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Equipment Blog and News from the Mining, Mineral Processing, and Precious Metals Industry

SOLD: 18" wide Conveyors

Nelson Machinery sold these two 18" wide channel frame conveyors. They are currently some of the last channel conveyors we have (had) in stock.

Do you have any conveyors you want to liquidate? Call or email and let us sell them for you!

Nov 29, 2017


(15) DTH Down The Hole Button Bits

We just received a lot of 15 UNUSED surplus button bits. Ranging in size from 6.5" to 10", these Brunner and Mission DTH button bits are in stock now. Click the link to see the list and request your quote.

Nov 22, 2017


Nelson Machinery continues to add quality equipment to our inventory. This latest batch includes a ball mill, cone crusher, jaw crusher, many flotation cells, and numerous other items.

Click the photo or the button to see the list and get more details or request a quote on individual items.

Nov 21, 2017

Remembrance Day 2017

Public Holiday Office Closure
Our offices will be closed Monday, November 13th for the Remembrance Day public holiday in Canada.

Remembrance Day is Saturday, November 11th, and at 11 AM two minutes of silence are observed to honour and remember fallen soldiers.
We use this exercise as a way to remember the atrocities of war, so that they can be avoided in the future.
Share your Remembrance Day thoughts with us on Facebook and Twitter

Nov 11, 2017


Nelson Machinery and our staff wish you and your families a fun and safe halloween.

We want to hear about and see your creative (and appropriate) costumes. Join us on Facebook and Twitter and share photos and stories.

Oct 31, 2017

SOLD: Larox PF48 Filter

Nelson Machinery sold ONE of the TWO filters we acquired in late 2016. These Outotec Larox PF48 pressure filters have a filtration area of 72 sq. m with (12) stainless steel plates, and are expandable to 96 sq. m.

We still have one filter available for sale, and there has been considerable interest in it also. Click below for specs and request your formal quote.

Oct 26, 2017


We just added many pieces of laboratory and pilot equipment to our inventory, including:

- Vorti-SIV 15 inch Sieve Screener
- Tyler Ro-Tap RX-30 Sieve Shaker
- Black Gold Magnetic Separator
- 12 KW Diesel Generator
- Gold Machine model 10 Trommel

- And many more ...

Oct 24, 2017

SOLD: 2' X 4' Deister Table

Nelson Machinery sold this Deister lab concentrating table to one of our good customers.

We sold it within 6 months!
Need a concentrating table? Get one now before the next one sells.
Have one to sell? Call us today

Oct 20, 2017

SOLD: 36" X 14' Trommel Plant

Nelson Machinery sold this trommel plant to a good customer in the USA.

Sep 12, 2017


Here is some equipment we just added to our inventory!
30" Knelson concentrator with manual discharge
42" Pan American duplex jig
Portable screen plant with 32" X 11' belt feeder and 3' X 8' triple-deck screen

Sep 5, 2017

SOLD: 10" Marcy Gy-Roll

Nelson Machinery sold the Marcy Gy-Roll 10" cone crusher and shipped it to one of our good customers in the United States.

Aug 15, 2017


Attention placer miners!
Nelson Machinery now has in our inventory a Knelson Prospecting Trailer with a concentrator (model MD7.5), screen (model VS7.5), generator and more.
We also have a Gold Genie Miner 18" wheel and a Lortone QT12 tumbler.

Jul 20, 2017

SOLD: Bruker XRF Analyzer

In less than 3 months, Nelson Machinery sold a Bruker S1 TurboSD handheld XFR analyzer for a good client.
We're glad to help find a good home for surplus equipment!

Jul 20, 2017

SOLD: 30" X 15' Belt Feeder

Nelson Machinery sold this belt feeder with 9' X 9' hopper and 30" wide X 15' long inclined conveyor for our customer right here in BC Canada.

Jul 19, 2017

SOLD: 30" X 41" Magnetic Separator

Nelson Machinery sold this 30" diameter X 41" magnet width Stearns magnetic drum separator and shipped it to our customer in the USA.

Jul 19, 2017


We added the following 12"/8" Goldfield duplex jig and portable gold plant to our inventory today.
Check them out, and contact us if they are of interest or if we can help you source something else.

Jul 18, 2017


Nelson Machinery has just brought into our inventory a Knelson concentrator and one of our own Atlas laboratory jaw crushers.

Jul 18, 2017

SOLD: Dorr Oliver Thickener Gears

Nelson Machinery sold both of these NEW gears (60" ID X 6" face) for a Dorr Oliver thickener to our customer in the USA.

Jul 18, 2017


Nelson Machinery & Equipment Ltd. is pleased to announce we have launched our official YouTube channel!

You can find videos of equipment we have for sale, as well as equipment that we've already sold. More equipment videos will be published regularly as we add new equipment to our inventory and as we take additional videos of our current inventory.

Subscribe and enable all notifications (click on the bell icon) to see videos as soon as they are published.

Jul 17, 2017

SOLD: Szegvari Attritor

Nelson Machinery sold the Szegvari Attritor Mill System to a customer in the Eastern United States. We sold this as a consignment item for one of our good clients.

Jul 11, 2017


The Red Cross is supporting the province of British Columbia and local authorities in providing assistance to those affected by the wildfires.
We support the Red Cross in their efforts. Click the link below if you wish to as well.

Jul 10, 2017


British Columbia has declared a state of emergency, with over 100 wildfires burning.
The fire in the Ashcroft and Cache Creek region grew from 700 to 4000 hectares in about 4 hours and many families have been evacuated.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted and their families. Some homes have already been lost, but everyone has been evacuated safely as far as we know.
We are thankful for the brave firefighters and all emergency services personnel. They unselfishly leave their families and put themselves in potentially dangerous situations. We pray for their safety.

Jul 8, 2017


Our package of New Surplus Warman Pumps is selling quickly. Check the updated listing to see which pumps remain available.

Jul 5, 2017

SOLD: 4.5' X 20' Ball Mill

Nelson Machinery sold this 4.5' dia X 20' long Denver ball mill. It is being refurbished and will be shipped to a project in Mexico.

Jul 4, 2017

On July 1, 2017 Canada turns 150!

Monday July 3 is a public holiday and Nelson Machinery's offices will be closed. We will re-open Tuesday July 4 at 8 AM for all your equipment needs.

Nelson Machinery & Equipment Ltd. is proud to be celebrating 25 years in 2017.
Subscribe to our mailing list to stay up to date and be the first to know about new equipment when it arrives. Also, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.

Jun 30, 2017

SOLD: 18" X 36" Ball Mill

Nelson Machinery sold the 18" dia X 36" ball mill mounted on operating frame, with feed and discharge.

Jun 28, 2017

SOLD: Spiral Concentrator

Nelson Machinery sold the single-start 7-turn model MG4C spiral concentrator with 26" dia poly bowls.

Jun 13, 2017

SOLD: 18" X 12" Drum Filter

Nelson Machinery sold the 18" dia X 12" Eimco drum filter package. We had this in our Consignment Inventory for less than a year.

Jun 13, 2017

SOLD: Holman 3000 Concentrating Table

Nelson Machinery sold this concentrating table for one of our consignment clients.
It was in our inventory for less than two months! See what we have available for concentrating tables and request a quote today.

Jun 19, 2017

10" Marcy Gy-Roll Crusher

Gy-Roll crushers are popular, we know it and so do you.
Request a quote before this one is sold.

Jun 16, 2017

UPDATE: Anniversary Photos Uploaded

Photos from our 25-year company anniversary celebration at Britannia Mine Museum have been uploaded to Facebook.
Like our page and follow us so you don't miss any photos or equipment updates.

Jun 13, 2017

SOLD: REMco 5500 Sandmax VSI

Nelson Machinery sold this vertical shaft impactor for one of our good clients.

Jun 6, 2017

ANNIVERSARY: Celebrating 25 years

Nelson Machinery is celebrating our 25 Year Anniversary on August 1st!
We are going to Britannia Mine Museum with our staff and their families this weekend. It will be exciting to explore some mining history while celebrating our own history.

Mining has changed a lot and so has the equipment we supply, but our commitment to service is one thing that will never change!

Share your favourite photos and stories with us on Social Media
Facebook: @NelsonMachinery
Twitter: @NelsonMachine

Jun 5, 2017

SOLD: 700 GPM Carbon Columns Package

Nelson Machinery sold this package of carbon absorption columns.
The package is in transit to its new home in Central America

Jun 2,2017

SOLD: 24" X 21' Belt Feeder

Nelson Machinery sold this Belt Feeder on consignment for one of our good clients
complete with Feed Hopper and 24" wide X 21' long Conveyor

May 31, 2017

Public Holiday Hours

Our offices will be closed Monday, May 22 for the Victoria Day public holiday in Canada.
Please contact us on our website for the quickest reply

Fri, May 19: 8:00am - 5:00pm (pacific time)
Sat, May 20: Closed
Sun, May 21: Closed
Mon, May 22: Closed
Tue, May 23: 8:00am - 5:00pm (pacific time)

May 19, 2017

SOLD: Enviro Fuel Tank

Nelson Machinery sold the 13,650 litre Enviro Fuel Tank on consignment for one of our good clients

May 17, 2017

Auction Notice

Nelson Machinery will auction two (2) 1.5-ton Atlas battery locomotives

Start Date: Thursday, May 25 12:00pm noon (pacific time)
End Date: Friday, May 26 12:00pm noon (pacific time)

May 17, 2017

SOLD: 2-Deck Screener

Nelson Machinery sold this 60" dia Midwestern 2-deck circular vibrating screen

May 12, 2017

SOLD: Pickup Truck Utility Box

Nelson Machinery sold an 8' utility box for a pickup truck on consignment for one of our good clients

May 11, 2017

Falcon Test Concentrator

Nelson Machinery can supply this Falcon L40 semi-batch concentrator complete with two bowls, 1 wet and 1 dry fines.

May 3, 2017

Bruker Handheld XRF

Nelson Machinery offers for sale one Bruker S1 TurboSD handheld XRF analyzer complete with GPS kit and carrying case.

May 3, 2017


Both of the Outotec Larox PF48 Pressure Filters have been removed and stored indoors.

Apr 28, 2017


Nelson Machinery added five (5) 4" Flygt 30 HP pumps and one (1) 8" Flygt 90 HP pump.
These are located at our Branch Office and are available for immediate purchase.

Apr 28, 2017