Wednesday 18th Jul, 2018
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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Operator emptying dry ingredients into the inlet hopper of a Spiroflow Aeroflow aero mechanical conveyor.

Spiroflow acquires Food Control Solutions

In April, US powder handling specialist Spiroflow Holdings bought Food Control Solutions, a systems integration and automation company in the…
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KEECH Innovation and Quality Manager Dr Bala Hebbar.   pic by Andrew Perryman.

Keech using 3D printing to halve product development time

Keech’s new 3D printing capability enables its product development team to make models of custom components, using feedback collected directly…
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Stress analysis is an important part of forensic engineering.

Forensic analysis a key to root cause of failures

Forensic engineering consulting specialist Soto Group says a pattern is emerging where savvy mining companies initially engage the organisation for…
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Bradken-built wagons in Kwinana, WA. Photo: Bradken

Bradken merger talks still on table despite market unease

Consumables supplier Bradken has said merger talks with Chilean outfit Magotteaux are still on the table, as the former announced…
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Isaac Plains Maintenance Improvements. Image: Ausenco

Spanish firm strikes deal with Ausenco

Brisbane-based engineer Ausenco has announced a strategic alliance with Spanish multinational construction firm Duro Felguera, with the two companies looking…
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Rail technology roadmaps: a Canadian perspective

The recent Rail Technology Workshop saw senior rail executives come together to kick-start the development of a technology strategy and…
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