Contact Information

Canada

Head Office
Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc.
129 Fielding Road
Sudbury, ON P3Y 1L7
Toll Free: 1-844-288-0450
Fax: 1-705-682-2144

United States

Regional Office
Rail-Veyor Tech Center
901 West Sharon Avenue,
Unit No. 11
Houghton, MI 49931
Toll Free: 1-844-288-0450

INTRODUCTION

The remarkable energy efficiency of the Railveyor system is a direct result of a design that incorporates multiple cutting edge technologies into a material transport solution engineered for the mine of the future.


When the basic concept of Railveyor was first considered back in the mid-20th century, the needed mechanical equipment and computer software were not advanced enough to create a viable solution. The pressure to move away from fossil fuel burning diesel trucks and infrastructure-intensive conveyors was less than compelling. Now well into the 21st century, all of that has changed.

The Railveyor system promises and delivers dramatically better results in terms of emissions and profitability when compared to competing haulage solutions. We achieve these results by integrating industry-leading automation software with modern electric drive stations, easily-relocated light rail infrastructure, lightweight cars and more. To understand how the Railveyor system works, take a typical material handling journey with us – from ore body to discharge loop.

Loading

Loading


Railveyor can be loaded by several different methods, including a simple overhead hopper or chute, a pan feeder or a discharge conveyor. Railveyor’s TrulyAutonomous system can sense adequate load weight for transport and dispatch a Train to collect the payload. The system matches the Train speed to the loading rate to optimize material flow.

The Railveyor system currently has integrations with several industry-leading brands of feeders and loaders and we can tailor our system software to integrate with nearly any equipment you may already own.

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Tracks

Tracks


A typical Railveyor installation features a 37.875 inch / 962mm gauge track installed on stamped steel rail ties. Tracks and ties can be installed on a lightly ballasted substrate, unlike conveyors which require concrete foundations. This lightweight infrastructure may be relocated by a small crew in a matter of hours – meaning the Railveyor system is far more flexible than other material handling solutions.

Rail Cars

Rail Cars


A Railveyor Train is made of any number of individual U-shaped steel Rail Cars, which are connected to each other with steel clevis assemblies and flexible flaps that prevent material leakage. The Rail Cars ride on steel wheels with heavy duty automotive bearings. A lead car, with four wheels instead of two, is placed at the head of each train and is equipped with safety signals.

Trains

Trains


A Railveyor Train requires minimal clearance, able to travel through existing tunnels and drifts. Trains may be as long as your application requires and can reliably handle grades of up to 30% – potentially even more based on your material type and quality. Trains may also handle curves with a radius as tight as 100 feet (30m).

Stations

Drive Stations


Railveyor’s Drive Stations are two horizontally oriented wheels driven by electric motors that propel the Train by making contact with its side plates. Also able to be installed on lightly ballasted substrate, the Drive Stations are activated by the system at the precise time a Train approaches, saving energy. When the Train returns on a decline, energy is regenerated by the Drive Stations.

Loop

McCall Discharge Loop


Perhaps the most eye-catching feature of the typical Railveyor system is the Discharge Loop, which inverts the Train and dumps the payload material. The Train may then return to the load point. Discharge Loops may be in a fixed position or be constructed for easy relocation, they may offload to truck haulage or feed stacking equipment.

Configurations

Configurations


— Loop
— Shuttle with Bypass Sidings
— Shuttle

Software

Automation & Software


Railveyor’s TrulyAutonomous system is fully automated by our sophisticated, industry-leading software.

  • Dispatches trains to collect materials only when needed
  • Activates drive stations with timing down to the millisecond
  • Controls tramming speed intelligently at every track segment
  • Ensures safety with multiple alert levels
  • 24/7 operation with no dedicated operator required
  • Cloud-based remote monitoring, control and system updates
  • Tablet and mobile device friendly software interface

How Can We Help You

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Canada

Head Office
Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc.
129 Fielding Road
Sudbury, ON P3Y 1L7
Toll Free: 1-844-288-0450
Fax: 1-705-682-2144

United States

Regional Office
Rail-Veyor Tech Center
901 West Sharon Avenue,
Unit No. 11
Houghton, MI 49931
Toll Free: 1-844-288-0450