The three-year subscription package will cover Conuma’s three mines near Tumbler Ridge in northeastern British Columbia, Canada.
The new operating system has a single operator able to remotely control more machines from the same operator station in a central location at a mine site.
BGC Contracting has welcomed its first R 9800 at the Idemitsu Boggabri coal project in New South Wales.
According to the report by Allied Market Research, the global mining equipment market is expected to reach US$188.77 billion by 2025 from US$106.85 billion in 2017.
For the first time since the crisis years after 2013, there will be an increase in the turnover generated by the mining equipment manufacturers producing in Germany this year.
The mining equipment market is expected to grow over the coming years owing to the rise in demand for remote monitoring and control technologies in mineral extraction processes.
Mark Sprouls, on behalf of Caterpillar, demonstrates how variable frequency drive technology can enhance the performance of longwall plow systems.