B. Surender Mohan, CMD NLC Commissioned the Specialized Mining Equipment

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By Sarkaritel November 27, 2014 10:30

B. Surender Mohan, CMD NLC Commissioned the  Specialized Mining Equipment


Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited has successfully overhauled a Bucket Wheel Excavator which has been in service in Mine-I for the past 36 years. B. Surender Mohan, CMD NLC, commissioned the machinery at the Specialized Mining Equipment (SME) Erection Yard of Mine-I.

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The 1400 Ltr. Bucket Wheel Excavator 1355(BWE), supplied by O&K Orenstein & Koppel, Germany was commissioned in Mine I on 28.08.1978 .The BWE had completed 36 years of life with 1,68,000 total working hours in the excavation of overburden.

Earlier, the machine was rejuvenated after working 1, 24,000 hrs, and this major haul work has been taken after 44 000 running Hours.

To extend the life of the machinery further, the major overhaul programme was taken at a cost of 19.29 crores. During overhaul the BWE parts were strengthened and replaced as required.

In a simple function held at the SME Erection Yard of Mine-I B.Surender Mohan, CMD NLC commissioned the machinery in the presence of Rakesh Kumar, Director (Finance), S. Rajagopal, Director (Power), S.Boopathy, Director(Planning&Projects),and Subir Das, Director(Mines) of NLC Limited.

The event was witnessed by C. Senthamizhselvan, N. Illamparuthi, Executive Directors, Syed Abdul Fatakq Khalad, CGM/Mine-I & IA, Senior Officials, employees, Representatives of Trade Unions and Associations.

The reconditioned machinery is expected to work further 15 years with rated capacity to enhance production efficiency.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel November 27, 2014 10:30