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Go against the grain

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The Russian grain export boom has hit the limits of Russia's present port capabilities, but port expansion programmes must be in doubt becau...

Newcastle in expansive mood

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While coal handling capacity at the Port of Newcatle, already the world's biggest coal export port by volume, has recently been expanded, fu...

Fix it with automation?

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Semi-automated processes are becoming a more important feature of bulk terminals as operators seek to improve performance levels and, where ...

Ljungby comes out on top

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Ljungby Maskin AB (LM) has pulled off a coup by winning a competition for 12 tonne wheel loaders organised by three construction equipment n...

Magnets in pole position

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Once regarded as an expensive last-minute add-on, magnetic separation technology is now seen as a crucial component in the processing mix...

Dig out a market niche

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The discharge of small to medium size bulkers is becoming increasingly competitive, particularly in shortsea trades and inland waterway mark...

Rotterdam still riding high

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As reported in July/August 2002 issue of Bulk Materials International (p7) , coal volumes handled in Rotterdam during the first six months o...

A tale of two sealocks

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Amsterdam and Ghent need new locks to be built sooner rather than later if their competitive position is not to be adversely affected....

DISTER next year

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France-based Arck Electrique is aiming for a first quarter 2003 launch of its new DISTER sensor system for gantry grab ship unloaders....

Too many chase too little

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One unintended byproduct of the massive drought now afflicting major parts of Australia's rich farming areas may well be a halt to seemingly...

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