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DAILY AND PERIODIC MAINTENANCE FOR CONVEYORS AND PARTS

Mining conveyors are a marvel of modern engineering. They’re built tough to withstand the rigors of moving thousands of tons of rock, sand, gravel, and aggregate to their final destination. However, like all complex machinery, mining conveyors require ongoing maintenance to help ensure peak performance while reducing downtime as much as possible. Maintenance for mining […]

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WHAT DOES AN UNDERGROUND CONVEYOR SYSTEM COST?

While there are other ways of bringing material to the surface, nothing beats an underground conveyor. A custom-engineered conveyor system is fast, safe, and reliable. It doesn’t emit any fumes, can be installed in ways that leave passageways clear for workers and provides the lowest cost per ton moved. An underground conveyor is different from […]

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HOW MUCH DOES AN OVERLAND (SURFACE) CONVEYOR SYSTEM COST?

The cost of an overland conveyor system is related to the distance it needs to cover, but only in part: there are other factors involved, too. Here we’ll explain what’s included in an overland conveyor package and how application characteristics influence cost. WHEN & WHY OVERLAND CONVEYORS ARE USED  The purpose of an overland conveyor […]

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The Top Three Conveyor Issues & How To Avoid Them

It’s not uncommon for large, complex machinery to develop issues that can impact its efficiency or operation, and conveyors are definitely no exception.  With a myriad of moving parts, all working 24/7 at maximum output, the possibility of something breaking down is fairly high. A conveyor that isn’t operating correctly can result in productivity loss, […]

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Engineers Guide to Overland Conveyors

For moving large volumes of aggregate an overland conveyor offers many advantages over trucks. However, deciding between the two approaches requires a detailed understanding of what’s involved in setting up a conveyor system.  This guide addresses the main points to consider: Material Transport Requirements The Conveyor Environment Loading & Unloading Budget Project Timeline Material Transport […]

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The Advantages of Overland Conveyors vs. Mining Trucks

The debate of whether to use a fleet of trucks or conveyors to move millions of tons of aggregate from the job site to the processing plant is not a new one. Proponents of the truck method claim that it’s much cheaper to purchase a few vehicles versus setting up a custom conveyor system. While […]

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