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GIW Industries Inc. - Div. GiW-KSB Mining Group

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    PUMPS: How to avoid common shaft sleeve problems

    June 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – While GIW Industries’ pumps help users succeed every day, some materials can break down over time – either from misuse or from contact with abrasive or corrosive materials. Shaft sleeves are cylindrical metal tubes designed to protect pump

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    PUMPS: GIW answers the question – What’s wrong with my bearings?

    May 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – Each day, GIW Industries engineers work with customers to solve problems associated with their pumps. One pump component we get a lot of questions about is the cartridge bearing assembly. We spoke to Jon Keith, GIW product manager,

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    PUMPS: How GIW uses affinity laws

    May 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – The pump performance chart above is a graphical representation of performance for a particular pump. By using this chart, you can see the head, or pressure, that the pump produces at various flow rates and at different speeds.

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    PUMPS: Quellaveco copper mill chooses GIW cyclone feed units

    April 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GIW Industries has been selected for the delivery of four MDX 600 cyclone feed pumps for the Quellaveco copper project in Peru. The mine is owned 60% by Anglo American and 40% by Mitsubishi. GIW won the order

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    PUMP: GIW offers HVF pump to stop airlock in flotation cells

    March 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – When it comes to extracting materials from a slurry, the method of extraction can have as many consequences as it does advantages. In some processes, air is injected into the slurry, which separates the desired materials (such as ore)

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    PUMPS: Why do slurry pumps wear quickly at low flow rates?

    February 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – All experienced slurry pump operators are aware of some of the reasons for high rates of pump wear that can negatively affect pump performance over time. Although slurry characteristics such as particle size and concentration may first come

  • RECYCLING: GIW pays for white iron scraps

    January 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – It may be comforting to know that if a slurry pump breaks down, GIW Industries has your back. Their team of service techs can help repair or replace your equipment. But what happens to the scrap that gets

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    PUMPS: GIW Minerals introduces new MDX RAMSL

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries Inc., continuously strives to make their customers’ jobs easier and more efficient. After several months of advanced testing and prototyping, the company is introducing the new remotely adjusted mechanical suction liner (RAMSL). Read on to discover

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    PUMPS: Five slurry pump hacks you need to know

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – It seems like a hack exists for everything these days. From a quicker way to wash your car to unusual ways to remove wood scuffs, there’s a shortcut for doing just about all your everyday chores better, faster,

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    PUMPS: GIW introduces safer solution for automated maintenance

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries recently announced the Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner (RAMSL) product enhancement for the GIW Minerals MDX Pump. The RAMSL is the next phase of a continuous improvement plan between GIW and Escondida, the largest copper mine

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    PUMPS: Ten must-haves to look for in your slurry pump service provider

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – When selecting a technical service partner, it can be tempting to rush and choose the first company that turns up — or skip the partnership altogether and keep services in-house. However, in addition to salary and benefits expenses

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    PUMPS: All oilsands using GIW units for hydrotransport

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – With the upcoming installation of a GIW Minerals TBC-92 pump, GIW Industries will officially have hydrotransport pumps in service at all operating Canadian oilsands mines. This landmark project is taking place at the site of a customer who