September 2014
Volume 66    Issue 9

Press technology taking hold in global mining industry

Mining Engineering , 2014, Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 66-66
Gleason, William


During the past five years, mining operations have had access to press technology for piping and joint fittings that can save owners a significant amount of time when installing or replacing pipes by eliminating the need for welding or threading.

Viega, with North American headquarters in Wichita, KA, entered the mining sector in 2009, adding to its already expanding industrial sector. Since then, the company’s global engineering department has paid considerable attention to its industrial division, bringing its expertise in plumbing solutions for residential and commercial buildings to the mining and mineral extraction industry. 

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