Beiya Gold Mine, China 

Improving OPEX costs through higher productivity and maximized efficiency
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Beiya Gold Mine, China

Customer profile

Yunnan Gold & Mining Group Co., Ltd. 

Yunnan Gold & Mining Group Co., Ltd. engages in exploration and mining of gold. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Kunming, China.


Project information

Changing the spoil transportation from expensive diesel trucks to an efficient and flexible driven belt system

For us Siemens is a trusted partner, especially when it comes to quality. The quality of the drive system is as expected: outstanding.
Zhang Ning, Supervisor of Spoil Belt, Operation Department, ​Beiya Gold Mine, China

Customer objectives

  • Increasing of productivity​
  • Maximizing efficiency
  • ​Enhanced  reliability and availability  of complete belt equipment​



Customer value

  • Time savings per transportation from more than 1 hour down to 12 minutes​

  • OPEX savings of  1.5 USD per each and every cubic meter spoil

Main Benefits for Beiya Goldmine: 

  • Operational efficiency of integrated drive system of more than 95%​
  • Increased productivity​
  • Shortened transportation time of spoil
  • ​Cost Savings (OPEX) due to higher energy efficiency ​
  • Outstanding availability and reliability

Siemens' solution

Solution and Scope of Supply:

  • Installation of a special integrated drive system for the conveyor belt system, that meets all the requirements for torque, speed and availability in an economic way.​

  • 16 high voltage motors with gear boxes from 800 kW to 1800 kW​

  • 16 medium voltage SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180 converter systems​

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