Posts Categorized: News

Final Testing of NASA’s Upgraded Crawler Transporter System

From the initial quote submitted by L&H in October of 2012, to manufacturing and installing over 1,300 parts in 2013, and rebuilding 16 propel transmissions in 2015, L&H has played a big role in the upgrade of the Crawler Transporter located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. In March of 2016, the final testing of the crawler transporter took place, as the… Read more »

The Next Generation of the L&H Undercarriage

For the past 50 years, L&H has always looked for ways to improve machine uptime and operation’s productivity. Field tested L&H designs have proven increased life, better safety and decreased downtime and maintenance. One of our most significant engineered solutions is currently being redesigned into the next generation of engineered upgrades using new technology improvements…. Read more »

A Big Machine Will Bring Big Capabilities to L&H

Machining for industries in need of critical parts for their machines and operations is not something L&H takes lightly. We are committed to consistently providing precision manufacturing for customers around the world in mining, oil and gas, power generation and the railroad industries. It’s important that our customers can count on us to provide the best products in the industry; that’s why our expert tradesmen are… Read more »

New Innovation for Draglines Eases Maintenance

Removing and installing large components from mining machinery takes time and can create safety hazards. Draglines, specifically, are full of massive transmissions, drums, gearing and other components that have to be removed from the machine for rebuilds or replacements. Removing these components is typically done by opening large, heavy, mechanical doors on the machine that… Read more »

Build it Better | 495 Handle Upgrades

L&H Industrial has repaired, rebuilt and manufactured mining parts for over 50 years. Understanding how parts break and what makes them fail is what we know best, and improving them is our specialty. The 495 handle upgrades The OEM handle design for 495 shovels is a recent example where L&H felt improvements could be made… Read more »

Gearbox Rebuilds for the Next Generation of Space Exploration

The world’s largest moving land vehicle needed an upgrade, NASA’s crawler transporter at the Kennedy Space Center was a 60 year old machine originally designed by Marion Power Shovel. Beginning with the lower roller assemblies in 2013, L&H manufactured and installed over 1300 parts in order to increase the payload of the giant shuttle transporter…. Read more »

L&H Rebuilds and Upgrades Gearboxes for Power Plant

Keeping the Power Plant Producing Power plants are a major foundation for providing energy to the world, so it is important to those facilities that production is efficient. Maintenance of components and systems in power plants must be completed regularly to ensure maximum production and to reduce downtime. A rebuild solution For one coal-fired power… Read more »

Excavators Join L&H Industrial’s Range of Equipment Expertise

Repairing equipment for a mine’s fleet is crucial to operations, often times hundreds of pieces of equipment is working at a mining operation per day. Ranging from blasthole drills, shovels, excavators, draglines, loaders, haul trucks, graders, dozers, water trucks, crushers and mills; and list goes on, you know the downtime it can create and the… Read more »

A Shovel in Mexico gets an L&H Upgrade

Upgrading, repairing, engineering, manufacturing and installing is what L&H does best. Whether it’s a transmission rebuild or an entirely new Omega boom design, L&H works with our customers to solve their toughest problems and keep their machines running at their best performance. Working with a customer in Mexico to optimize a 495 shovel, L&H has… Read more »

A Custom Portable Mill Driven by Technology

Responsive service in the field is imperative to keeping machines running and operations producing and it is important to have skilled personnel to safely perform maintenance and repairs on large equipment and machines. Paralleling expert field service is the advanced equipment and tooling technology to help get the toughest jobs done safely and efficiently and… Read more »