Machinery

Apr 01, 2020
Meet the latest model in Komatsu’s 830E line-up

Meet the latest model in Komatsu’s 830E line-up

Komatsu says its new 830E-5 truck represents a major advance for its 230-tonne capacity haul line. Powered by a Cummins QSK60 diesel engine rated at a standard 2500 hp (gross), and with a 2700 hp option for greater speed on grade, it incorporates the latest engine and drive system technology, as well as capacity and availability improvements. Komatsu national product manager – mining...

Read More
Mar 23, 2020
Gas gear goes under the hammer at Dalby

Gas gear goes under the hammer at Dalby

A large quantity of HDPE pipe is among the 220 lots going to auction in Dalby this Wednesday from QGC-Shell and Arrow Energy operations. Pickles mining division general manager Steve Wall said the auction would feature a large number of late-model four-wheel drive vehicles as well as batches of poly pipe totaling about 20km all up. (More HERE) The live sale will be proceeding , with social ...

Read More
Mar 18, 2020
Sandvik takes autonomous haulage tech to next level

Sandvik takes autonomous haulage tech to next level

Sandvik has stepped up its technology to support autonomous truck haulage that shifts efficiently from underground environments to the surface. AutoMine for Trucks is a first for autonomous ramp haulage applications in the underground mining industry, the company says. “At Sandvik, we’ve pioneered and delivered autonomous trucks for many years,” Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology...

Read More
Mar 14, 2020
New NBT boom truck from National Crane

New NBT boom truck from National Crane

Manitowoc’s National Crane has launched a new addition to its NBT boom truck range with the NBT40-2 series. The NBT40-2 series is a combined re-engineering of the reliable NBT40-1 series and popular NBT50L series, by upgrading the product in terms of capacity, reach, comfort and advanced features while maintaining the same overall weight as the NBT40-1. “The NBT40-2 series continues...

Read More
Mar 12, 2020
Autonomous excavators on site in Queensland

Autonomous excavators on site in Queensland

Autonomous excavators have been put to work digging pipeline trenches across Queensland’s Surat Basin. Resource and construction firm MPC Kinetic is claiming it as an Australian first. The move follows a successful trial in late 2019, which saw a 30-tonne excavator operate fully autonomously through an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guidance System developed by U.S. technology startup Buil...

Read More
Mar 10, 2020
Tower of power launches four new Volvo trucks

Tower of power launches four new Volvo trucks

Volvo Trucks has launched four new trucks, releasing a promo film that features the heavy-duty vehicles stacked in a tower with company president Roger Alm riding on top. The truck tower stood at 15m tall and weighed 58 tonnes, and most of the commercial’s effects, including the boss on top, were real. “We are really proud of this big forward-looking investment. Our aim is to be our cus...

Read More
Jan 31, 2020
Glencore announces IsaMill tweaks and a new model

Glencore announces IsaMill tweaks and a new model

Glencore Technology has revealed new developments in its IsaMill line that cut costs and fill a gap in its range. The fine grinding mill has been redesigned to reduce civil infrastructure costs up to 28 per cent. And a new 1600-2200 kW ‘M7500’ IsaMill has been introduced to sit between the M5000 and the M10000. Engineering manager Nick van Heerden said the smaller plant configuration...

Read More
Menu