Braeside (VIC), Australia – Kinder Australia’s Conveyor Belt Tracking Solution, K-Commander® Self Centring Idler is designed to promote correct conveyor belt alignment for single and reversing conveyor belt applications. The unique engineered action of the central ball and socket link, enclosed in the rubber covered steel tube, delivers the belt to run true.
Braeside (VIC), Australia – Timely and efficient material transport from one conveyor belt to the other — with minimum spillage and maintaining the structural integrity of the conveyor belt — is crucial for the long-term viability of any bulk handling operation. By accurately identifying, evaluating and optimizing existing belt loading, transshipment facilities can reduce many unpleasant problems on site and address the safety issues of dust emissions.
Somerset (NJ), USA – BEUMER Corporation’s Conveying and Loading Division has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a nearly four-mile overland conveying system at Knight Hawk Coal’s Prairie Eagle Mine in Illinois. The curved trough overland conveyor system will carry coal from Knight Hawk’s new underground mine portal to its main coal preparation plant at Prairie Eagle.
Bad Homburg, Germany – Thanks to a product offensive launched in recent months, RINGSPANN now has an almost complete range of industrial brakes. Above all, the large selection of electro-hydraulic drum and disc brakes with their possibilities for customer-oriented optimization set global standards, the company says. These brakes are primarily used in the drive and safety systems of lifting and conveying systems in the mining industry and container logistics as well as crane construction and marine technology.
Mansfield, UK – Martin Engineering has expanded its UK and Scandinavian operations, allowing it to offer wider service, faster equipment delivery and extensive employee training to customers. Martin Engineering’s new facility located near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire includes a new office, training centre, production area and warehouse.
Kalinga Nagar (Odisha), India – Martin Engineering has helped one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world to train new staff on conveyor operations and safety at one of the company’s newest facilities. After expanding the existing plant, Tata Steel Ltd. constructed a dedicated training facility and invited Martin Engineering to spearhead the equipment and safety curriculum using its popular Foundations reference book series, which focuses on productivity and safety.
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.
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.
Marietta (GA), United States – Dos Santos International announced the award of a patent and first order for the newest development in sandwich belt conveying technology. The DSI Adder Snake (US Patent number 9,815,627) was awarded on November 14, 2017. A particular shiploading application garnered the first order for the newly patented DSI Adder Snake for Yara Sluiskil in the Netherlands.
Clermont-Ferrand, France & Hessle, United Kingdom – On March 19, 2018, Michelin announced that it intends to acquire Fenner PLC. Headquartered in Hessle, United Kingdom, Fenner is a global leader in reinforced polymer technology with 2017 annual revenues of GBP 655 million (approx. USD 920 million). It provides conveyor belt solutions and reinforced polymer products for the mining and general industrial markets.