Jordan Armstrong, Aggreko AUSPAC, Australia, explains how reliable power distribution contributes to operational efficiency in underground mining.
David B. Durocher, Eaton, USA, evaluates ways of increasing the effectiveness of protective devices in underground mining.
Ewelina Ptak, KH-KIPPER, Poland, outlines the distinguishing features of a new mining body for tipper vehicles.
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Handling Week 2017: Eric Tomicek, Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE), Australia, details dust suppression solutions for haul roads at opencast mining operations.
Handling Week 2017: Harold A. Walker and Donna F. Walker, PICOR, USA, illustrate how modern coal ports can advance shiploading and eliminate port pollution.
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