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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.