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Caterpillar Details Expanded Autonomous Mining Truck Capabilities Developed With Torc Robotics

Caterpillar Inc. provided additional details about its expanded autonomous technology capabilities for the Komatsu 930E mining truck – developed in part with Torc Robotics – at a recent event at its Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Learning Center near Tucson, Ariz.

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Van der Graaf Drum Motors Require No Maintenance

A drum motor is a one-component conveyor drive where the motor, gear drive and all moving parts are enclosed inside the drum. The motor and gears operate in a sealed oil bath ensuring proper lubrication and cooling. With no external motor, gear reducer, sprockets, chain or required chain guard, no external component maintenance is required.

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Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones at aggregates operations is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from stockpile measuring to quarry face inspection. But figuring out how to use a drone takes time. Learning how to use it comes first, along with safety precautions.

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The Negative Implications of Using Replicator Spare Parts on Slurry Pumps

Replicating spare parts for slurry pumps is a serious issue in the mining industry, for both solution providers and the mine operators who utilize them. Mining operators are under intense pressure to minimize operational costs. As a result, initial costs are often more important than total ownership costs, making non-OEM spare parts more appealing.

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Metso Screening Media Offers Increased Productivity

Metso is introducing a new attachment system for its Trellex screening media that offers increased productivity and makes media change-outs safer and faster than with traditional systems. 

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