South Africa-based Weba Chute Systems has recently supplied the transfer points for Rio Tinto’s iron ore extension project at Paraburdoo Mine in Western Australia. The two transfer points are similar to those installed and operational for the past 10 years at Kumba Sishen.
The custom design for the Australian application took into account factors such as belt width, belt speed, material sizes and shape as well as throughput. Design of the systems was done using sophisticated 3D software.
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St Petersburg-based Ultramar is planning to build a logistics hub on the Russian Baltic coast, which will include dedicated terminals to handle and store up to 15 Mtpa of mineral fertilisers and metals.