Engineering & Mining Journal

JUN 2018

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96 E&MJ • JUNE 2018 www.e-mj.com SUPPLIERS REPORT Separately, Rolls Royce announced the joint venture is preparing to produce MTU Series 4000 engines. The partner- ship is completing assembly and the test bench required for engines with power outputs of up to 3,500 kW and as many as 20 cylinders. The company said it received its first order for 16 Tier 4 Final 12V 4000 T95 well-servicing engines from Jereh Petro- leum Equipment. The latter will sell the equipment in the U.S. oil and gas market. Normet Group JV Factory Inaugurated in China The factory of Kingnor Mining Equip- ment Co. Ltd., the joint venture com- pany formed by Normet Group and JCHX Mining Management Co. Ltd., was inau- gurated in Daye, Hubei Province, Chi- na. The Kingnor's factory will focus on manufacturing and assembly of multi- purpose mining vehicles and related ac- cessories for the Chinese mining market. The new manufacturing facility is de- signed for efficient and cost-competitive manufacturing with high quality, Normet Group reported. Separately, Normet's Facility for Equipment Assembling, Manufacturing of Construction Chemicals and Global Service Center was inaugurated in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. The facility has the ca- pacity to produce equipment and tech- nology, and for life cycle support of large equipment based in India. It will be the hub for the company's spare parts support network for India, its center of excellence for skill and competence development, and for research and development. Fortescue Expands Autonomous Haulage at Chichester Hub Fortescue Metals Group announced ef- forts to expand its autonomous haul fleet hit a significant milestone when the first trucks fitted with Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) began operating at Christ- mas Creek. The conversion of approxi- mately 100 haul trucks at the Chichester Hub will see Fortescue become the first iron ore operation in the world to have a fully autonomous fleet. Since the introduction of the tech- nology at Solomon in 2013, AHS trucks moved 500 million metric tons (mt) of material and achieved a greater than 30% increase in productivity levels. Des-Case Acquires RMF Systems Lubricant life-extension product supplier Des-Case Corp. acquired RMF Systems, which specializes in filtration systems, analysis and monitoring solutions. Des- FMG seeks to be the first iron ore operation in the world to have a fully autonomous fleet. (Photo: FMG) Tsurumi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has, since its founding in 1924, been manu- facturing, importing and selling pumps, environmental equipment and peripherals. Submersible pumps are our specialty. As a new addition to the GSZ-series of submersible high head, high volume pumps, Tsurumi has recently released the GSZ-150-4 equipped with a 150 kW motor. Tsurumi's GSZ-series pumps are highly reliable in heavy-duty applications where required to run continuously under harsh conditions, e.g., mining, quarries, con- struction and tunnel projects, etc. The new GSZ-150-4 is positioned as the highest class model of the series. The GSZ-150-4 delivers a max. head of 70 m and max. capacity of 19 m3/min. To stand up to harsh conditions of use, the impeller is made of highly wear-resistant, high-chromium cast iron. The pump is designed and built for side discharge by way of a spiral flow route that ensures smooth passage of solid matter. Moreover, the motor is encased in a water jacket that cools the motor if kept running at low water level for extended periods of time. The GSZ-150-4 additionally comes standard with an anti-wicking cable, motor protector, leakage sensor, dual inside mechanical seals with silicon carbide faces, and Oil Lifter. Furthermore, the pump is equipped with relief ports that release pumping pressure before it can act on mechanical seal. With features like these, Tsurumi's highly reliable and durable GSZ-150-4 pump is ready for continuous duty at tough job sites. Tsurumi has many other types and mod- els of pumps that offer the high reliability, durability and corrosion resistance needed to handle the tough jobs. For more infor- mation, contact Tsurumi. Tsurumi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. intsales@tsurumipump.co.jp www.tsurumi-global.com Tsurumi New GSZ-series Pump – GSZ-150-4!! Tsurumi Submersible High Head, High Volume Drainage Pump New Model GSZ-150-4 COMPANY PROFILE-PAID ADVERTISEMENT

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