Bulk Material Handling News

  • Problem Solvers - Morgan, man about Machines

    I’ve been in my current role at Smiley Monroe for nearly a year now, having joined the Giants of Belting back in 2012, two years after leaving school. Growing up around construction equipment and heavy machinery in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, meant all things mechanical was in my blood from an early age! It was my mechanical background that led me to my first job as an ...


    By Smiley Monroe Ltd

  • A journey to MECCA

    Traditionally, the journey to Makkah was mainly an overland journey using camels as a means of transport. Observance of this custom, in the modern days, has undertaken a few adjustments to accommodate the thousands of pilgrims, from all over the world. As we all know, that there is no airport in the Holy city of Makkah and most of the pilgrims ...


    By MB Crusher

  • A Journey to Mecca

    Traditionally, the journey to Makkah was mainly an overland journey using camels as a means of transport. Observance of this custom, in the modern days, has undertaken a few adjustments to accommodate the thousands of pilgrims, from all over the world. As we all know, that there is no airport in the Holy city of Makkah and most of the pilgrims ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Innovative bale conveyor system keeps things simple for DS Smith in Finland

    When cardboard box manufacturer DS Smith needed to replace their bale conveyor system in Tampere, Finland, they asked for an innovative solution. Presona rose to the challenge and delivered a system that uses fewer moving parts and it is easier to clean and service.  In 2015 DS Smith realised that they needed to replace their bale conveyor system. The conveyor system was connected ...


    By Presona AB

  • The new BTI is the belt conveyor the market has been asking for

    With the ambition to develop the world’s best belt conveyor, we launched extensive research work at Skandia Elevator. We asked our customers and experts in other industries what they thought was missing in the belt conveyors from our competitors. Now we can proudly present our BTI. ...


    By Skandia Elevator

  • Renishaw installs its latest additive manufacturing system at CATEC

    Renishaw, a global manufacturer of metal 3D printing machines, is pleased to announce that its RenAM 500M system has been installed at the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC) in Seville, Spain. It is the first installation of this new machine in the Iberian Peninsula. CATEC is a technology centre that focuses its activity on the ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • Bonfiglioli wins at the Bulk Handling Awards for the third year in a row

    Bonfiglioli has scored a Bulk Handling Awards hat-trick, taking out the Gears, Motors and Drives category for the third year in a row. This year, Bonfiglioli was recognised for its low backlash drives, which are ideal demanding applications like bulk handling where there are often lots of stops and starts during operation. The awards, were held at Doltone House in Sydney on November 24th and ...


    By Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A.

  • Real-time control drives efficiency into dry bulk handling operations

    Dry bulk cargos have to be loaded and unloaded quickly, efficiently, cost effectively and safely if shipping operations are to be profitable. The processes have long been mechanised, but by harnessing the power of computers to monitor the handling equipment, operational performance can be improved, scheduling for maintenance can be optimised and billing of customers can become automated. Tony ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • MINExpo 2016 A Success

    Over the past week, Buffalo Wire attended MINExpo in Las Vegas, a trade show specifically for the mining industry. Our booth was in a great location with a constant flow of traffic. We had promising conversations with prospective customers and greatly enjoyed catching up with our current customers and partners. On display was our rubber and urethane modular panels, crusher parts, a ...


    By Buffalo Wire Works

  • Buffalo Wire to Attend MINExpo

    We will be exhibiting at MINExpo September 26 – 28 in Las Vegas! We are very excited to show our conveyor system, manganese crusher parts, a rubber and urethane screener and PFX samples to take with you! Visit the MINExpo ...


    By Buffalo Wire Works

  • Choosing Between Screw Conveyor Manufacturers

    Screw conveyors are bulk material transportation systems which are made up of a rotating, spiral screw inside a cylindrical casing or a trough. When the screw rotates, material is pushed forward through the conveyer from one area to another. Not only are these systems used to transport material, but also to help with the agitation, mixing, or breakdown of certain substances. Screw conveyors are ...

  • Bulk Container Manufacturer Names National Sales Manager

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com), has named Dan Rodriguez national sales manager for the bulk container company. A noted brand strategist and former Tingue sales representative, Rodriguez is responsible for driving the company’s sales strategy including growing the brand in new and existing markets, providing leadership and direction for his team of ...


    By MODRoto

  • Choosing the correct Conveyor Belt

    Your conveyor belt is the heart and soul of the conveyor system and without it, the machine just won’t run. If the conveyor belt is weak or stiff, the conveyor system won’t function well or carry the right amount of load. To keep the system running, you need to make sure that you choose the right belt and with so many options out there, that’s not an easy decision to make. Here ...


    By Fluent Conveyors

  • Senate “Hotlines” Bill that Includes EDA Revolving Loan Fund Localization Language

    The Senate has “hotlined” the Public Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2016 (H.R. 4487) which was passed by the House in May.  “Hotlining” is an expedited process for moving non-controversial bills through the Senate.  A Senator can object to the bill itself or a provision included ...

  • Miedema launches new generation single and duo belt conveyors

    Miedema, specialist in planting, storage and sorting technology, is introducing a new generation of the MC (Miedema Conveyor) series, single and duo belt conveyors. Thanks to its INNOVATIVE solutions, the MC series is more than just a simple transport conveyor. The tough, durable construction makes these transport conveyors the most RELIABLE and product-friendly series on the market. The 80 cm ...


    By APH Group

  • The world`s lightest conveyor belt put into operation at Shanxi, China

    On July 20th, 2015, the world's lightest conveyor belt, HHE coonveyor belt, which is designed and manufactured by Qingdao Huaxia Rubber Industry Co.,ltd, was tested successfully at the project of Yellow River Water transportation tunnel TBM I, Shanxi, China.  Following the TBM, the belt’s transportation capacity reached 300 tons per hour, the conveyor belt width was 650mm, and stored ...

  • Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Direct Liquid CO₂ to Dry Ice Slab Production

    Gaining an edge in dry ice production has become paramount in the industry. Dry ice producers around the globe are discovering the advantages of the World’s first high volume liquid CO₂ to dry ice slab machine. As the World’s first and only high volume liquid Carbon Dioxide ...

  • Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system

    A 54-year-old worker was fatally injured when his hair and arm caught in an unguarded conveyor system. His employer, JBS USA LLC, failed to protect workers from moving machine parts by properly guarding or de-energizing the equipment, an inspection in June 2014 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found. The agency cited the meat packing plant for one ...

  • Aurecon gets top environmental honour at Bulk Handling Awards

    10 November 2014 - Aurecon, in association with Queensland Sugar Limited, received top honours in the Environmental category at the annual Australian Bulk Handling Awards ceremony, held on Thursday 6 November 2014. On winning Environmental Project of the Year for the  ...

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