Neponset (IL), United States – Since most Conveyor Injuries occur during Routine Maintenance or Cleaning, the Control of fugitive Materials is one of the most important Factors to reduce Hazards and prevent Injuries. In this article Martin Engineering explains how, in a properly-engineered transfer point, each component is employed to maximize its specific function and contain dust and fines, while at the same time offering workers easy access for maintenance. Continue reading Conveyor Transfer Point Design: Material Containment for Safety & Efficiency
Bjuv, Sweden – With the first installation of its new, modular conveyor system in Indonesia at a coal intake terminal in Cilegon, operated by industrial chemical producer, Asahimas Chemical, Siwertell shows that innovation is a welcome aspect of the bulk handling industry. Used to transfer bulk cargoes from unloaders to depot, this modularised version of Siwertell’s standard belt conveyor system was developed in late 2014.
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates – Martin Engineering has entered the Middle East market by forging a partnership with German Conveyor Industries LLC, UAE’s experts in the design, installation and maintenance of industrial plants. The products are exclusively supplied, installed and maintained by German Conveyor’s local team of specialists. The deal means that Martin Engineering’s range of products are available for the first time in UAE. Continue reading New Partnership brings Martin Engineering to UAE
Peoria (IL), United States – BossTek, a global provider of dust suppression technology, has established a memorial scholarship fund in honor of one of the company’s founding members to support mining engineering education at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri. Continue reading Dust Suppression Firm BossTek sponsors Mining Scholarship at Missouri University of Science and Technology
Braeside (VIC), Australia – Since 2015, Kinder Australia has acquired the exclusive Australian distribution of K-AllShelter®/Capotex Conveyor Belt Covers. K-AllShelter/Capotex belt covers deliver robust, aerodynamic and lightweight solution that ensures personal safety from moving parts, suppressing dust and protects the environment. These are now issues that address growing environmental compliance requirements for Australian bulk materials handling operations. Continue reading Kinder Australia: Conveyor Covers – Protecting People and the Environment
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. is a manufacturer of custom micro, minor and bulk weighing and ingredient batching systems. What’s special about Sterling Systems is that the company develops customized systems so that customers get what they want and need, the way they want it. Continue reading Sterling Systems: Ingredient Batching Systems provided with Dust Collection and Pneumatic Conveying
Peoria (IL), United States – A global innovator in dust and odor control technology has updated its family of self-powered dust suppression equipment with Tier IV Final-compliant generators, ensuring compliance in all 50 states. BossTek made the announcement with the debut of the new DustBoss® DB-60 FusionTM, a field-proven suppression system driven by a high-reliability 25 HP electric motor and paired with a gen set powered by a heavy-duty 4-cycle indirect injection diesel engine. Continue reading BossTek: Mobile Dust Suppression Design features Tier IV Final Gen Set
Schliengen, Germany –At a factory of a food manufacturer, a suitable filter system was installed to clean the dust-laden exhaust air generated during the processing of dairy powder. In order to ensure that the dedusting system continues to function reliably even after prolonged operation, a ProSens dust measurement system from SWR engineering Messtechnik was installed, which continuously monitors the dust concentration in the clean gas side after filter elements.
Braeside (VIC), Australia – WARNING! Enter with Extreme Caution! On-site safety signs are designed to alert maintenance workers to potential hazards before entering and performing maintenance work in dangerous and unsafe materials handling environments such as inside chutes, silos and hoppers. Often the necessary maintenance work may require permits and adherence to safety precautions before entering these “confined areas”.
Neponset (IL), United States – Martin Engineering has helped mitigate dust emissions at the underground limestone mine of a cement production plant by implementing an innovative transfer point solution. Using a specially-designed dust control unit (DCU) to spray a surfactant onto both sides of the cargo stream during transfer onto the main conveyor, Martin Engineering was able to help Continental Cement Company, LLC, suppress fugitive dust both along the underground belt path and during discharge at the outdoor storage yard.