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TUNRA Bulk Solids brings its professional development course back to QLD

With a growing presence in Queensland, TUNRA Bulk Solids is excited to announce it is bringing its traditional course, Bulk Solids Handling – Storage, Feeding, Transfer & Belt Conveying, to Brisbane in 2024.

This course has been held yearly in Western Australia, online and in-company, with excellent feedback from course participants.

This strategic decision reflects TUNRA’s commitment to providing high-quality professional development opportunities tailored to the needs of our clients not just in Western Australia but also on the East Coast. With a vision to “advance the bulk materials handling discipline globally”, TUNRA prides itself on being at the forefront of research and education in the field of materials handling, holding industry-focused training courses for over a decade.

Emeritus Professor Alan Roberts founded TUNRA Bulk Solids in 1975 to facilitate research and consulting services. Following Alan’s long-standing commitment to the bulk handling industry, he has developed, guided and led a team of experts at TUNRA Bulk Solids who continue to be at the forefront of the industry.

This course will be of particular interest to a wide range of industries including:

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Power generation
  • Energy and environment
  • Agriculture and food production
  • Chemical and petrochemical process
  • Pharmaceuticals

Benefits of participating in this course:

  • Professional Development (CPD) hours
  • Increase awareness of material phenomena occurring on site
  • Develop skills in fundamental and numerical analysis approaches
  • Learn how to apply flow properties test results to benefit your operation or designs
  • Diversify your expertise and knowledge in materials handling concepts
  • Learn methods for troubleshooting, optimisation and best practice design
  • Network with other experts in the field and share experiences


Designed for professionals in the bulk handling industry, including mechanical, process, and structural engineers, as well as maintenance personnel, the course offers comprehensive insights into the design and operations of handling systems.

Course information:

Early bird prices are available for registrations until 14th of April 2024.

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