Solutions: Mining

Rugged Controls supports mining companies by monitoring the lifting cables on shaft elevators. Distributing the line tension equally and ensuring that all cables are lifting at the same rate helps increase safety by maintaining work platform stability.

Our running line tensiometers with both tension and payout sensors are installed at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia, at the largest gold mine in Canada and several of the potash mines in Ontario.

running line tensiometer, payout display, programmable alarm

The Oyu Tolgoi mine (Mongolian: Оюу Толгой, also Oyuu Tolgoi, Turquoise Hill) is a combined open pit and underground mining project in Khanbogd sum within the south Gobi Desert...

Redlake Ontario Canada Cochenour Mine, instrumented tensiometer

The Cochenour project is an important part of Goldcorp’s future plans in the Red Lake district, providing sustained, high-quality gold production beginning in 2014.

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Rugged Controls is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of rugged programmable controllers, sensors, instrumentation, controls and automation equipment used in industries ranging from oil & gas, industrial, oceanographic to mining to construction. Our brand of multivariable controllers is continually selected in mission-critical applications where rugged durability, viewability, accuracy and data acquisition is required.

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