Tiefenbach Control Systems GmbH is Germany’s leading designer and manufacturer of roof support electro-hydraulic controls.

Since Tiefenbach commenced offering this product to export markets the number of installations continues to grow, with Longwall faces using Tiefenbach automatic control in now operating in Australia, USA, UK, China, Russia, Poland and other and Eastern European mining regions.

Over the past 12 months, Tiefenbach has undergone an automation upgrade to take into account the direction the Longwall industry is taking globally. This upgrade has seen the enhancement of the software to enable the Longwall system to be remote mined from any point where a suitable ethernet connections is available.

Cameras, proximity detection, valve monitoring all form part of the necessary requirements for remote mining. All of these features are now available from Tiefenbach and are ready for your Australian Longwall application.

Tiefenbach has subsidiaries and distributors in 15 countries on five continents.

They offer all system components required for the control of modern powered roof supports. There is a wide variety of components available for ensuring the optimum use of the longwall technology underground. Certified to EN DIN ISO 9001: 2015 as one of the first companies in the sector to achieve this. ATEX / IECEx and many other certifications to ensure safety. The proven quality of Tiefenbach equipment in Australia at Carborough Downs, Caledon Cook Colliery, Chain Valley, Newlands Underground. Equipment is approved according to IECEx and MDG 41.