Komatsu and Becker Partner on New Shields for Warrior Met

Submitted by Kristian on Wed, 08/24/2022 - 17:13

Komatsu and Becker Partner on New Shields for Warrior MetKomatsu and Becker have partnered to produce a set of Joy custom-designed longwall-powered roof supports (PRS) for Warrior Met Coal in the U.S. market. These supports will also include Joy's Faceboss RS20s roof support controls, designed to provide powerful, safe, and efficient performance in longwall mining applications. This partnership between Komatsu and Becker will produce some of the most technologically advanced and highest quality roof supports available on the market today. This is a significant development for Warrior Met Coal, as they will now be able to utilize these cutting-edge supports in their operations.

 

These solutions have been utilized by other longwall mining operations around the world and have been shown to significantly improve safety and efficiency. In addition, the use of these supports can help to reduce the overall cost of mining operations. The partnership between Komatsu and Becker is yet another example of the commitment of both companies to delivering the highest level of products and services to their customers. This new venture will undoubtedly result in even more success for both companies in the future.

 

Longwall mining solutions are some of the most technologically advanced and highest quality roof supports available on the market today. With the use of new electronic advancements, these roof supports are designed to be much safer and more efficient than ever before. Two industry leaders working on these solutions with their cutting-edge automation tools will ensure that Warrior Met Coal in the United States will have access to these incredible advances.

 

Komatsu as a longwall mining technology provider has offered a unique set of shearers, roof supports, face conveyors, and other devices that can be controlled by cutting-edge automation technology. Their RS20s roof support controls have been designed to offer powerful performance that is still safe for use in longwall mining applications. On the other hand, Becker Mining Systems is a leading global supplier of electrical engineering components for Mining. With decades of experience in the industry, Becker was able to fine-tune Komatsu systems to build new supports that are custom-designed for Warrior Met Coal.

 

These self-advancing automated structures make longwall mining more efficient and safe than ever before. Some of the advantages include a significant reduction in cost for Warrior Met Coal as well as other longwall mining operations around the world. In addition, it has been stated that these new supports can help to reduce the amount of time needed for set up and take down.

 

The improvements to Longwall mining operations from the partners here are offering a ray of hope for the mining industry and for creating a strong system of efficiency improvements moving forwards.

 

If you are interested in learning more about these Longwall mining support systems or you require new parts for your own operation, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our team would be more than happy to discuss the options available to you and help you find the best solution for your needs