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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.


Joy-engineered powered roof support PRS solutions

  • Support rating 1 750 metric tonnes 1,929 short tons
  • Support widths 1.5, 1.7, 2.0 m or more 4.9, 5.7, and 6.7 ft. (1.5, 1.7, 2.0 m or more)
  • Operating heights .8 - 7.8 m 2.6 - 25.6 ft.

Underground soft rock mining industry

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