Martin Engineering: Conveyor Equipment Manufacturer uses unique Strategy to Control Dust Emissions

Neponset (IL), United States Martin Engineering has helped mitigate dust emissions at the underground limestone mine of a cement production plant by implementing an innovative transfer point solution.  Using a specially-designed dust control unit (DCU) to spray a surfactant onto both sides of the cargo stream during transfer onto the main conveyor, Martin Engineering was able to help Continental Cement Company, LLC, suppress fugitive dust both along the underground belt path and during discharge at the outdoor storage yard. 

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Loesche: Kohat Cement orders four Vertical Roller Mills

Düsseldorf, Germany Pakistani Kohat Cement Company Ltd. has recently ordered as many as four vertical roller mills (VRM) from LOESCHE in order to expand their cement plant in Kohat, 160 km west of the capital city of Islamabad.

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Bedeschi wins major Equipment Order for Grain Terminal at the Port of Chornomorsk

Limena, Italy Bedeschi has won a contract for the Delivery of two ship loaders and associated equipment from Kernel LLC for a new grain terminal at the Marine Trade Port of Chornomorsk, Ukraine. The Port of Chornomorsk, which is located on the north-western shore of Black Sea and to the south-west from Odessa, will benefit from the new grain terminal in 2018.

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Russell Finex: Compact Sieve used for Screening of Marble Powder during Tanker Loading

Mechelen, Belgium – Francis Flower, a specialist in minerals management, storage and processing,  applies vibratory sieve from Russel Finex for check-screening marble powder during bulk loading of delivery tankers from loading silos. The screeners used are less than half the height of a traditional sieving machine, and a wide range of sizes and customizations are available to meet specific requirements. Continue reading Russell Finex: Compact Sieve used for Screening of Marble Powder during Tanker Loading

BinMaster: SmartBob Level Sensor measures Solids and Powder Levels automatically

Lincoln (NE), United States The BinMaster SmartBob level sensor measures solids and powder levels automatically in bins, tanks, and silos. Inventory management programs, wireless communications, and display consoles simplify data monitoring from a desktop, tablet, or phone.

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BossTek: Busy Port uses Dust Control Cannon for Handling & Storage of Commodities

Peoria (IL), United States A leader in dust control solutions has helped a port located along the Hudson River control fugitive particle emissions at the dock and in the industrial park using atomized mist technology.  The Port of Coeymans employs two DustBoss® DB-60™ atomized mist cannons from BossTek® for dust suppression in a variety of activities​ and applications. 

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Fluor awarded Contract by BHP for largest Iron Ore Processing Facility ever built in Western Australia

Irving (TX), United States On August 2, 2018, Fluor Corporation announced that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July.  The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia.

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Metso wins a Pellet Plant Equipment Order from JSW Steel in India

Helsinki, Finland Metso has won a significant order to deliver a pellet plant, including grinding, filtration and a pyro-processing pellet plant to a large-scale steel operation of JSW Steel Ltd. in India. This new order is Metso’s largest global pellet plant delivery, and the single largest installation for Metso 2040-60 Vertical Plate Pressure Filters VPA, which are used in heavy-duty dewatering applications.

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EDEM: Simulation of the Powder Raking Process in Additive Manufacturing

Edinburgh, United Kingdom This simulation models over 8 million particles of less than 0.3mm in size. Large amounts of tiny particles are common in Additive Manufacturing applications. This video shows powder raking and how EDEM tools can be used to analyze voidage, particle orientation and number of contacts at different time steps. Similar simulations can guide the design and optimization of the powder rake and its speed.

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Munson Machinery: Paddle Blender with Choppers intensifies Shear

Utica (NY), United States A new Munson Machinery Paddle Blender equipped with four high-speed choppers provides added shear to break lumps and/or disperse dry bulk solids, pastes, slurries and emulsions containing agglomerates during blending.  It handles free- and non-free-flowing materials that are dry, moist, oily or paste-like in batches up to 5.7 m3. 

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