Monday 19th Mar, 2018
Kockums designed and supplied several sections of the minor component handling system for Sanitarium’s new gluten-free Weet-bix.

Kockums develops additives system for gluten free Weet-bix

In an effort to provide for a more health-conscious populace, food producer Sanitarium has designed a gluten free version of…
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The new way of changing belts: two conveyor belt winders are positioned on the ground, 90 degrees to the conveyor system and in-line with turning frames. The turning frames are mounted on stands that are bolted to the conveyor system.

Clever conveyor belt change method wins BHP gong

Chris Ryde, a senior maintenance planner at BHP Billiton’s Area C iron ore mine, was recently recognised at the company’s…
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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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A trial assembly of FQML’s first MP2500 took place in Vereeniging, South Africa prior to delivering the crusher to the Sentinel project.

World’s largest cone crushers for Zambian copper mine

First Quantum Minerals (FQML) has spent over $15m on two giant cone crushers from Metso for its Sentinel copper mine…
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The ribbon blender’s split double helical agitator, with 2:1 length-to-diameter ratio, promotes thorough mixing of ingredients.

Ribbon blender keeps essential oils of spices intact

A US-based company is using a Munson blender to create custom spice blends. Paul Murphy, a Culinary Institute of America…
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At its expanded production facilities at Thetford in England, in addition to conventional production using the cold-bonding method, Phoenix’s customers also have the option of having the corrugated sidewalls and cleats attached through hot vulcanization.

Phoenix offers both hot and cold bonding

Conveyor belt manufacturer Phoenix is emphasising that it offers both hot vulcanized bonding and cold bonding for its S-Wall corrugated…
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Bentley’s new software, MineCycle Material Handling, “provides a good platform for cost effective 3D layouts for FEL 1, 2 studies.”

By the industry, for the industry

With input from its syndicate development partners front and centre in its new conceptual design software, Bentley says its new…
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Port Hedland. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Mining takes a breath at Diggers & Dealers

It’s been a tough 12 months for the mining industry in Australia. This week’s Diggers & Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie…
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