Pipe Conveyor Systems
A new conveyor design is set to help reduce conventional heavy-duty truck traffic and the resulting high operating costs in open pit mines. This article presents the design and the initial findings of the feasibility study on the Chevron-Megapipe conveyor for a 350 m... more
Metso and Boliden have cooperated since the 1960s. Previous deliveries to Aitik include two autogenous mills, which, at that time, were the largest ever supplied by Metso.
Boliden has selected Metso to supply equipment for a new surface crushing station at the Aitik copper mine in...
A 1.25m (4ft) diameter calotte bearing for a conveyor bridge in lignite mining.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., has supplied its biggest-ever spherical...
With the acquisition of Hope, Breedon Group will become the UK’s largest independent construction materials group.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the acquisition by Breedon Aggregates of Hope...

Conveying & Transportation

Ship Unloader
Recently, Bedeschi S.p.A. has extended its field of activities into the production of a 800 t/h continuous ship unloader for the handling of cereals. The elevator utilises chain conveyor technology.

Storage & Handling

Concetti recently supplied a turnkey solution combining a fully automatic bagging system for open mouth bags and a bulk bag filling system.
Bag Filling
To replace an existing weighing, bagging, and palletising system without enlarging or modifying the plant can sometimes be a challenge but it also represents an opportunity for an entrepreneur. Concetti of Bastia, Italy, recently... more

Processing

Haver & Boecker’s new portable F-class increases operational flexibility by allowing operators to move it quickly between jobsites.
Portable Vibrating Screen
Haver & Boecker has introduced a new portable vibrating screen — the F-class. According to the manufacturer, it offers increased mobility to maximise flexibility and ROI for aggregate and mining operations.

Measurement & Automation

Due to its high power density the Voith TurboBelt 500 TPXL fluid coupling requires only half the volume of conventional couplings.
Fluid Coupling
Voith recently unveiled its new TurboBelt 500 TPXL fluid coupling at MINExpo in Las Vegas, USA. The fill-controlled coupling is the first model in the new TPXL family, which combines the advantages of the proven hydrodynamic... more

Safety & Environment

Available for the entire PowerCore dust collector series is the reinforced construction of the filter housing for filtering of explosive dust.
Dust Collection
According to Donaldson, the company’s PowerCore technology offers the best prerequisite for a highly efficient dust filtration and a simplified filter changeout and fast maintenance. The PowerCore dust collectors are now... more

Management

With the acquisition of Hope, Breedon Group will become the UK’s largest independent construction materials group.
Acquisitions & Mergers
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the acquisition by Breedon Aggregates of Hope Construction Materials subject to a sale of selected assets. Breedon has offered to sell 14 ready-mix concrete sites to... more

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