Coal Age

JUN 2013

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suppliers news continued cial assistance for 219 students through this program. Nearly all students have completed their eight semesters. Fletcher supports other education programs, with a special emphasis on engineering. So far, Fletcher contributed up to $470,000 to the J.H. Fletcher & Co. Scholarship for Engineering at Marshall University, with plans for continued funding. Sandvik Mining Launches New App Information on Sandvik Mining's full equipment and services is now available for iPad access and will soon also be available via other mobile and handheld devices. The new Offering Guide app combines Sandvik's diverse portfolio of products and solutions into a convenient one-stop resource. Sandvik first modernized its existing iPhone app—originally launched in 2011—to the iPad version as the touchscreen device swelled in popularity. Android and smartphone versions have since become available. "Our aim is to be able to serve customers' needs at a moment's notice, regardless of location, time zone or challenge," said Jeanette Svensson, marketing communications manager at Sandvik Mining. The iPad app offers project managers, foremen and equipment operators instant offline access to a digital catalog of Sandvik Mining equipment and services—underground, or anywhere else. App users can delve into nearly a dozen product groupings from an animated home screen of a mine environment. Cat Enters Alliances with Seeing Machines Caterpillar Global Mining has entered into an alliance with Seeing Machines Ltd. to deliver and support operator fatigue monitoring technology through Cat dealers. Seeing Machines, headquartered in Canberra, Australia, has developed fugitive monitoring systems Cat will use Seeing Machines' fugitive monitoring system for haul truck operators. using patented eye and head tracking technology to detect operator fatigue and distraction while alerting mine controllers and machine operators. Through 2013, Cat dealers will be the exclusive distribution outlets for the Seeing Machines technology to the global mining sector. Capabilities will start with dealers in key mining regions. "Cat has been raising awareness of 24/7 shift work on equipment operator performance for 10 years," said Al Frese, general manager of solutions, technology and marketing for Caterpillar Global Mining. "The alliance with Seeing Machines is a natural progression." To date, Seeing Machines' Driver Safety System, a commercial system for mining trucks, currently is operational at more than 20 mines and 1,500 vehicles wherein systems monitor eye and eyelid patterns to detect fatigue onset. Automated initialization and calibration of dash-mounted cameras, meanwhile, warrant no operator input. Eriez—Coal Processing Eriez' Mining features separation, material handling and detection systems to concentrate magnetic ores, recover coal fines, remove tramp metals, convey or feed heavy material as well as provide customers with a full service department. Metal Detectors Detects tramp and non-magnetic metals as small as ½". These metal detectors are built to handle harsh environments. Heavy Duty Feeders Low-horsepower, high-capacity mechanical feeders that can handle bulk materials in volumes up to 2,250 tph. Column Flotation • CoalPro™ Column Flotation Cells for high-volume recovery of fine coal (0.2 mm) particles. • StackCell™ offers column-like performance in a substantially smaller footprint than conventional cells. These compact, stackable units offer considerable savings for new installations and are ideal for expanding capacity in an existing plant. Wet Drum Separators Provide continuous, automatic recovery of magnetite or ferrosilicon in heavy media operations and/or concentration of ferrous and weakly magnetic ores. Five-Star Service Offers a 24/7 service hotline, original OEM parts, on-site field service, equipment remanufacturing and full "as new" warranties. For more information, visit Suspended Electromagnets Remove damaging tramp iron from conveyed materials. Available for use in hazardous, dusty and gassy locations. Company Profile - Paid Advertisement June 2013 55

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