Wednesday 22nd Nov, 2017
Dust and spillage are perennial problems for many mine and plant operators.

7 design solutions for less dusty transfers

ABHR spoke to Dennis Pomfret, one of three partners behind engineering business Chute Technologies, which is combining advanced analysis, DEM…
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The second generation of Flinders’ Container Spreader Guidance Apparatus (CGA).

Flinders mulls dust management spin-off

In conversation with ABHR, Andrew Pellizzari, general manager of Flinders Logistics is optimistic about the company’s prospects, as it adds…
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James Valentine. Photo: Greg Dickins

Celebrating the industry’s finest at the 10th annual Awards

Do you know of someone or something in our industry that deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for a Bulkie?…
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What to do with the tonnes of rubber on this old roll? Photo: Peter Glenane/HiVis Pictures

What to do with an old conveyor belt

Remote mine sites often puzzle over what to do with many tonnes of waste rubber from old conveyor belts and…
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Too little water and haul roads get dusty. Too much and roads can become unsafe while resources are squandered on expensive water. Photo: ADE

Company alliance targets haul road optimisation

Four companies ‑ spanning dust suppression, engineering and safety – are joining forces to offer products and services aimed at…
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Telescopic Raking Machine in action at a trial at FMG's Christmas Creek operation in August 2014.

Conveyor spillage contractor launches telescopic raking machine

Oreclean, a company that specialises in cleaning spillage from under conveyors, has launched an innovative device called the Telescopic Raking…
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Before the coal is loaded onto the receiving belt, it is split for this dual spoon configuration to maximize controlled flow as it is loaded on the receiving belt.

Transfer points: Where productivity is really on the line

Material transfer points can make or break sites’ productivity. With low commodity prices crunching profits, the need for well performing…
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Fletcher's installed hopper and pneumatic conveying vessels.

Powder handling system rejuvenated at Fletcher International

A powder handling system that ran for 11 years from 1997, handling limestone and soda ash, has been refurbished and…
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