Let’s take a closer look at the variables that affect vibratory feeders. Remember, this is where the mining process starts, right after the aggressively effected excavation work has completed. The maw of the feeder admits a heavy stream of broken down minerals, the dual-excitation stage chews through the bulk material, and a variable frequency drive […]

Dewatering equipment is built to handle an unavoidable process side effect. No worries, though, a little groundwater is manageable. A pair of strong electrical pumps provide a fluid aggregate separation mechanism. On other sites, though, places where groundwater oozes out of every crevice, equipment suppliers know a working mine won’t stay viable unless a more […]

When pools of sludge overwhelm a working quarry, the site requires a dewatering solution. The equipment arrives, it evicts the murky water, and the sludge breaks down. On one side, exiting the machinery, solid components flow. They’re dry and manageable now. Elsewhere, ejected as dirty water, the separated fluid pools in a second location. It’s […]

The Australian coal mining industry really is powering ahead. Browse over to the controversial Galilee Basin project for confirmation of this assertion. Less contentiously, in countless large-scale coal mining facilities throughout Australia, high-quality vibratory feeders continue to shoulder their sooty loads. Raw fossil fuels enter feed hoppers, a pair of electromagnetic drives applies pile-driving kinetic […]

Just to drive the point home, grizzly feeders are forced to handle incredibly heavy shock loads. Of key importance, they continually operate under such abrasive conditions while they pass high volumes of feed material straight to an awaiting primary crusher. Keeping the uninterrupted throughput flowing, their vibrating mechanisms slip past one another, again continuously, all […]

Engineering methodologies are applied with painstaking effort. We all know the drill. A proof of concept becomes a drawing board plan, prototypes are constructed and feasibility studies conducted. Is the mining equipment sector any different? Absolutely not, for there are equipment performance tests to run. Tailored so that the benchmarks maximize peak equipment efficiency, the […]

Massive machines are scrunched down inside working quarries. Seen from the road, assuming there’s an opening in the open pit, there’s at least one mountain of recently excavated aggregate climbing towards the sky. There are also large arrays of equipment encircling the stockpile. There’s a work face, where explosive charges and drilling equipment are breaking […]

On a large-scale mineral processing deck, moving parts orient themselves when aggregate loads drop free of vibratory feeders. Everything about the equipment feels kinetically charged, so there are motors buzzing and powered solenoids snapping shut. Still, among all the energized machine parts, inclined screens are performing their own role in the mineral processing sequence. Angularly […]

Imagine a world without copper. Without it, electrical wires and pipes would disappear overnight. Industries can’t exist without the malleable metal, nor can a thousand essential applications. Meeting their needs, the Olympic Dam mining complex, located in Southern Australia, mines over 200,000 tonnes of the industry-essential metal every year. Clearly, Australia has a vested interest […]

Nickel is the fifth most abundant element on our planet. Iron is more common, and there’s plainly more oxygen around. As for iron and aluminium, silica and carbon, these top ten materials all have their place. Their roles in the industrial world are all instantly recognizable. So, what’s nickel’s role? And why is nickel mining […]