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K-Line in Dubal deal

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Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) has awarded K-Line a five-year contract for the shipment of alumina from Bunbury, Australia....

Aumund takes over B&W

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Germany-based Aumund Fordertechnik has broadened its bulk handling equipment range with the acquisition of B&W Mechanical Handling of the UK...

Coeclerici goes Russian

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As speculated in the May/June 2002 issue of Bulk Materials International (p8), Italy-based bulk trading and handling group Coeclerici is to ...

Vizag bulk upgrade

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A Rs4.50bn (US$93m) modernisation plan has been drawn up by the Visakhapatanam (Vizag) Port Trust (VPT) to upgrade bulk handling facilities ...

Redi-Rail ready for the off

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GATX Rail and CSX Transportation have announced the launch of Redi-Rail, a new programme designed to provide seamless and cost-effective sol...

Iraq wheat row

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Baghdad has cancelled 600,000t of grain import orders from Australia because of Canberra's imputed support for a US-led military campaign ag...

Cat plans UK move

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Caterpillar has announced plans to expand its global remanufacturing business by opening a remanufacturing facility in Shrewsbury, UK....

Salt in the Ayr

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Associated British Ports (ABP) is to develop a new salt storage and distribution centre at the Port of Ayr, Scotland, for Peacock Salt, foll...

Lyttelton coal deal

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An agreement signed between Lyttelton Port Company Ltd (LPC) and Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd has set terms for the long-term future of coal...

New rail weigh system

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UK-based Railweight, part of the Avery Weigh-Tronix Group, has launched a new train weighing system to provide an economical alternative to ...

Gladstone bags record

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The Queensland port of Gladstone has achieved a record throughput for the 2001/02 financial year, with 53.8 mt of cargo handled across its w...

Rotterdam’s lesser half

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Throughput at the port of Rotterdam fell by 1.7 percent in the first six months of this year to 159.4 mt against 162.1 mt in the first half ...

Mexican project

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The northern Mexican Gulf port of El Mezquital is to be the recipient of a US$50m development programme, which will involve the construction...

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