High performance portfolio for the underground mining market

High performance portfolio for the underground mining market
We have a full range of products for use in underground mine hoisting, and have developed special underground ropes to overcome the obstacles that many mining companies face: both Koepe and drum hoists, including full-lock coil, half-lock coil, flattened-strand and multi-strand ropes for hoisting and balance ropes, including the patented cushion balance ropes.


  • High tensile strength leading to increased breaking load, the ideal solution for digging deeper
  • Support from a highly specialized technical support team, a high service degree and delivery reliability
  • Excellent ductility for optimal bending fatigue
  • Solutions for improved corrosion resistance in order to cope with the harsh environments


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    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

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    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

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    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

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    Situation Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.