Earlier this year, IDEX Corp acquired ABEL from Hillenbrand Inc as it looked to gain further exposure to the positive displacement pump designer and manufacturer’s end markets – one of which is mining. Speaking of diaphragm pumps, ABEL’s HMQ series pumps have stood the test of time at a Latin America-based gold, silver and copper producer, helping transfer tailings over a distance of some 2,000 m for close to six years. In the lead-up to the installation in 2015, the underground silver mine had been growing production, reaching up to 2,300 t/d.
International Mining | June 2021
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