Cummins In Action: Mining Case Studies


Mining is a risky business. And that's why at Cummins, our global customers' satisfaction and partnership always remains a top priority.

From haul trucks to excavators, learn more about how Cummins products are always in action when performing in mining applications all around the world and why our customers choose Cummins.

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A fleet of Cummins-powered Hitachi excavators is pivotal to the success of the $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore mining operations in the red expanse of Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The first iron ore from Roy Hill was shipped in December 2015, and in September 2017 the mine hit a significant milestone, reaching its targeted run rate capacity of 55 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) for the first time. A reliable excavator fleet is the backbone of any mining operation and by the end of 2018 a total of 14 Hitachi diggers will be at the Roy Hill ore face.
Eliminating the Obstacles to Longer Engine Life “We operate in a fiercely competitive global business and we will be run down by our competition if we don’t stay ahead of the innovation curve.” These unambiguous words from Chris Salisbury, chief executive of Rio Tinto’s iron ore business, focus precisely on the mining giant’s strategy – a relentless drive for improved productivity, with innovation and technology at the core.
Data-Driven Maintenance Doubles QSK60-Powered Haul Truck Engine Life Over Past 6 Years, Saving More Than $3.5 Million. Teck is Canada's largest diversified resources company, with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Their fleet includes 111 Komatsu 930E haul trucks mostly powered by Cummins QSK60 engines at three of their steelmaking coal operations in Canada.
Oprima aquí para leer la versión en Español. Everyone in the mining industry knows that the most critical factors for profitability are equipment availability and productivity. In a 24/7/365 operating environment, the loss of a single piece of equipment can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
El sistema de advertencia temprana de Cummins ahorra $ 1.3 millones para mina chilena. Todos en la industria minera saben que los factores más importantes para la rentabilidad son la disponibilidad y la productividad de los equipos. En un entorno operativo 24/7/365, la pérdida de una sola pieza de equipo puede costar decenas de miles de dólares.
Cummins QSK60 “Advantage” Solution Delivers Major Environmental And Operational Benefits For Mining Contractor Kalari HSE In Australia’s Bowen Basin. Advantage Cummins. Mining contractor Kalari HSE has taken major steps to reduce carbon and diesel particulate emissions at their South Walker Creek coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
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