equipment Industry News


Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously

Caterpillar has announced an additional 1 billion tonnes of material hauled by autonomous trucks using Cat MineStar Command for hauling, surpassing the 3 billion tonnes milestone. This achievement is joined by an expansion of the types of commodities hauled autonomously across a growing number of Cat mining truck class sizes, as well as other brands of mining equipment.

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Sandvik Pantera DP1600i

Sandvik Top Hammer XL breaks new ground

The Top Hammer XL, released by Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, is a drilling innovation that challenges traditional down-the-hole (DTH) drilling on surface mines and large quarries. It offers a faster, fuel efficient and cost-effective method to drill holes from 140mm to 178mm in diameter – considerably expanding the hole size range of previous top hammer drills.Read More »Sandvik Top Hammer XL breaks new ground


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Provides valuable information on minerals’ exploration and mining developments throughout Africa. It reports on the continent’s renaissance in mining and market opportunities associated with it. The magazine is read by geologists, mining consultants and engineers, mine suppliers, and senior management and technical specialists at mines, as well as decision and policy makers within exploration companies, mining groups, government departments and financial institutions.