Paving the way for automation

Component supplier Treotham Automation is helping bulk handlers keep up with the increasing energy and data requirements of automation through its Energy Chain technology. As technology becomes faster and smarter, machinery often requires more from its surrounding infrastructure. For example, for a conveyor tripper to have access to the Internet of Things, it requires a

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Floveyor to showcase solutions at BULK2020

Off the back of taking the title of best Dust Control Technology, Application or Practice at the recent 2019 Australian Bulk Handling Awards for the Decant Obsidian, Floveyor will showcase their range of solutions at BULK2020. Floveyor understood industry was changing with growing volumes of bulk materials such as cement, lime and fly-ash are being

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Flexible automation for the future

Italian bulk packaging manufacturer Concetti has unveiled the I-flex, its most flexible automated bagging machine for free-flowing products to date. Compared with the rest of the world, Australia is an isolated nation. Girt by sea and sparsely populated, the distances between the producing regions and population centres can be hundreds of kilometres. Trevor Mitford, Sales

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Kockums Bulk Systems commits to BULK2020

Kockums Bulk Systems will support BULK2020, Australia’s premier bulk handling expo, as a supporting sponsor. Francois Steyn, Managing Director of Kockums Bulk Systems, says it helps to have all the suppliers in one room to let people know what is going on within the industry, and what is being planned for the future of the

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VEGA Australia to support BULK2020

VEGA Australia have announced that they will support Australia’s premier bulk solids handling expo, BULK2020, as a Platinum Sponsor. John Leadbetter, VEGA Australia Managing Director, says the bulk handling sector is huge, filled with large amounts of high value markets. “BULK2020 is more than just a mining show, or a food show. It offers the

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Autonomous ships market worth $19.1B by 2023

The autonomous ships market has an estimated value of AUD 8.4 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach AUD 19.1 billion by 2023, with the Asia Pacific region showing the highest potential for the technology’s implementation, according to new market research. The report, Autonomous Ships Market by Autonomy, Ship Type, End Use, Solution, and

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Federal Government announces national freight plan

The Federal Government has announced the details of its plan to improve the efficiency of freight transport networks throughout Australia. Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the government commissioned a industry-led Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities in March 2017, to help better position Australia to meet its future

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A guide to conveyor belt cleaning solutions

There is an increasing need for owners and operators of conveyor belt systems to have a clear understanding of the different types of cleaning equipment available, the features and benefits of different cleaning techniques, as well as where the cleaners should be located for optimum results. The head culprit – carryback Material transported on a

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Australian Bulk Handling Expo 2020: Premier bulk handling expo makes debut

Australian Bulk Handling Review is excited to bring the bulk handling industry together for a new trade exhibition, BULK2020, which will be held from April 1-3 2020 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Held in conjunction with MEGATRANS2020, the BULK2020 exhibition will showcase all the latest products and services in the bulk handling industry. Supported

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