Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
Capotex belt covers. Image Kinder Australia.

Kinder to distribute belt conveyor covers

Conveyor component specialist Kinder Australia has been appointed Australia and New Zealand distributor by Capotex for the latter’s range of…
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Bento Rodrigues after Samarco disaster Photo Anonio Cruz Agencia Brasil Creative Commons

BHP mine signs $366m deal after Brazil disaster

Joint venture partners BHP Billiton and Vale have committed to a US$260m (AU$366m) emergency fund after a tailings dam disaster…
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A pair of tailings dams at the Samarco mine breached last week and caused a major mudslide in the Bento Rodrigues community below. Photo: Google

BHP checking dams as Brazil alleges negligence

BHP Billiton is reportedly checking tailings dams across its operations in the wake of the disaster last week at its…
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Attendees mingling at the 10th Australian Bulk Handling Awards. Photo: Greg Dickins

All the winners from the Australian Bulk Handling Awards

A great time was had by all at ‘The Bulkies’ on the night of November 5th in Sydney. Below is…
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Yashili’s new plant in Pokeno, New Zealand.

Process overview: GEA powder plant in New Zealand

Processing equipment manufacturer GEA has completed a processing plant for infant formula producer Yashili in Pokeno, 50km south of Auckland….
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Awards night is not to be missed. Photo: Greg Dickins

Finalists announced for Australian Bulk Handling Awards 2015

The esteemed finalists for the 2015 Australian Bulk Handling Awards – the Bulkies – have been announced. Hosted by the…
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3D model layout of the system. These images (supplied by Wave International) show the versatility of the system including the turns, lifts and declines. Approximately 300m of endless Sicon conveyor belting safely conveys 50t/ph of caustic calcined magnesia from plant to silos. The conveyor is shown in blue.

Queensland magnesia plant opts for fully enclosed belt

With conventional belt and pneumatic conveyors failing to perform at its Rockhampton plant, Sibelco QMAG needed a solution. With a…
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Tianjin car. Photo: Public domain

Tianjin explosion could be a turning point in China’s corruption crackdown

The massive explosion that tore through the port of Tianjin on August 12 has had a profound effect on the…
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