Materials handling & logistics > Bulk material technology

Metso to expand crusher wear parts manufacturing in Africa

30 June, 2017

Metso has announced it is increasing its manufacturing capacity for large crusher wear parts castings used in minerals processing by investing in a second melting furnace at the Isithebe foundry in South Africa.


Investment in next-gen crushing boosts plant safety and efficiency

26 June, 2017

Boral's Linwood quarry had a 30-year-old primary jaw crusher that was struggling to keep up with production demands, and tertiary crushers that were nearing the end of their effective service life.


Flexicon flexible screw conveyor

25 May, 2017

Flexicon has released a flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper, which can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other process equipment.


Metso MX4 cone crusher

15 May, 2017

According to Metso, MX is the first 'multi-action' cone crusher on the market, combining high reduction ratios with the end-product shape consistency critical in aggregate applications.


Flexicon tilt-down sanitary flexible screw conveyor

05 May, 2017

Flexicon has released a sanitary flexible screw conveyor that can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions.


Flexicon TIP-TITE bulk transfer system

31 March, 2017

The latest TIP-TITE bulk transfer system from Flexicon moves material from boxes into a mobile bin with a vibratory feeder that services multiple downstream processes.


Flexicon TIP-TITE high-lift box/container tipper

10 March, 2017

The TIP-TITE high-lift box/container tipper from Flexicon discharges dust-free into vessels 1830 to 3050 mm above the plant floor.


Flexicon weigh hopper with a fill/pass valve

24 February, 2017

A weigh hopper with a fill/pass valve for dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems has been introduced by Flexicon.


Combustible silicon powder for Li-ion batteries conveyed safely

03 February, 2017

UK company Nexeon has built a plant to produce a silicon anode it developed that significantly improves the energy density and operating life of Li-ion batteries.


Flexicon sanitary drum tipper

07 November, 2016

Flexicon has released a portable sanitary open-chute drum tipper that features stainless steel product contact surfaces finished to sanitary standards and a washdown motor, providing a low-cost means of discharging non-dusty bulk materials from drums without cross-contamination.


Flexicon wide-inlet bulk bag filler

24 October, 2016

The latest wide-inlet bulk bag filler from Flexicon allows rapid filling and passage of large, moist or dense chunks and semisolid materials into open or duffle-top bulk bags.


Flexicon TIP-TITE sanitary drum tipper

06 October, 2016

The latest TIP-TITE sanitary drum tipper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums to downstream equipment and rapid sanitising between changeovers.



Flexicon manual dump station with conveyor

29 June, 2016

Flexicon has released a manual dumping station with integral FLEXI-DISC tubular cable conveyor that collects dust created during manual dumping from bags, boxes, pails and other containers.


Continuous systems increase food production volume

03 June, 2016

Food processors around the world are increasing production volumes and efficiencies by incorporating more advanced, continuous cooking and chilling systems.


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