Posts Categorized: News

Omega Shovel Undercarriages

The Challenge Upgrade our current undercarriage technology to continue to perform better and last longer than industry standards. When L&H designed, engineered, and manufactured the first Omega undercarriage, our goal was to provide our customers with an assembly that would perform better and last significantly longer than industry standards, dramatically decreasing their machine downtime, as… 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 »

National Manufacturing Day

Educating the Next Generation of Manufacturing Professionals The manufacturing industry is ever changing. What began as a manually intense man-made products business has evolved into a machine-driven production industry that emerged from the mills and factories of the nineteenth century’s industrial revolution. Manufacturing has continued to grow and advance, guided forward by the needs of industry… Read more »

2015 TMRA Annual Meeting

L&H Industrial is an active member of the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association and will be attending the 30th Annual Meeting on October 25-27 in Bastrop, TX. The TMRA Annual Meeting is held each October in various parts of Texas. Each year, the association offers a casual, informative meeting for owner/operators, support members, exhibitors, and visitors… Read more »