Martin Engineering: Conveyor Upgrades improve Efficiency, Material Containment and Safety

Neponset (IL), United States The Coffeyville Resources Nitrogen Fertilizer plant in Kansas has adopted innovative belt cleaning, alignment and modular chute technology to resolve tracking, spillage and dust problems on two conveyors transporting petroleum coke (petcoke).  Martin Engineering redesigned the system with belt stabilization and chute sealing technology, sensitive belt tracking equipment and heavy-duty primary and secondary belt cleaners. 

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Dos Santos International starts up additional Sandwich Conveyor for Paris Tunneling Project

Marietta (GA), United States Dos Santos International (DSI) has started up the second DSI GPS (Gently Pressed Sandwich) high angle conveyor for the Paris Tunneling Project.  DSI was awarded a contract to provide two vertical DSI GPS systems for H+E Logistik. A particular challenge of this project was the requirement to provide a versatile system that will be reusable in future projects. Continue reading Dos Santos International starts up additional Sandwich Conveyor for Paris Tunneling Project

Munson Machinery: High Capacity Screen Classifying Cutter handles Infeed to 1830 mm

Utica (NY), United States A new Screen Classifying Cutter with 1830 mm infeed and 457 mm overall diameter rotor manufactured by Munson Machinery reduces fibreglass, gypsum, metal scrap and other large abrasive materials at high rates.

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ICBMH 2019 Call for Papers: 13th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling & Transportation

Newcastle (QLD), Australia – During 9-11 July 2019, the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling (ASBSH) will hold its 13th  International Conference on Bulk Materials Handling (ICBMH) in Surfers Paradise Gold Cost (QLD), Australia. Authors are invited to submit the abstracts of proposed papers until  30 November 2018.

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Bulk Solids Innovation Center: Introduction to Particle Technology – Course on the Flow and Conveying of Bulk Solids

Salina (KS), United States  This comprehensive course offered by the K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center covers various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical exercises. Course content will help an employee better understand bulk solids handling, storage, and flow behavior to enhance their comfort level and ability to problem solve when working with bulk solids.

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Poeth: largest ATEX-compliant Z-Conveyor ever for Beer Producer in Algeria

Tegelen, Netherlands One of the largest beer brewers in the world is investing substantially in Algiers where beer consumption is increasing at a rate of 10% a year. The company recently installed a completely new silo system at its newly acquired brewery near Algiers. Poeth Solids Processing from Tegelen in the Netherlands delivered the largest and highest ATEX-compliant Z-Conveyor ever as part of this project.

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Vortex acquired Metal Fabrication and Manufacturing Company Kasa Fab

Salina (KS), United States Vortex has announced the acquisition of Kasa Fab, a leading custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company. Located in Salina, Kansas, USA, Kasa Fab was a division of Kasa Companies, which includes Kasa Controls & Automation, IntelliFinishing, and Kasa Anlagen.

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Metso expands Foundry Capacity to meet growing Demand for Wear Parts in Mining and Aggregates

Helsinki, Finland Metso is investing in the development of its foundry capacity in Vadodara, India. The initial investment includes the acquisition of the property and foundry assets of a privately-owned foundry project, Mega Cast. Metso expects to invest a total of approx. EUR 25 million to purchase the assets and to develop the foundry by 2020.

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Sterling Systems & Controls: Hand Prompt Batching Station

Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has announced the availability of a new line of Semi-Automatic Hand Prompt Batching Stations with custom designed automation software to meet the specific requirements of each customer. The Hand Prompt Batching Station serves a wide range of industrial applications where the negative effects of time consuming and problematic manual batching needs to be eliminated.

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BinMaster: 80 GHz Non-Contact Radar is Class II Certified

Lincoln (NE), United States The simple-to-install 1-1/2” NPT BinMaster NCR-80 non-contact radar now offers optional Class II certifications for hazardous locations. This 80 GHz sensor focuses its powerful signal in a narrow 4° beam to penetrate dust and accurately measure solids in silos up to 80 feet tall.

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