Category Archives: bulk solids handling Archive

Conveyor Systems for the Turkish Cement Industry – Aumund receives Orders for about 100 Machines

By F. Wittig, C. Spättmann Aumund Fördertechnik is strengthening its position in the Turkish cement market. Çimsa Cimento has recently ordered about 60 machines for its plants in Eskisehir and Niğde. Another 41 machines were ordered by Baticim for the plant in Söke. Continue reading Conveyor Systems for the Turkish Cement Industry – Aumund receives Orders for about 100 Machines

No Harm to the Environment – Pipe Conveyor ensures dust-free Transportation of Ore Concentrates

By K. Schäffler Transportadora Callao S.A., the logistics operator of a special cargo terminal in the port of Callao, Peru, relies on a Beumer Group pipe conveyor for the transportation of zinc, copper and lead concentrates of different mining companies from the warehouse to the terminal. Continue reading No Harm to the Environment – Pipe Conveyor ensures dust-free Transportation of Ore Concentrates

Maximising Coal Recovery in Open-Pit Mining – Reducing Coal-Fines-Production improves Cost Situation for Miners

By M. Adams, M. Linnemann – High levels of coal fines in the ROM material result in higher costs for washing, lower recovery, reduced workplace safety and negative impacts on the downstream processes. Knowing where these coal fines come from and optimising the procedures along the process chain can yield significant savings. Continue reading Maximising Coal Recovery in Open-Pit Mining – Reducing Coal-Fines-Production improves Cost Situation for Miners

New Life for old Rock Pit – Glenwood Pit Serves as Proving Ground for Conveyor Eqipment Manufacturer

By D. Tiernan Some years ago, bulk handling equipment manufacturer Superior Industries took over a nearby concrete manufacturer with an almost 100 year old pit for the supply of rock products. Superior used the opportunity to prepare a “showroom in operation”. Continue reading New Life for old Rock Pit – Glenwood Pit Serves as Proving Ground for Conveyor Eqipment Manufacturer

Doubling a Conveyor’s Capacity – New Drives and improved Control allow twice the Conveying Capacity

By T.-L. McIntosh – A South Korean cement facturer needed to increase the capacity of their plant. Therefore, the conveying capacity of the conveyor connecting the open pit and the cement plant needed to be doubled. This was achieved by doubling the conveyor speed, as described below. Continue reading Doubling a Conveyor’s Capacity – New Drives and improved Control allow twice the Conveying Capacity

Whipped into Shape – Concrete Mixing Plant Relieves Pressures with Silo Cleaning Service

By R. Felde – When their silo walls bulged due to increased internal stresses, which resulted from material build-up within the silo, a North American Ready Mix Concrete plant looked for a possibility to empty the silos without the need to enter them. Continue reading Whipped into Shape – Concrete Mixing Plant Relieves Pressures with Silo Cleaning Service

Conveying Ammonium Sulfate – Van Beek Screw Conveyors fit within DSM’s new Plant in Geleen

By N. Rombouts In the new state-of-the-art ammonium sulfate plant that DSM is building in Geleen there will be as many as 17 Van Beek screw conveyor systems. These conveyor systems play an important part in the production of ammonium sulfate. Continue reading Conveying Ammonium Sulfate – Van Beek Screw Conveyors fit within DSM’s new Plant in Geleen

Checking a Belts Intactness – Surface Scanner Makes Conveyor Belt Damage Visible

By A. Lewe – Belt conveyors are the lifeline of many bulk materials handling operations. Therefore, their con­tinuous availability is of paramount importance. To help operators keep their systems running, Contitech offers a variety of inspection systems that present the conveyor belts actual state. Continue reading Checking a Belts Intactness – Surface Scanner Makes Conveyor Belt Damage Visible

Puggmill Mixer Selection Guide – Pugmill Mixers and Factors that Impact their Performance

By D. Phillips Pugg mill mixerss are versatile machines for the mixing of a number of materials and often found in the cement, pottery and ceramics industries. In the following article the author presents several points to ponder when selecting one’s best fitting puggmill. Continue reading Puggmill Mixer Selection Guide – Pugmill Mixers and Factors that Impact their Performance

Grain Loading at Ukrainian Port – Unique Radial Telescopic Shiploader replaces several Gantry Cranes

By C. Donnelly A new radial telescopic shiploader was installed in an Ukranian port for the rapid loading of grain. Special features like the partially rail mounted design for parallel movement along the berth make this shiploader a unique machine. Continue reading Grain Loading at Ukrainian Port – Unique Radial Telescopic Shiploader replaces several Gantry Cranes