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Industry News Issue 03_2017

BHS-Sonthofen presented with the German Resources Efficiency Award

BHS-Sonthofen GmbH, Sonthofen/Germany and MSW Mineralstoffwerke Südwest received the German Resources Efficiency Award 2016 on 16th February 2017 (Figure 1). The prestigious prize was awarded by the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy to the two companies to commend the development and successful implementation of the Combimix process. This process turns a previously worthless mining by-product accumulated in ...

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Major project in Uzbekistan

In January 2016, German company Engineering DOBERSEK GmbH, one of the leading specialists in plant construction, began modernising a plant for copper smelting belonging to the Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine in Uzbekistan. The large plant in Almalyk, a town to the south-east of the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, has now been ceremonially commissioned (Figure 1). The new smelting technology in ...

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Successful start-up of RopeCon® which will transport limestone

The successful start-up of a RopeCon® system which will transport limestone from the quarry to the area where it will be processed has recently taken place in Guatemala, approximately 35 km from the capital. The installation, which requires no more than four tower structures to cross a wooded terrain, has a length of approximately 1.6 km and covers a vertical ...

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The Y-type secondary cleaner by Flexco guarantees outstanding cleaning performance

Material carryback is one of the main causes of potential problems in belt conveyor systems. To prevent this, operators rely on precleaners for coarse materials and secondary cleaners for fine cleaning, and in many cases these cleaning systems can remove more than 90 % of carryback. The new Y-Type by Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, is a flexible secondary cleaner, which can ...

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Flexco skirting systems effectively stop material spillage at the transfer point

Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, offers various skirting systems to avoid loss of material in belt conveyor transfer areas in coal mines, steel mills and wood processing facilities. Fasteners combined with skirting systems effectively isolate the material on the belt without damaging the belt cover, enabling operators to easily reduce dust levels while increasing material throughput. Flexco supplies easy-to-install skirt clamps ...

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