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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Sensing innovation at BULK2020

John Leadbetter, Managing Director of VEGA Australia, tells ABHR what and why the company will be sponsoring and exhibiting at BULK2020. Understanding how much product is being stored, shipped or sold is often vital to ensuring operations are safe and profitable, especially when handling bulk materials. The technology used to handle this measurement has come

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LEAP Australia to sponsor BULK2020 Conference

BULK2020 is pleased to announce that LEAP Australia has joined as a conference sponsor for the event. LEAP Australia deliver Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software to customers across Australia and New Zealand. Their team of highly qualified and experienced engineers provide support, training, advice and customisation in their area of expertise, such as CAD, CAM,

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Bucket elevator components on show thanks to 4B Australia

4B Australia are a subsidiary of 4B Braime – an international market leader in the field of bucket elevator and conveyor components and electronic monitoring equipment. With its range of components, 4B serves a large range of industries ranging from agricultural to industrial through to mining and heavy duty industries. 4B Australia maintains high stock

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Oreflow bringing Australian fabrication and assembly to the forefront

The Australian distributor for Brelko Conveyor Products, Oreflow are also leaders in the Australian fabrication space and renowned for their innovation in plant design. Their success is evident, with customers in Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, Inodonesia, Argentina and the Philippines, amongst other global locations. The Brelko products that Oreflow uses are perfectly designed for bulk solids

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2019 Bulk Handling Awards finalist to exhibit at BULK2020

LINAK Australia will be exhibiting at BULK2020. The company was recently a finalist at the 2019 Australian Bulk Handling Awards, being recognised for their LA36 Actuator. LINAK’s refined actuator solution incorporates all the necessaries in one product. The actuator LA36 is one of the most solid and powerful LINAK actuators, designed to operate under extreme

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