Tag Archives: Heavy equipment

Longwall Coal Mining with ZML and PTC Creo

If you haven’t been in a coal mine lately, you might be surprised at how sophisticated, innovative, and highly automated the process has become.  About 60% of the world’s coal is extracted using a method called “longwall mining.” At the heart of  longwall mining are three basic components: A tight row of hydraulic roof supports, […]

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Viktorikreins: From Opera Houses, Marine Cranes, to Oil Rigs with PTC Creo

In 2005, Viktorikreins (Trinity Crane Factory) opened its doors just outside Moscow. The vision was to start with sophisticated technology from the west, and accommodate whatever a customer needed—from design to delivery—davits, jibs, telescoping, overhead, electric, manual, or hydraulic. The earliest orders came from a construction company that needed to build reinforced concrete slabs. By […]

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