November 2005
Volume 57    Issue 11

Sandvik's Tamboree 2005 emphasizes automated mining equipment

Mining Engineering , 2005, Vol. 57, No. 11, pp. 30-30
Kral, Steve


Most innovations in the mining and processing industries have come from the need to produce more for less. Extracting minerals from the ground is expensive. And it is a constant struggle for mine operators to maintain the line between profitability and loss. The same holds for equipment suppliers. To maintain competitiveness, mining equipment manufacturers are building their machines with an eye to what the customer needs. Equipment makers know that if they do not supply machines that are productive and cost efficient, their competitors will.

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