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Ancillary Equipment

17 September 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
When Mont Cuet landfill site on Guernsey caught fire, multiple attempts were made to extinguish the subterranean inferno before an innovative solution involving pumps and equipment from Flygt Rental...
17 September 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Choosing the correct type of pump for dewatering applications Managing water is one of the most important aspects of any quarrying application, whether controlling/dewatering site ingress or...
17 September 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
TB Wood’s Form-Flex couplings help drive world’s deepest dredge pumpWhen a large underwater sand mine in Florida began to reach a depth where the existing pump dredge was becoming...
17 September 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Metso Thomas dredge pump successfully delivering 1,200 tonnes/h of sand and gravel in northern ItalyWell known throughout the industry for their static and mobile crushing plants, Metso Minerals also...
17 August 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Optimizing centrifugal process pump performance and efficiencyBy Jeremy Salisbury, managing director, Brammer UKCentrifugal process pumps often work in hostile and stressful operating conditions....
16 August 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Maptek technology and Oakes Surveys help relieve quarry survey pressureWorking in partnership with Oakes Surveys, providers of measurement solutions throughout the UK and Europe, Maptek have...
16 August 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Optibelt develop their most cost-effective and highest performing heavy-duty drive belt – RedPower 3The ongoing global recession has seen many quarry operators implementing more efficient ways...
16 March 2012 | Ancillary Equipment
Doosan develop new Stage IIIB-compliant compressorsSince 1996 the European Commission has been working to address exhaust emissions through European Directive 97/68/EC, which focuses predominantly on...
Tagged in: Compressors
21 November 2011 | Ancillary Equipment
A strategic and sustained approach to the management of power quality can contribute significantly to improvements in energy efficiencyBy Jeremy Salisbury, head of marketing at Brammer UKMany...
21 November 2011 | Ancillary Equipment
ABB introduce UK’s largest energy appraisal team, introduce drives and motors swappage scheme and publish new six-step energy-saving planEarlier this year ABB launched a 50-person Energy...
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...

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