Holcim has utilised mobile communication technology from Swisscom to develop its existing autonomous vehicle project with Volvo at its limestone quarry in Villigen, Switzerland.
The path to autonomous machine operation
The use of autonomous drills and haul trucks in the Australian mining industry is commonplace, but what about the quarry industry? Eltirus founder Steve Franklin explores.
Liebherr’s latest loaders increase safety, productivity
Liebherr has released the eighth generation of its wheel loader series, with three new models revealed: the L 526, L 538 and L 546.
Volvo engine accessories extend service intervals
Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) has increased its service intervals to 1000 hours on a range of machines, thanks to a new generation of fuel filters.
Diesel supplies boosted by federal funding
The Federal Government’s Boosting Australia’s Diesel Storage Program has invested up to $260 million to secure its domestic supply of diesel fuel to ensure key industries can withstand rising fuel prices caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Sizing and gaining the most from your mining excavators and haulers
In mining and other extractive industries, it is important to match excavators to your haul trucks to lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). If they are mismatched, you will be inefficient and burn extra fuel. If you can mitigate that, you’ll lower your operating costs over time and start realising higher profits as a result.
Heavy-duty excavator delivers more power, ability
Kobelco Construction Machinery Australia has announced the arrival of the SK850LC-10 – the latest and largest excavator to enter the Kobelco line-up.
Version 2.0 control offers productivity benefits
Komatsu has released a significant update to its intelligent Machine Control (iMC) technology, known as iMC 2.0, that delivers major productivity, efficiency and cost saving advantages to its latest model “intelligent” dozers and excavators.
How to hit the spot in mid-sized machinery
The swing radius is all that’s reduced in this Volvo excavator, with maximum comfort, capable tech and an improved hydraulics system.
Excavator has south coast quarry raring to go
To make sure nothing goes to waste, a quarrying business in New South Wales is making a name for itself in the crushing and recycling space – with the aid of a new excavator.