Tag Archives: mining

Altra Magnetic

$3 billion industrial-automation merger surprises Wall Street Braintree, Mass.-based Altra Industrial Motion Corp., the global manufacturer and marketer of electromechanical power transmission and motion control products, announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine Altra with four operating companies from Fortive’s Automation and Specialty platform (“Fortive A&S”) in […]

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Gould vs. Black

Another West Virginia electric motor company is suing its mining client Keep an eye out; there may be a trend developing here. For the second time in three months, a lawsuit has been filed by a West Virginia electric motor manufacturer against a mining equipment company. This one could be called “The Bounty (of Mounties) in the County”. Gould Electric […]

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Coal and Solar Call a Truce

New program in Colorado offers solar jobs to unemployed miners It’s no secret that those employed by the coal or oil and gas industries look at their counterparts in the renewable energy sector as their rivals. Now, a Colorado-based program extends an olive branch that could assuage the animosity. The idea might be hard for […]

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Motors vs. Mining Lawsuit

Huntington, WV repair & sales business suing energy company Generally, mining companies and electric motor companies are on the same side. It’s rare that they don’t share a common goal or are forced to butt heads, unless there is money involved. A West Virginia electric motor company is suing Revelation Energy LLC, a mining company, citing an alleged unpaid […]

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Mining Accident in Mississippi

Pumps, 230-ton crane crucial to dramatic rescue effort On the sixth day of recovery efforts in a disastrous Mississippi mining accident, one of the two men lost in the incident was found. While associated parties will not yet clarify whether the individual is dead or alive, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency confirmed that search and […]

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