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Moving Excavators In Mines

A Showcase by Frans Coetzee, Engineering & Technical Procurement Manager

The Challenge

Mines location are often in remote areas. In such demanding geological environments, even the slightest mistake when operating heavy machinery can result in injury, financial loss, and production losses associated with moving an excavator from one point to another. There are also significant costs associated with transporting these machines through existing access roads and into mine sites. 

Additionally, the provision of on-site maintenance and repair services necessitates the employment of highly skilled technicians, which generates substantial costs. Therefore, for mine operators, preventative measures, including the suitable types of equipment against these risks, are preferable to cures.

People in the mining industry know that a day or two spent moving an excavator could mean thousands lost in revenue.

James Wheatley, Managing Director, William Wheatley Ltd.

The Solution

Titan Technologies has revolutionized the movement of excavators within a mine site. 

The Titan CET is a more efficient and cost-effective excavator transport system for the mining industry. It will move your excavators faster, saving time and ensuring maximum safety for operators with its unique patented braking system.
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The Movability of Titan CET is a much easier way to transport machines, and avoiding wear and tear on the undercarriage.

James Stafford, Managing Director, Big Machinery

Customer Show Case

We purchased the first Titan CET in 2018 for use on excavators up to 200 ton and the second in 2019. Using the Titan CET systems brought considerable savings to the overall production cost in time saved by shorter disruption times to move excavators out of the operation site for blasting or service and maintenance.

Frans Coetzee, Engineering & Technical Procurement Manager, explain why he influenced the company to purchase the Titan CET Excavator Transport Systems and shares his experience.

I was involved in the field testing of a different brand, but in the testing of Titan CET, it became evident that Titan Technologies would save a lot of time in moving excavators on-site.

The Following Reasons Convinced Me To Settle For The Titan CET Systems As Opposed To Other Options That Were Available In The Marketplace.

  • The braking system on the Titan CET system is superior and has no match in the market.
  • The braking system is remote-controlled by a second vehicle should an emergency arise.
  • The total weight of the unit for the weight they are designed to carry is far less than other brands in the market.
  • Due to the simplicity yet robust design, the Titan CET units are competitively priced and easier to maintain and service.
  • Due to the relatively low weight of the units, it is easy to handle and move around.
  • Being well-built and designed, the units are smaller in design.
The Titan CET patented remote-controlled braking system

The Units Were Used On A Coal Mining Operation Mokomo Recourses In Zimbabwe

The distance between the pits was costly on the machines, from wear and tear on the tracks, components, and hydraulic systems, which would overheat and fail catastrophically at the worst of times.

We used the Titan CET transport systems to move our Liebherr 9150’s, Hitachi 2500’s and Komatsu PC 2000’s.

The brake system on the units is world-class. It can stop the excavator’s complete assembly on top of the bogeys and the tow truck. In the case of the mine in Zimbabwe, a CAT 785D was brought to a safe and quick stop, even on gradients of up to 9 deg.

The Titan CET is highly reliable and cheap to maintain. During my time when we used these units, we had failures like tyres due to punctures and cuts and minor oil leaks due to hoses being damaged during use caused by the negligence of the operators.

I highly recommend and suggest using these units in your operation as they will pay for themselves within a short time, depending on the frequency of movement of excavators.

Another exciting factor is that with these units on site and in use, it opens up a whole new possibility of moving the excavators for a quick exploration task on the other end of the mine, which was previously almost impossible.

Frans Coetzee, Engineering & Technical Procurement Manager
I hope my Titan CET Showcase helps and give you a better insight into the advantages of these excavator transport bogey systems. I welcome you to contact me if you need further information and insight.
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The Mobility Of Excavators In Mining Sites Is A Major Challenge For The Industry.

Using standard production equipment for moving excavators in mines is slow, expensive, and potentially dangerous. Do you struggle to move your excavators around inside the mining pit?

Do you have an excavator that needs to get into more spaces than before? Are you looking for a more efficient way to transport your excavators?

Are you looking for a Complete Excavator Transport System?

Titan CET brings a total change in mining mobility. It makes it suitable for all sizes of mines, from small, family-owned operations to large international corporations. We have the solution for you if you’re facing performance limits or any other mobility problem due to space/size limitations or compliance issues.

The Titan CET system has a unique patented remote-controlled braking system.

The remote braking and variable traction make the Titan range the safest and most productive transport system, and it increases your on-site production area.

The Titan CET offers the highest level of safety, flexibility, efficiency, and reliable way to move your excavators around your mine site available in the market today. It enhanced productivity and profitability without needing a specialist mining haulage company.

Titan CET offers an innovative solution to this challenge by combining remote-controlled breaks with conventional on-site equipment and is introducing a series of patented products that are set to revolutionise the industry.

Let us show you how we can help your mining business today

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