thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru

Essen, Germany The thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area recently won a contract to supply a material handling system for Anglo American’s new Quellaveco copper mine in the Moquegua region of Peru. As part of the contract, thyssenkrupp will supply a 4,700 m long, 1,830 mm wide high-capacity overland conveyor featuring dual 5.5 MW gearless drives operating at a design tonnage of nearly 11,000 tons per hour. Continue reading thyssenkrupp to deliver Gearless Drive Overland Conveyor to Quellaveco Copper Mine, Peru

Dunlop Conveyor Belting: Conveying Biomass – the Safety and critical Importance of Conveyor Belt Technology

Drachten, Netherlands – For a great many reasons, the conveyor belts used to convey coal or other bulk materials are highly unlikely to be suitable for carrying biomass. Sadly some very expensive lessons are already being learnt. Here Les Williams of Dunlop Conveyor Belting discusses the essential and very specific characteristics that biomass-carrying belts must have in order to perform safely and efficiently. Continue reading Dunlop Conveyor Belting: Conveying Biomass – the Safety and critical Importance of Conveyor Belt Technology

igus: Reliable Energy Supply for Bulk Handling Equipment in the tough Environment of Alumina Production

Cologne, Germany  During mining and subsequent storage of bauxite, a sedimentary rock for the production of aluminium oxide, a lot of dust is thrown up, which is a major challenge especially for the moving machine parts of the conveyor units. For this reason, Aluminium Oxid Stade GmbH (AOS), one of the major German alumina producers, decided to use energy chains from motion plastics specialist igus. For several years now, they have reliably supplied conveyor units and stockpiling equipment with energy, data and media.

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BEUMER Group at Powtech 2019: Secure Packaging

Beckum, GermanyBEUMER Group will exhibit its expertise as a system provider for complete high-capacity packaging lines at Powtech 2019 in Nuremberg from April 9 – 11, Hall 1, Stand 627. BEUMER Group optimizes the performance of each machine, its components and the high-level controls to ensure high throughput of the lines for (petro)chemical products and building materials. Continue reading BEUMER Group at Powtech 2019: Secure Packaging

Fritsch: Fast Analysis of Particle Shape and Size of Powders, Bulk Solids, Suspensions and Emulsions

Idar-Oberstein, Germany – The FRITSCH Analysette 28 ImageSizer for dry and wet measurement is an ideal particle sizer for all applications that require accurate and reproducible measuring results for both particle shape and size. The optical process of Dynamic Image Analysis provides results for a wide measuring range, delivers multiple shape parameters and evaluation possibilities for particle size.  Continue reading Fritsch: Fast Analysis of Particle Shape and Size of Powders, Bulk Solids, Suspensions and Emulsions

Sick extends LMS Bulkscan non-Contact Belt Measurement to more Users

Waldkirch, Germany – SICK has extended its LMS Bulkscan laser scanner offering, so that more users can benefit from non-contact, continuous measurement of volume and mass throughput of bulk materials on conveyor belts. The SICK LMS111 Bulkscan provides highly-accurate, delay-free volume and mass flow measurements to maximise throughput of a wide range of bulk materials including waste, crops, fertilisers, building materials and food ingredients. Continue reading Sick extends LMS Bulkscan non-Contact Belt Measurement to more Users

New Innovations boost Tarmac Rail Freight Capabilities

Solihull, UK – Tarmac has enhanced its rail freight capabilities with a series of new innovations as part of an ongoing commitment to productivity and supporting delivery of the UK’s infrastructure ambitions. The UK building materials and construction solutions business has become the first in the UK to install a Liebherr LH80C ‘Supergrab’ Gantry Materials Handler. Continue reading New Innovations boost Tarmac Rail Freight Capabilities

Minebea Intec: Analogue and Digital – new and upgraded Load Cell for Dosing and Weighing

Hamburg, GermanyMinebea Intec is offering a new, innovative enhancement to its successful load cell PR 6201: The load cell Inteco is available now and provides customers from various industries with a significantly extended range of possibilities – from simple fill quantity control to high-precision weighing of even the heaviest silos and containers. Continue reading Minebea Intec: Analogue and Digital – new and upgraded Load Cell for Dosing and Weighing

Haver & Boecker at Powtech 2019: Packaging as a Key Factor of Success

Oelde, Germany – The Haver & Boecker Machinery Division will be exhibiting at this year’s Powtech from April 9-11 under the motto ‘Perfect Flow for our blue planet’. The focus is on the question of sustainability and resource conservation. The packaging specialist from Oelde is presenting itself together with Haver & Boecker Wire Weaving, and Behn + Bates – the experts for food packaging.

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Ava Group and Mining3 sign Contract for Development and Deployment of new Conveyor Monitoring System

Melbourne (VIC), Australia – Ava Group, a risk management services and technology company, has announced the signing of a development and commercialisation agreement with Mining3, a mining technology group. The contract will facilitate the launch of an innovative predictive asset monitoring solution from Future Fibre Technologies (FFT), an Ava Group company, set to revolutionise the monitoring of conveyors used in mining and other industries. Continue reading Ava Group and Mining3 sign Contract for Development and Deployment of new Conveyor Monitoring System

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