Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017
A nickel ore ship at Townsville, where (inset) Clive Palmer's Yabulu refinery processes it. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime. (Inset: Creative Commons / Benjamin J Macdonald)

Safety issues facing Queensland Nickel

A meeting between creditors and administrators of Queensland Nickel has revealed safety issues which could threaten the potential re-opening of…
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Santa getting a hold of his huge logistics task. Photo: Shutterstock

Merry Christmas from ABHR

The Wednesday, December 23 newswire will be the last from the Australian Bulk Handling Review in 2015. We would like…
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(L to R) Geoffrey Lee and Gill Wedmore at one of the test machines in Newcastle.

BHS Australia opens for business

German mixing and crushing technology group BHS-Sonthofen has recently established an Australian joint venture business in Newcastle. The local business…
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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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EziTite Hydraulic Nuts on a HPGR. Image Technofast.

Hydraulic nuts reduce HPGR downtime

Technofast Industries’ founder and CEO, John Bucknell believes that maintenance downtime on High Pressure Grind Rollers (HPGR) is being slashed…
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Awards pic. Photo: Greg Dickins

Nine days left to nominate for Bulk Handling Awards

Nominations are flying in for this year’s edition of the Australian Bulk Handling Awards, and you could be part of…
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RST’s new dust suppression chemical is aimed at holding moisture longer on conveyor belts.

RST launches dust suppressant aimed at conveyors

Dust control company RST has launched a chemical called Hydrostay which is designed to improve moisture retention in ores. RST…
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The Hunter Valley network is responsible for the coal exported from Newcastle. Photo: HVCCC

Hunter Valley shut down for maintenance

Maintenance has shut down the Hunter Valley coal network this week, with the closure starting on Tuesday at 6am, and…
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