Underground Mining Equipment: the Ultimate Buying Guide

the Ultimate Guide to buying underground mining equipment
Jinan Fucheng Hydraulic Equipment Co., Ltd was established in 2002. The predecessor was Shangdong Fucheng hydraulics institution. Fucheng has advanced R&D technology, a sophisticated technical team, and abundant experience. We focus on the manufacture, trading, maintenance, and service of underground mining equipment. At the same time, we supply import and export services for domestic & abroad customers. Our underground mining equipment covers:
 
(1) Underground Loader (LHD): 0.6 cbm – 6 cbm
(2) Underground Truck: 8 tons – 35 tons
(3) Drilling Jumbo (Face Drilling Rig): 4 m2 – 50 m2
(4) Scaling Jumbo: 4 m2 – 50 m2
(5) Other Mining Equipment
(6) Spare parts & maintenance
 
Fucheng mining equipment has passed ISO9001 quality management and CE certificate. They are widely exported to Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, Russia, etc., and got consistent high praise from our customers.
Fucheng’s key value is “Guarantee quality, Build a harmonious business, mutual development.” We supply convenient & fast Pre-sale consultation and after-sale service and take “maintain of customers” as our principle. Fucheng welcome all the friends both at home and abroad to visit and cooperate with us!
 

 

The Guide to buying underground mining equipment at Fucheng

Let’s take a look at the process of ordering a piece of equipment in Fucheng.

1. Inquiry

The first thing is tell us the basic information about the mine you are developing, such as the altitude and the size of the roadway. Or you can directly call us to describe your requirements for mining equipment in detail. This information includes equipment parameters and machine order quantities to analyze mine machine design drawings and determine the processing cycle.

2. Quotations

Fucheng will recommend suitable mining machines to you according to your needs. We will provide a variety of models of mining equipment for you to choose from. You can learn more about their performance through pictures and videos. When necessary, we can send you samples. We are professional and provide customers with free accurate quotations. According to your requirements, we can quote EXW, FOB, CIF, CFR prices.

3. Sign the contract

After you agree to the machine quotation we provide, we will confirm the machine parameters and quantity. Our staff will further discuss the contract details with you, including delivery time, location, mode of transportation, packaging, accident insurance, and other matters. You can place an order if the two parties reach an agreement.

4. Deposit

After receiving the order, we will send you a PI (Proforma Invoice). Then you need to pay a 30% advance payment first. After receiving the advance payment, we will arrange the production immediately.

5. Productions completed

Fucheng’s machine production process: After the machine is produced within the agreed time limit, we will send you photos and videos of the equipment. If you have no objection, you will pay the remaining balance. The production cycle is generally 15-30 working days.

6. Delivery

Next is to ship you the factory-built machine. After receiving the agreed full payment, we arrange cargo booking. The number of bookings and the form of containers are determined according to the size of the machine and the convenience of transportation. If you need it, you can use our freight forwarder or the forwarder you specify. After the position is confirmed, we will arrange the delivery.

Note:
Generally, we transport our equipment in containers.
At the same time of shipment, we will attach the equipment operation manual, spare parts manual, and maintenance manual.

Transportation:

The machine could be shipped by sea. They are always packed in 20” or 40” containers. 
The shipping port could be Qingdao, Shanghai, or other China ports.
We have a freight forwarder, and they could handle all the processes during shipment. 
Most of our long-term clients are in Latin America, like Peru, Chile, Mexico, etc. 
We could offer FOB, CIF, or CFR prices.

Sea Shipping

Arrives in your preferred port in 10-30 days, usually 30 days to Peru, for example
You will pick up the packs in the port.
Also, have to pay for import fees and handling fees when you pick up the goods.

Price:

We are a professional manufacturer and have our own factory. So we could supply factory base price. Meanwhile, we have long-term cooperation with the brand engine supplier, like DEUTZ, CUMMINS, BENZ, DANA, KESSLER, and competitive costs.

We always use the DEUTZ engine, DANA transmission, converter, and axle for LHD machines and use the China brand for other parts. So the quality is reliable, and the price is more competitive.

After-sale:

The engines of Fucheng’s underground mining equipment are all original DEUTZ or CUMMINS engines. Engine manufacturers can provide you with global warranty service. If you find any problems with the engine, you can always contact your local agent.

When you use the equipment, if you have any problems, you can tell us in time. It is best to provide pictures and videos. After receiving your feedback, our after-sales customer service will provide you with online maintenance guidance within 24 hours.

If the problem still cannot be solved, we will send an engineer to repair it for you. But the cost needs to be borne by your side.

3 Considerations When Buying Underground Mining Equipment

When it comes to buying the right equipment for your mining operation, several factors are considered. From your budget to the size of your operation and beyond, it’s important to research to install the equipment that will help your operation thrive.
 
But you’ve likely already considered your budget and the type of equipment you need. To ensure you consider all facets of your mining equipment investment, however, here is a list of 3 considerations to keep in mind.

1.Unit Location

Unfortunately, it’s one of the elements that don’t get considered until later in the purchasing process. But when you think about your facility or mining location and the condition of the unit’s future location, you ensure properly sized equipment, adequately equipped and able to be installed. Innovative mining equipment is more compact than ever, making it a lot easier to streamline installation.

2.Moisture and Humidity

Heavy-duty, weather-resistant equipment is still necessary to extract, transport, and process minerals, ores, and precious metals from the soil, sand, and rock. And while not all mining locations or materials have moist environments, some do. Because moisture can impact the effectiveness of your equipment, as well as shorten its lifespan (if not properly maintained), you should consider properly rated equipment.

3.Manufacturers With Mining Expertise

To get genuinely exceptional mining equipment that you can trust with your operation, you need to work with a proven mining equipment manufacturer.

Jinan Fucheng Hydraulic Equipment Co., Ltd uses DEUTZ or CUMMINS engine to supply big power. Some engines are air cooling, and some engines are water cooling. We use the Canada Purification device of platinum catalyst muffler purifier, accomplish low emissions and low pollution. Most hydraulic pumps and valves are Parker, and we use the SAHR brake system. (Spring applied hydraulic released). Also, we could install an auto lubrication and fire extinguisher system.

Please browse our mining equipment selection to find the unit that will best suit your application needs or solve your process challenges.

 

conclusion

Working in the mining industry can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Regular training is essential, and understanding the mining machines you’re working near or operating plays a vital role in all aspects of the industry.
 
Therefore, it is crucial to choose the right underground mining equipment. Each type of mining equipment comes with its own set of mining activities. The most common types of mining equipment vary depending on whether the work is being carried out above or below ground or mining for gold, metals, coal, or crude oil. From drilling machines to excavators, crushing, and grinding equipment – the mining industry comes complete with all the right tools. The above is the process to be carried out when purchasing new mining tools, and I hope it can help you.

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