Meet the speakers: Alex Bozward

Advanced automation in stockyard operations has become a key factor to establish an efficient, stable and competitive supply chain According to Alex Bozward, Product line Manager for Material Handling and Sampling at FLSmidth, automation allows on single operator, placed in a central control room, to handle the operations of a complete stockyard, consisting of a

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ASBSH announces BULK2020 networking event

The Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling (ASBSH) will run a networking event to celebrate the opening of BULK2020 on 1 April 2020. As proud sponsors of BULK2020, the ASBSH will host an event from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Hospitality Suite 2.1/2.2. Invitations are open to anyone interested in

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Last chance to nominate for the 2020 Australian Bulk Handling Awards

There is only one day left to nominate for the 2020 Australian Bulk Handling Awards, as entries close this Friday 28 February. The awards are the only program dedicated solely to showcasing the innovations and excellence of Australia’s bulk handling sector. Sponsored by SEW Eurodrive and VEGA Australia and supported by the Australian Society for

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International exhibitors see value in BULK2020

BULK2020 will bring a number of local and international exhibitors to Melbourne on 1 to 3 April 2020. ABHR speaks to three international companies about why they see value in the expo. The Australian Bulk Handling Expo (BULK2020) is set to be one of the biggest events of the year for the industry, bringing together the diverse sector

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One week left to nominate for the Australian Bulk Handling Awards

Time is running out to nominate your business or someone else’s for the 2020 Australian Bulk Handling Awards, with just over one week to go before nominations close. February 28 will be the closing date for applications to the awards, which are the only event dedicated solely to celebrating excellence in the Australian bulk handling

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Meet the speakers: Grant Wellwood

Grant Wellwood headshot bulk wear

Every time bulk material moves, something will experience wear. If this wear causes a system to malfunction, the results can be disastrous. As part of the BULK2020 conference, the Australian Society of Bulk Solids Handling will host a series of technical sessions to explore some of the key challenges engineers and suppliers face, and what

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Meet the Speakers: Michael Sousa

Michael Sousa, Director at Qube Ports and Bulk, says in 2020 the bulk handling industry shouldn’t expect more of the same. Instead, he says there is a risk of being left behind if companies don’t keep up with new and better ways of handling material. Recently, his team’s focus has been on helping the market

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Five reasons why you should attend BULK2020

Bulk handling firms are gearing up for one of the biggest dedicated events for the sector in Melbourne at BULK2020. While the final programme details are currently being finalised, here are five reasons why you should attend this year: 1. Learn from the engineering experts BULK2020 will attract the best and brightest minds in the

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Leaping forward

Computer programs and software have evolved to play an increasing part in an engineer’s toolbox. Without them, innovations such as automated vehicles, digital twins or internet of things-capable sensors would not be possible. Simulation software is one such tool that helps designers and engineers understand how their systems work and will be on display at

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Building blocks for a global foundation

The Lego brick, first released in 1958, has been named Toy of the Century twice, inspired five movies and continues to be loved by children around the world. In 1960, Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Managing Director of the Lego group said: “We know our idea is a good one. We want only the best … we

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