Media and Photo Gallery
MagPipe Manufacturing Building:  Newly constructed 100m x 40m building to manufacture the MagPipe 1-km pre-production system and first commercial systems in 2010. (Nov 2009)
Interior view of the first MagPipe manufacturing building. (Nov 2009)
MagPipe demonstration system constructed in July 2009 relocated to the manufacturing building and will be used for continued testing and development.  Dr. Bruce Montgomery, Mr. Binson Du, and Mr. Liu DeQiong seen inspecting the system.  (Nov 2009)
MagPipe demonstration system constructed in July 2009 relocated to the manufacturing building. (Nov 2009)
MagPipe Demonstration System:  Motor module mounted in bottom of pipe section. (June 2009)
MagPipe Demonstration System:  Capsule shown suspended from overhead rail in exposed section of system. (June 2009)
MagPipe Demonstration System:  Motor mounted inside pipe modules with exposed section for capsule performance monitoring. (June 2009)
MagPipe Demonstration System:  80 m test loop constructed on side of engineering facilities.  Test loop continues inside building to engage power and control system components.

(June 2009)

Linear Synchronous Motor Module. Shown with cover plate. (January 2009)
Wheel Wear Test Stand complete and installed at MagPipe IM Baotou facility.  (January 2009)
Completed capsule set for the Baotou demonstration system. (October 2008)
Artist Conception of 32 Acre MagPipe Test and Production Facility in Baotou, Inner Mongolia.
Foundation construction of Control Room and first production building in Baotou, Inner Mongolia.  (October 2008)
IM Magplane Pipeline JV site in Baotou.  Building construction scheduled to begin in October 2008.
MagPipe wheel-wear test stand at First Machinery.  Wheel-wear and other long-life component testing to be completed by Spring 2009.
IM Magplane Pipeline Joint Venture Offices

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IM Magplane Pipeline in Inner Mongolia, China, May 2008

(Left) Mr. Larry Roderick -- CEO, Magplane Technology, Inc.

(Right) Mr. Bing Yao -- Vice General Manager of the Joint Venture operations in Baotou Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia Joint Venture Team, May 2008

Front row from left to right:

Mr. Bing Yao -- Vice General Manager of the Joint Venture operations in Baotou Inner Mongolia

Mr. Liu Deqiang -- Chairman and General Manager, Beijing Farthest Technology Coroporation

Mr. Larry Roderick -- CEO, Magplane Technology, Inc.

Mr. Binson Du -- VP China, Magplane Technology, Inc.

Back row from left: Lily Lee, Admin Assistant; Zhe Liu, Admin Assistant; Hongwei Yang, Engineer-in-Charge; Haojun Lee, Civil Engineer; Ellen Lee, Manager of Admin/HR Dept; Delian Chu, Accountant; Kun Yang, Bookkeeper; Andy Ji, Vice Director of GM Affair Office; Huamao Wu, Engineer

Signing ceremony in Baotou, Inner Mongolia. 18 Sept 2007

Front table from left to right:

Madame Yang, Dr. Bruce Montgomery, Mr. Liu Deqiang


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Inner Mongolia, April 2007

From left to right:

Bruce Montgomery, Larry Roderick, Jason Mill

Terrain and road conditions in Inner Mongolia mining areas. Roads are difficult to build and maintain in soft, sandy conditions.
Common small coal trucks servicing lower capacity mines in Inner Mongolia.
Inner Mongolia.  Large coal trucks typically used to service large, modern mines.  MagPipe will replace trucking operations to reduce transportation cost and reduce pollution from diesel fuel.
Large coal transfer station in Erdos, Inner Mongolia handling 30 million tonnes of coal annually.  Total production of coal in Inner Mongolia was 450 million tonnes in 2007.
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