For an iron ore mine in Brazil owned by Vale, Thyssenkrupp Fördertechnik is manufacturing a mobile crushing and conveying system used for excavated material. Numerous drive functions must be realised on the mobile crusher.
When the Eagle Materials Illinois Cement facility experienced a serious blockage in its 80 000 ton storage silo, the company employed an innovative pneumatic cleaning technology that was remote controlled from outside the domed structure.
At the end of December 2012, Sandvik Mining signed a Mining Systems contract with Sasol Mining (Pty) Ltd for the Shondoni Mine Materials Handling project in South Africa. The value of the contract is approximately 650 million SEK.
Metso and ZAO Russian Copper Company (RMK) have signed a contract to supply crushing, screening and grinding equipment - as well as on-site services for six years -to the first plant of the new Tominsky GOK copper concentrator in the Chelyabinskya...
Powder & Bulk Solids India 2013 will be held at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from October 9 – 11, 2013. The conference board is calling for interesting papers on urgent processing technology topics like “Energy-efficient production” and “Achieving quality certifications”. The deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2013.
The terminal operator Kinder Morgan has announced completion of a load-out hopper and four belt conveyors carrying 1500 tonnes per hour of mineral ore concentrate, complete with five transfer points that comply with the company’s “zero spill”...
Anglo American has announced that Cynthia Carroll has decided to step down as Chief Executive, with the Board’s agreement. Cynthia Carroll will remain in her post until a successor has been appointed and an appropriate transition has taken place.
ThyssenKrupp Uhde has, through its US business partner, Uhde Corporation of America, been selected by CF Industries, one of the world's leading fertiliser producers, to provide engineering and supply services for two fertiliser complexes in the USA.
Jersey based mining company Bellzone has appointed washing plant specialists CDE to design and supply a pioneering iron ore system in order to increase efficiencies in their production process. Bellzone are currently developing two extensive iron ore assets in Guinea, West Africa: Forecariah and Kalia.
In water fluoridation plants different chemicals are used, including the highly toxic silicofluorid. Bulk material handling systems for this application, including bulk bag dischargers, dust containment systems, and flexible screw conveyors, have to meet high dust control requirements.
B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd. evolved into Samson Materials Handling Ltd. as of 1st of January 2013.
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B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd. evolved into Samson Materials Handling Ltd. as of 1st of January 2013. According to the company, this progression would be a reflection of the great success Samson equipment, which has played a key role in the company’s most successful bulk materials handling projects right from the start.
Thiess has been awarded two new contracts for approx. USD 230 million with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance for construction works on the Caval Ridge Mine Project in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland.
Thomas Schulz, President of Sandvik Construction and member of the Group Executive Management, is leaving Sandvik for a position as CEO with the global engineering company Flsmidth, based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Sandwich belt high angle conveyor technology provides an economic solution for high volume steep and vertical conveying. A comparison of four alternate conveying paths shows of different heights shows the advantages of the system in terms of cost as well as land area and spatial volume.
The drive of end-users towards efficient raw-material sourcing leads to a growing number of often worldwide spread sources with varying material characteristics. Yet, new boilers, kilns or blast furnaces require a feed material quality of even increased consistency to achieve high process efficiency and product quality.
An special technique, developed by Ajax Equipment, uses a multiple stage insert system to overcome bunker flow problems, creating a more favourable approach to existing outlets and spreading the flow to previously “dead” storage areas of the bunker.