Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bucket Wheel Excavator

THE CHALLENGE Rebuilding a defunct bucket wheel excavator into a higher-performance machine At an inland port in Superior, Wisconsin, one of BNSF Railway’s three bucket wheel excavators, used to load taconite (low-grade iron ore) on ships, had been out of service for many years because parts were no longer available for the 50-year-old machine. Anticipating… Read more »

NASA Crawler-Transporter 2

THE CHALLENGE Upgrading one-of-a-kind undercarriages on the world’s largest self-powered land vehicles The U.S. National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) needed to upgrade one of the twin Crawler Transporters, the largest self-powered land vehicles on Earth, to carry a new generation of bigger, more powerful rockets and spacecraft to and from the launch pad at Kennedy… Read more »

Elko Mine Expo 2015 – Nevada

June 4-5, 2015 | Elko, Nevada L&H Industrial would like to invite you to visit our booth #430 at the Elko Mine Expo in Elko, NV June 4-5. We will be highlighting several of our products including Drills, Omega Shovel Undercarriages for CAT and P&H, Hydraulic Excavator Undercarriages, Mineral Processing products and Mobile Equipment products. L&H supplies… Read more »

L&H Starts Second NASA project

Outside L&H Industrial’s shops in Gillette, parts sit wrapped in plastic and ready to be shipped to Florida, where they will help ensure NASA can continue to move spacecraft from Kennedy Space Center’s assembly shop to one of its launch sites. In its first government contract, L&H redesigned, built, installed then tested parts for NASA’s Crawler… Read more »

L&H Industrial Presents at 2015 Haulage and Loading Conference

L&H was honored to present at the 2015 Haulage and Loading Conference in Phoenix, AZ on May 18, 2015. During the session, “Modifications Improve Electric Shovel Operations”, Jeff Wandler, Corporate Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing, L&H Industrial, and Philip Mooren, Product Line Director, L&H Industrial will explain how shovel renovation projects can… Read more »