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Rotary rail unloaders on a roll

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Demand for coal and iron ore is providing strong growth in the handling market, even in traditionally “slow” equipment sectors such as r...

The power to move mountains

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The key requirements for conveyor drive installations are similar worldwide - variable adjustment to the load, soft ramp up and ramp down, l...

Conveyor technology on a roll

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Terminal operators are acutely aware of the need to reduce costs. Given that conveyor systems represent a large part of both energy and main...

Rail goes to the dump

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Rail is often the most economical way to move bulk commodities to or from ports, but discharging wagons quickly and cost-effectively remains...

Metso/Svedala deal cleared

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The planned merger of Metso Corporation's Nordberg rock and mineral processing business with Svedala Industri AB (see Bulk Materials Interna...

Stocking up on tested options

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In controlling the flow of materials such as coal, ore, limestone or clinker into stockpiles, the mechanical stacking function is comparativ...

MPT barges on

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India's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has shortlisted seven manufacturers for the acquisition of four 750 t/h barge unloaders....

Voest Alpine cleans up in Oz

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In recent months Voest Alpine of Austria, the arm of the Finnish Roxon Group which specialises in the manufacture of heavy-duty materials ha...

Efficient idler

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With energy costs increasing, Svedala has introduced a new, more efficient conveyor belt idler support system designed to reduce friction....

Svedala to Metso

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With the ink barely dry on Weir Group's agreement to sell Strachan & Henshaw's bulk materials handling division to Svedala for �2.5 mill, ...

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