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21 November 2011 | Ancillary Equipment
Martin Chitty, business development manager at Mattei, explains why vane compressors offer bigger advantages over screw compressors in quarrying applicationsMany of today’s vane and screw...
Tagged in: Compressors
11 October 2011 | Ancillary Equipment
Robust gate locks at the heart of quarry perimeter securityDuring the last decade in the UK, heightened security and safety concerns have made restricting unauthorized access to quarry locations a...
14 February 2011 | Ancillary Equipment
Contingency planning for adverse weather conditions with robust generatorsRecent Arctic weather conditions experienced in the UK have seen temperatures drop as low as a debilitating –20°C...
13 December 2010 | Ancillary Equipment
While the use of hollow-shaft-mounted gear units has reduced transmission losses, increased safety, and minimized set-up time, it has led to a greater frequency in the incidence of fretting corrosion...
13 December 2010 | Ancillary Equipment
The use of AC drives on quarry conveyors gives more reliable operation, reduces maintenance and helps save energy. The smooth operation that AC drive conveyor motors provide reduces the strain on...
17 November 2010 | Ancillary Equipment
CEMEX adopt nationwide monitoring solution to meet new EPR/MCERTS regulationsLike many elements within the mining/aggregates sector, quarries have limited lifespans and therefore long-term investment...
12 February 2010 | Ancillary Equipment
Guidance on generator selection and maintenanceQuarries are now usually connected to the national grid but are predominantly located in areas where power cuts frequently occur. Therefore, ensuring a...
15 October 2009 | Ancillary Equipment
Sykes Pumps key to success at Stobswood Located in Northumberland, Stobswood OCCS commenced operations in January 1990, producing 12.5 million tonnes of coal from an area of some 650ha....
15 October 2009 | Ancillary Equipment
Celtic Energy reopen dormant opencast siteCeltic Energy are the leading coal mining operators in South Wales, with four surface coal mining sites – Selar, Nant Helen, Margam and East Pit...
14 October 2009 | Ancillary Equipment
Aggregate producer achieves 61% energy saving on compressed air at dry silo mortar plant using EnergAir intelligent air-management systemA compressed-air audit conducted on a dry silo mortar (DSM)...
10 July 2009 | Ancillary Equipment
Aggregate Processing Solutions (APS), the specialist washing arm of the Finlay Group, have secured a sole distribution agreement with Italian centrifuge manufacturers BaioniFirst showcased at...
02 February 2009 | Ancillary Equipment
Measuring the benefits of 3D laser scan surveyingCosts, efficiency and safety are the bywords of quarry operators. In difficult economic conditions, it becomes even more critical to improve processes...
Tagged in: Maptek3D surveying
01 December 2008 | Ancillary Equipment
BFM fitting introduced to the UK market by ProSpareThe BFM fitting is the world’s first snap-in flexible connector and looks set to make traditional connecting sleeves and clamp bands redundant. The...
Tagged in: ProSpareBFM fitting
01 December 2008 | Ancillary Equipment
Watson-Marlow Bredel peristaltic pumps keep BLI cement plant in production round the clockWhen Tarmac-owned Buxton Lime Industries (BLI) officially opened their new £110 million cement plant in...
01 December 2008 | Ancillary Equipment
Sweepax pumps tackle hardened slurry with ease at Northfleet Northfleet in Kent has been the site of cement production since Joseph Aspdin, a bricklayer from Leeds, first took out a patent for...

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