MINExpo 2016 was held in Las Vegas, Nev., from Sept. 26 to 28. Manufacturers displayed the latest in mining equipment, innovative technology and solutions. Exhibits covered more than 840,000 sq. ft. (78,038.5 sq m), outpacing MINExpo 2012. According to the website, MINExpo is widely recognized as the premier exposition of mining equipment and services in the world, featuring a wide range of new product introductions and exhibits of equipment parts and services for the global mining industry.
At 7:08 a.m. on April 11, 2010, 11-year-old Casey Rogers of Terrell, Tex., pushed a red button and Texas Stadium, the iconic home of the five-time World Champion Dallas Cowboys, Irving, Tex., ceased to exist. Casey earned the honor of pushing the button when his essay won the “Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Cheddar Explosion” essay contest.
A mining company in South America is using large shovels and off-highway trucks to remove overburden at a vast mine in Columbia. Due to the size of the mine and the distance to the service centers, servicing these machines efficiently presented a real challenge.
Like many municipalities, the City of Arlington, TX, needed equipment to perform a wide variety of tasks at its landfill, but budget constraints limited the city’s options. After much consideration, city officials arrived at the idea of finding one piece of equipment to take on multiple tasks.