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
Outotec's scope of work includes the design and delivery of thickeners.
Outotec has been awarded a contract by Shangdong Province Metallurgical Engineering Co., Ltd. (SDM) for the...
Terex Trucks model TR100 at Anglo Iron ore mine, Northern Cape, South Africa.
With a partnership that dates back to the 1970s, Jordan’s largest phosphate mining contractor, Comedat, called on...
Sempertrans and Agudio have developed a completely new system for bulk transportation over long distances — the "Flyingbelt", a combination of ropeway and conveyor belt.
Sempertrans, part of Semperit Group, together with Aguido, a brand of the Italian ropeway manufacturer Leitner...

Conveying & Transportation

A 1.25m (4ft) diameter calotte bearing for a conveyor bridge in lignite mining.
Conveyor Bridge Maintenance
Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., has supplied its biggest-ever spherical calotte bearing, at 1.25 m in diameter, to be used in the largest moving machine in the world, a conveyor bridge... more

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


The contract won by Bedeschi includes the supply of a crushing group for limestone with a capacity up to 850 t/h.
Raw Material Handling
Bedeschi has sign a contract for the supply of all the crushing, transporting and storing raw material machines in the new Tan Thang cement plant, that will be realized in Vietnam, in the Nhe An province, where there are large... more

Measurement & Automation

High-Speed Weighing
Hardy Process Solutions has doubled the speed of their EtherNet/IP enabled HI 6500-XP Extreme Weight Processor by increasing the update rate from 300 to 660 updates per second, providing a PLC with a new weight reading every 1.5... 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


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