Innovations for underground customers include the introduction of coal cutter cables, customized MV cable that meets the latest safety standard, and optimized design standards for German hard coal mining equipment. Hard Materials The specialist hard materials company Barat Carbide acquired from Element Six the production plants in Burghaun, Germany, Wuxi in China and Springs, South Africa, plus sales operations in the UK and the U.S. These facilities enable Barat's 600 employees to produce more than 1,000 mt/y of hard metal (primarily tungsten carbide) products used for drill tools, plow and shearer picks, and tunnel boring machines, as well as for other construction and metal cutting applications.
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