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.

Note for Intended Authors

Intending authors are invited to submit the titles of proposed papers, together with a brief synopsis of not more than 250 words outlining the aims, content and conclusions of their paper. The scope of papers may focus on any matters relating to the many facets of Bulk Materials, Storage Handling and Transportation. Papers may range from the outcomes of ongoing research through to case studies.

Accepted papers will be peer reviewed and published in the Conference Proceedings. Guidelines for pre-production of manuscripts will be distributed to authors upon acceptance of synopses.

Abstracts can be emailed to The Conference Manager
Danielle.Harris@newcastle.edu.au

A conference website has been established

www.newcastle.edu.au/icbmh-2019

Visit the website for information regarding the program, registration, fees, accommodation, venue and social activities.

Deadlines
  • Receipt of Abstracts: 30 November 2018
  • Notification of provisional acceptance: December 2018
  • Receipt of full text for review: 1 March 2019
Conference Focus

Considerable advances continue to be made in research, development, application and implementation of the technologies associated with various aspects of bulk solids storage, handling and transportation. This conference will provide a forum to review the state-of-the-art with respect to research and development and promote the exchange of ideas and experiences between researchers and practitioners.

The Conference will be of particular interest to a wide range of industries including:

  • Mining and mineral production and processing
  • Power generation
  • Chemical and petrochemical process industries
  • Agriculture and biomass production and processing
  • Energy and Environment
  • Food industry
Topic Areas

Papers are invited on the following subjects:

Storage and Handling

  • Bin, hopper, chute and stockpile design
  • Structural design aspects
  • Feeding and weighing
  • Discharge control systems
  • Heavy mobile machines
  • Conveyors and elevators
  • Blending and sampling

Transportation

  • Belt, pneumatic and hydraulic conveying
  • Road and rail transportation
  • Ship loading and unloading
  • Systems studies in handling and transportation

Energy, Resources and Environment

  • Storage, feed and transportation of biomass, agricultural and waste materials
  • Characterisation
  • Waste utilisation opportunities
  • Dust and particulate characterisation
  • Environmental factors

Related Areas

  • Characterisation of bulk solids
  • Instrumentation for bulk solids handling applications
  • Education and research in materials handling
  • Life cycle costing and maintenance of material handling systems
  • Mixing, blending and segregation
  • Materials handling challenges

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