By H. Wichers – Cement is a bulk material handled in charges of tens of thousand tons down to bags of a few kilogram. The bulk transport in ships needs a high-performance transfer system, which, if need be, can change between various unloading points. Continue reading Dust-free Ship-Unloading: Loading Chutes for clean and safe Transfer of Cement
United Arab Emirates – Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) announced that the final major piece of equipment for its under-development bauxite mining project in the Republic of Guinea has arrived in the West African country. The barge loader, which is the height of a four-storey building, was shipped to Guinea from thyssenkrupp’s fabrication facility in India. Continue reading EGA’s Guinea Mining Project receives massive thyssenkrupp Barge Loader
Cologne, Germany – During mining and subsequent storage of bauxite, a sedimentary rock for the production of aluminium oxide, a lot of dust is thrown up, which is a major challenge especially for the moving machine parts of the conveyor units. For this reason, Aluminium Oxid Stade GmbH (AOS), one of the major German alumina producers, decided to use energy chains from motion plastics specialist igus. For several years now, they have reliably supplied conveyor units and stockpiling equipment with energy, data and media.
Bjuv, Sweden – With the launch of a new high capacity loader, Siwertell demonstrates its commitment to finding solutions for any kind of operation, including the truly massive and adding value through innovative designs and automation. With a loading capacity of 12,000 tph of iron ore, or 8,000 tph of coal, the new model is suitable to serve some of the largest bulkers in the world. Continue reading Siwertell: New high-capacity Ship Loader handles 12,000 Tonnes of Iron Ore per Hour
Rostock, Germany – The new LPS 420 E is the latest extension of the Liebherr mobile harbour crane product range. The newly designed machine is a purely electric driven portal crane. All crane movements like luffing, hoisting, slewing and travelling are done by electric motors. Continue reading Liebherr launches first purely electrical Port Crane