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.
Beckum, Germany – Sichuan Yadong Cement has been relying on a 12.5 km overland conveyor from BEUMER Group in order to convey limestone from their quarry to their silo. When constructed in 2009 it was the longest belt conveying system in BEUMER history (The company installed a longer system in 2016). In a second project BEUMER installed two additional overland conveyors, with an overall length of 13.7 kilometres, transporting limestone to the cement plant. Unlike the first project, the task here was to build the conveyor across inhabited areas. Noise emission limitations set forth by the government also needed to be considered.
Hannover, Germany – Systems or devices that come into contact with sugar are manufactured in accordance with relevant standards. These ensure that the sugar remains clean throughout the entire journey from the field to the supermarket. Accordingly, these standards also apply for the ContiTech conveyor belts that transport the sugar in the import and export terminal of the international Euroports group in the port of Antwerp.
Neponset (IL), USA – Martin Engineering has supplied belt conveyor technology to 316 Mining Company to maximize the output of their gold mining operations. 316 Mining is well known from “Gold Rush”, the most popular show on the Discovery channel. The show follows the exploits of three competing mining teams as they seek to extract the most placer gold from their operations.