Contacted by long standing customer GCPL, Ampcontrol supplied a 10 drive AUK5000 (AW2000) Power Centre to the PVK-5 coal mine in India. Additional equipment also included a 4 drive AUK1000 550V Motor Starter and onsite support including surface commissioning and training with Ampcontrol’s Indian Service Engineering team.
Ampcontrol was contracted to design, manufacture and deliver a central motor control unit that could operate up to four conveyor belts from a single station with full digital display and control.
In 2015/16, continuous mining mass production and longwall mining technology was introduced in Eastern Coalfields mines in Jhanjra. Since this time, Ampcontrol has provided three continuous miner operations, with a fourth in transit, Q2 2018.