Posts Categorized: News

New Modification for Loader Arms

In the last couple of years, L&H has been working to develop solutions for heavy mobile equipment products in order to provide our customers with an additional option in the market place. As a solutions oriented company, L&H is developing premium and upgraded components for LeTourneau loaders to outlast the OEM’s design. Our field services… Read more »

L&H Undercarriage Innovations To Date

Making sure you have the best machine for the job Maximizing the production and profitability of your mining operation is a complex equation with multiple variables that often differ at each mine site: geology, geography, ground conditions, season, maintenance practices, production costs. Yet on the ground, in the field, one thing stays same—everywhere, every time…. Read more »

L&H Completes Entire Bucket Wheel Rebuild

About two years ago, BNSF Railway approached L&H with a project that included the entire overhaul of an antique bucket wheel used in Minnesota to move taconite onto conveyor belts that move the material onto barges. Manufactured in the 1960’s, the machine needed a full workup of engineering, rebuilding and manufacturing in order to function at… 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 Rebuilds Taconite Reclaimer

Heavy equipment repair specialists complete a different type of project with tight timeline By Steve Fiscor, Editor-in-Chief Repairing draglines, electric shovels and mills, L&H Industrial has refurbished many pieces of large mining machinery. A little less than two years ago, the BNSF Railway, a customer familiar with L&H’s experience with heavy maintenance projects, approached them… Read more »

Frontier Industrialists | 50 Years of L&H

L&H Industrial was founded in 1964 in Gillette, Wyoming, USA, by Leon Wandler and Hank Barney with six employees. Today we have offices and distribution partners around the world and hundreds of employees, dedicated to delivering outstanding service to the mining centers and heavy industrial operations of the world. L&H Industrial has also assembled a… Read more »

Crawler Transporter 2 Upgraded in Preparation for SLS Flights

  February 23, 2015 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Officials from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center rolled out the newly renovated Crawler Transporter 2 (CT-2) on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. The 6.5-million-pound CT-2 will carry a 10.3-million-pound mobile launcher with the 4.4-million-pound Space Launch System (SLS) booster (without liquid propellants), resulting in a massive, 21.2-million-pound vehicle lumbering… Read more »

L&H Industrial Spotlight: Engineering Solutions

L&H provides engineered solutions for the mining, railroad and aerospace industries using the latest in 3D design and analysis software. Our experienced, in-house engineering team, located in L&H’s Gillette, WY and Tempe, AZ manufacturing facilities, develop designs for enhanced new and replacement parts a superior alternative to the OEM. In our metallurgical lab in Gillette,… Read more »

L&H Industrial rebuilds and enhances entire machine for BNSF Railway

L&H Industrial continues its presence in the rail market with the engineering, manufacturing, rebuilding and enhancing of a bucket wheel loader used for conveyer belt loading of Taconite. L&H Industrial is no stranger to the rail market having engineered and manufactured the Pre-Gauger which improves work performance and safety as it makes threading new rail… Read more »

NASA Project Continues to Receive News Coverage

Wyoming company builds for NASA Posted: Feb 02, 2014 6:50 PM MST By Mike Stark, Sheridan-Gillette Reporter “This is the first government project we’ve ever done. It’s the biggest project we’ve ever done,” said L&H Industrial welding shop manager Jason Percifield. L&H Industrial in Gillette is building and assembling more than 1,300 parts for a NASA… Read more »