Marietta (GA), United States – Dos Santos International is now starting up one of two DSI GPS (Gently Pressed Sandwich) high angle conveyors for the Paris Tunneling Project. DSI was awarded a contract to provide two vertical DSI GPS systems for H+E Logistik. The DSI GPS will each elevate 800 t/h of tunnel muck at a 90°angle. The Grand Paris Express is the most ambitious new subway project in the Western world. The extension is a USD 25 billion expansion of the century-old Paris Metro.
Beckum, Germany – BEUMER Group, an international leader in the manufacture of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletizing, packaging, sortation and distribution, has introduced the BEUMER Belt Position Monitoring System, an innovative, contactless technology for high-capacity bucket elevators.
Helsinki, Finland – Cargotec has signed an agreement with JCE Invest AB to establish a joint venture, Bruks Siwertell Group, specialised in dry bulk handling. The new joint venture will own Siwertell AB (previously part of Kalmar Business Area within Cargotec) and BRUKS Holding AB (previously part of JCE Group).
St. Catharines (ON), Canada – Haver & Boecker, an equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the Tyler L-Class vibrating screen for classifying wet or dry material as well as an ideal dewatering method. The compact machine is versatile and easy to maintain, with no timing belts or gears that normally need replacing.
Chicago (IL), United States – A large flour producer in the US manufactures and distributes corn flour as an ingredient in various food products. Roughly one year ago plant engineers installed three 6-inch Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyors for the transport of yellow and white corn flour. The Chain-Veys supplied by Modern Process Equipment (MPE) replaced screw conveyors and pneumatic conveyors that resulted in poor customer feedback with product being out of spec.
Rochester (NY), USA – Sweetwater Energy, a biotechnology company based in Rochester (NY), USA, and AS Graanul Invest, Europe’s largest wood pellet producer, based in Estonia, will build a commercial-scale integrated biorefinery that will produce clean cellulosic sugars and highly pure lignin from 50,000 tons of local hardwood each year.
Peoria (IL), United States – BossTek, a pioneer in atomized mist technology for dust suppression has announced an industry-leading upgrade to the company’s product warranty. Having previously set the industry standard with 3 year/3000-hour coverage, the company has increased the term to a 5 year or 5000-hour replacement warranty on the direct drive fan motor of its entire product lineup.
Rosenfeld, Germany – The conditions in underground mining can be extreme for man and machine. The Flexco Europe offers solutions that enable conveyor belt operators to improve their processes and considerably simplify maintenance and repair work in this harsh environment. At the Ugol Rossii & Mining trade fair the specialist company will also be showing the FLEXCO XP belt fasteners.
Stuttgart, Germany – Coperion’s newly developed FLUIDLIFT ecoblue® is a quality and efficiency-enhancing pneumatic conveying process for plastic pellets. According to Coperion, compared to conventional designs, the process generates much less dust and streamers, which improves the quality of the product and reduces waste. Coperion will present its new process for the first time worldwide at NPE 2018 in Orlando (FL), USA. Continue reading Coperion at NPE 2018: FLUIDLIFT ecoblue minimizes Dust and increases Efficiency of Pneumatic Conveying of Pellets
Oelde/Lengerich, Germany – HAVER & BOECKER and WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER plan to bundle their strengths by founding a new joint company in the segment of filling and palletizing. The joint company will specialize in the development and production as well as the sales and service of FFS packing plants for free- flowing, loose products until they are packed on finished pallets.