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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 »

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 »