QUARRY SURFACE MINING - CANTERBURY

Client: Palmer Resource

Location: Ashburton (Canterbury)

Service: Quarry surface mining

Date started: March 2022

Scope of work

Palmer Resource needs to extract lime out of 3 different quarries in Canterbury, therefore they need a machine easy to transport, reliable and performing in lime rock.

Solution

Tesmec proposed to use the new Tesmec TRS975EVO surface miner to extract the lime out of the quarry at an average of 120t per hour. 

Results

The Tesmec TRS975EVO surface miner has been performing in these ground conditions with high productivity rate and replacing several different kinds of machines on the job site.

Key fact:
  • +1,200t per day excavated in lime rock 

  • no need of side conveyor in downcutting mode

  • 3D GPS system can control the machine

Key equipment used:
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