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SEP 2018

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40 September 2018 suppliers news Liebherr Hosts First Open House in Gillette Liebherr USA, Colorado, hosted its first open house at its Gillette, Wyoming, facility, showcasing products from the mining, crane and construction indus- tries. The focus of the open house was to showcase the company's overall service capabilities at this location and provide clients with product knowledge across various machine applications. Current and potential customers discussed with Liebherr product spe- cialists the benefits of the machines on display including the LRT 1090 2.1 rough terrain crane, the PR 776 dozer, the L 586 wheel loader, and the R 956 excavator. To ensure a well-versed expe- rience, guests were given guided tours of the facility to see first-hand how min- ing equipment parts are serviced and tested for quality. "We were excited to educate custom- ers on the various types of equipment and services that Liebherr USA, Colora- do, offers, and the opportunity to show- case our commitment to remanufactur- ing and warehousing mining equipment in the U.S.," said Shane Kuhlmey, divi- sional director for Liebherr USA's Mining Equipment Division. Altogether, it provides sales and service on behalf of nine different di- visions: construction, mining, mobile and crawler cranes, tower cranes, con- crete technology, foundation equip- ment, maritime cranes, components and appliances, and the open house gave guests a glimpse of what Liebherr has to offer for the American market. Double Coin Launches New Mobile App Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and marketer, launched a new Double Coin mobile application available for both Apple iPhone and Android smartphones. The free Double Coin mobile app uses GPS (Global Positioning System) to provide users the ability to search for Double Coin dealer locations within their geographic location as well as a specified radius search or map route. Users can also call, share, email, or get directions to a dealership at the click of a button. "We have more than 1,000 author- ized Double Coin dealer locations to service our customers," said Tim Phil- lips, vice president of marketing and operations for CMA. "This app provides an intelligent and time-saving way for a customer to find service and support wherever they are." The app also provides a tire inflation guide. "Proper tire inflation is critical for the maintenance of your tires. It not only maximizes tire life, but improves tire performance and safety," added Phillips. "Users are able to access recommended tire inflation pressures for all Double Coin tires 24/7." The app allows users to calculate tire load limits for dual- and single-axle applications based on tire size and pressure. The Double Coin mo- bile app is available for free download on Google Play or in the iTunes App Store and searching for "Double Coin Tires." Hexagon Acquires Guardvant Hexagon's Mining division announced the acquisition of Guardvant, a provider of integrated safety solutions for the min- ing industry. Based in Tucson, Arizona, Guardvant currently equips almost 5,000 mining vehicles with fatigue detection technology. The acquisition signi fi cantly strengthens the safety portfolio offered by Hexagon's Mining division, the company reported. Worldwide, more than 30,000 mining vehicles are equipped with Hexa- gon's collision avoidance system. Partnership for Stockpile Assessment System BinMaster partnered with Stockpile Reports on a stockpile volume and value assess- ment and reporting system, available by subscription. The solution will leverage lev- el sensors within silos and image process- ing software to capture and push inventory data to multiple users via a single platform. Dashboards populated with photographs, site statistics, and materials report to dis- parate users the volume, tonnage and con- dition risks for each pile, BinMaster report- ed. The goal is to provide a single source of timely and actionable information, col- lected and processed largely automatical- ly, on stockpiles for use enterprise-wide, a capability now in high demand, Stockpile Reports reported. The subscription allows users to track pile inventory on a monthly, weekly or daily basis. Miners check out the PR 776 dozer at the Liebherr open house. The solution, offered by subscription, puts inventory data on a digital platform. (Photo: BinMaster)

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