Company News

Jan 21 2016

BATTERY ELECTRIC LHD’s for Underground Mining


for Underground Mining

Advantages of Battery Versus Diesel

• Instant power
• No DPM problem
• Lower noise
• Lower  operating temperature
• Less mine ventilation required
• Less machine maintenance
• No diesel fuel handling or storage
• Fully proportional traction speed and hydraulics
• Whisper pump with less noise and using less power
• Regenerative braking
• Advanced proximity ready

Nov 09 2015

Huntington West Virginia USA Service Branch


517 Virginia Ave Huntington, WV 25701
Tel: (304) 523-4700
Fax: (304) 523-4039

On July 20th, 2015 Saminco relocated its Service Branch from Lavallette, WV to Huntington, WV. With 30 staff members on site, our new Service Branch facility offers Repairs / Swap Jobs for the following key items: - Saminco controllers and accessories - Authorized Yaskawa service provider - Motor repairs - Swap and Electrical upgrades - New panel installs and panel rebuilds

Our Huntington, WV facility has a total of 36,000 square feet, with 35,000 square feet of manufacturing and production space. The new space provides both the opportunity to expand and combine our northern operations, while also improving efficiency. By combining operations we can now provide customers a more convenient and complete experience of what Saminco has to offer when they choose to visit.

Aug 17 2015

The Bluefield Coal Show 2015

Move it... 
with the latest 1000V AC VFD and control technology for Continuous Miners


  • Reduced installation costs up to 40% compared to OEM parts. 
  • Reduced motor heating by use of copper-barred rotors. 
  • Improved efficiency by reducing heat in the inverters, inside the XP enclosure, and from the trailing cable (on shuttle cars). 
  • Significantly reduced downtime by decreasing wear and tear on mechanical drivetrains. 
  • Improved bottom conditions through the use of Torque Control on traction motors.