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Mining

Longwall

Longwall mining is an efficient mining method and using the right equipment can make it even more profitable. Joy longwall systems incorporate shearers, roof supports, face conveyors and more into one system that can be tightly orchestrated by advanced electronics — including cutting-edge automation.

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Shearers

  • Cutting height 1.5 - 4.5 m 4.5 - 14.8 ft.
  • Haulage pull 800 - 1 000 kN 90 - 112.5 tons
  • Machine weight 52 - 82 tonnes 57.5 - 90.5 tons

Underground soft rock mining industry

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