Wednesday 30th Sep, 2020
The new way of changing belts: two conveyor belt winders are positioned on the ground, 90 degrees to the conveyor system and in-line with turning frames. The turning frames are mounted on stands that are bolted to the conveyor system.

Clever conveyor belt change method wins BHP gong

Chris Ryde, a senior maintenance planner at BHP Billiton’s Area C iron ore mine, was recently recognised at the company’s…
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A trial assembly of FQML’s first MP2500 took place in Vereeniging, South Africa prior to delivering the crusher to the Sentinel project.

World’s largest cone crushers for Zambian copper mine

First Quantum Minerals (FQML) has spent over $15m on two giant cone crushers from Metso for its Sentinel copper mine…
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By the industry, for the industry

With input from its syndicate development partners front and centre in its new conceptual design software, Bentley says its new…
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Adani's Carmichael project is a potential $16bn mine and rail venture. Photo: Shutterstock / Adani

Adani closing on CHPP contracts, but mine stalled

Indian conglomerate Adani is lining up an Australian engineer to build and operate the coal handling and preparation plant at…
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Addsub manufacturing combines additive and subtractive machining. Photo: STAR Prototype

3D printing, CNC machining combined with AddSub

British-owned STAR Prototype has launched AddSub Manufacturing: a process combining metal 3D printing, and five-axis CNC machining, to quickly deliver…
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KSL, for higher power applications. Photo: Transfluid

High speed hydraulic couplings

Italian industrial transmission specialist Transfluid has launched two new lines of variable, high-speed hydraulic couplings, the KSL-HS and the KPTB-HS….
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The Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting System was used by G&S Engineering. Photo: Enerpac

500 tonne balancing act at Clermont Mine.

G&S Engineering has used an Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting System for the complex task of accurately lifting and positioning components…
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The new CEMA standard provides a uniform method for determining the application class of any belt conveyor. Photo: Martin Engineering

CEMA standard allows comparison of belt cleaners

Belt cleaner manufacturer Martin Engineering has contributed to a new standard for conveyor belt cleaners which it believes helps users…
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