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A new production hall is ready

Only 6 months after obtaining all necessary permits, the WAGAT company set and equipped our new production hall in Wilków. The hall was officially opened on October 31 this year. Built according to the traditional modular system, the investment has an area of 1150m2 and is equipped with two gantries - one with a lifting capacity of 20T and the other with a lifting capacity of 5T. It uses energy-saving and environmentally friendly technologies such as gas heating, recuperator or LED lighting.

Bronze medal for Mine Machines - our distributor in Zim

At this year's Mine Entra exhibition, Mine Machines, our distributor in Zimbabwe, won a bronze medal for the "Best mine supplier" stand. The presentation of the new SLP-6.2 (Low Profile 6 Ton LHD) and Mine Scout (Underground Supervision and Transport Vehicle) contributed significantly to this success. During the busy and productive 3 days the team: Rodney Tink, Ray Tink, Peter Tipler, Dave Cox, Bensen James and Tsitsi Makore put a lot of effort into making a visit to their stand a memorable experience. 

Mine Master at the first educational fair

If you ask a primary school pupil: ”Who would you like to be in the future?”, it is likely most of them would say: I do not know. Since it is easy to imagine the work of a policeman or a doctor, it is much harder to visualize the job of an operator of a drilling machine, for instance. Therefore, our company participates in an educational fairs, to show, what you can expect when you become a serviceman of a drilling machine. At this year fair we ‘employed’ a drilling guidance system simulator, which is normally used to train our service people.

Mine Master is a business leader in Zlotoryja region

We are pleased to inform you that our company was awarded a title "the Business Leader" during yesterday's gala in Zlotoryja. The award is given by the Mayor of Zlotoryja to the companies in recognition of their impact on the development of regional business. With more than 270 employees we are one of the biggest employeers in the region and we co-operate with many local firms and help them to grow.

First bolting rig Roof Master 1.8 AWK ATEX has been commissioned in Russia

The first bolting rig Roof Master 1.8 AWK ATEX, delivered to one of the salt mines in Russia has been recently transported down the shaft and prepared for operation. The whole procedure was supervised by our servicemen: Wojciech Jeżewski, Zbigniew Charytoniuk and Zigniew Serwach. Due to the conditions in the mine the rig had to be dismounted, re-assembled and commissioned underground. Also the training of the operators took place underground.

International students visit Mine Master

Today we had a great pleasure to host international students from the Summer School of Mining Engineering organised by AGH University of Technology in Cracow. The students from Chile and Rwanda had an opportunity to visit our plant, to see how the machines are built and how we test them. They also had a chance to try to operate the rig on a simulator. A two hours visit included also a presentation about Mine Master, its roots and product portfolio. 

The rig no. 1000 produced!

This week we have another occassion to celebrate - Mine Master has just produced its 1000th machine since 1993! The rig no. 1000 happens to be the Face Master 1.7L dedicated for KGHM, O/ZG Rudna mine. It is worth mentioning that since the company's roots more than 1400 rigs have been produced.

25 years passed like one day

25 years ago, on May, 25 an agreement was made between KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and BK HYDROMOOI BV, the Netherlands (owned by Boart International). The agreement established a joint venture Boart Lena Spółka z o.o. in Wilków, which later became Boart Longyear and in 2006, after managament buyout - Mine Master.

New Training Centre and Warehouse in India

A new Training Centre&Warehouse has been opened nearby the Mochia mine in India, where FM 2.3 and PM 2.3 rigs are in operation. It is the main location for spare parts distribution for Mine Master and GHH Fahrzeuge machines operating in the region as well as a place for training of the local service team. The new centre will help to maintain a very good customer service for our clients in India.

A nationwide award for the design of Roof Master 2.3 AWKR

Our designing and production team has been honoured a title of Master of Technics 2016/2017 for the design of Roof Master 2.3AWKR bolting rig. The award has a national status and is given for achievements in the field of new technologies. The RM 2.3AWKR machine is successfully working at GSES mine in Germany.