Cover Stories Archive
A selection of cover stories from the print edition of Australian Bulk Handling Review.
Cover Stories 2010
September - October 2010
In this article, software company Autodesk describes the benefits of digital over physical prototyping and details the benefits and three industry application of its Autodesk Inventor software.
July - August 2010
The province of Jiangxi, located in the south-eastern part of China, has a long history in the production of fine pottery, with the earliest known Jiangxi pottery dating to around 1100 BC.
May - June 2010
Innovative low-maintenance and compact gearbox designs from Bonfiglioli will enhance the efficiency of the new GeelongPort Corio Quay wood chip ship loader.
January - February 2010
At Yates’ Mount Druitt plant in Sydney, Kockums Bulk Systems was commissioned to design a bulk bag discharge and powder elevating system to replace a manual sack tipping arrangement that feeds a mixer on a higher level.
Cover Stories 2009
November - December 2009
WA-headquartered engineering firm Transmin says that its Low Profile Feeder (LPF) combines features and advantages of both conventional belt and apron feeders.
September - October 2009
A-Ward Attachments has reported great success for its Container Tilter in the scrap metal industry. The company is now promoting its benefits to the broader bulk handling community in Australia.
July - August 2009
When commissioning of air-supported conveyors at a grain terminal in Southern China ran awry, Aerobelt – which passed on the job at the tender stage – was brought in to remedy the situation.
May - June 2009
Some of the world’s most advanced heavy industrial drives will be introduced to Australasia by Bonfiglioli at BULKEX 09, including the largest of the new HD helical drive series and the most powerful Trasmital planetary drive currently available.
At its Port Hedland facility, Cockburn Cement needed to transfer bulk bags of cement into silos at 50 tonnes per hour for subsequent distribution by pressure discharge road tanker.
Cover Stories 2008
December - January 2008
As materials handling mainstay Transmin celebrated its 21st anniversary, the company’s founder and owner, Ross Nunn, talked to ABHR editor, Charles Macdonald, about the company’s formation, growth and strategy.
September - October 2008
ABHR recently spoke to NMT’s business development manager Belinda Carrabba about the company’s strategy, growth plans and major project experience.
July - August 2008
With energy costs soaring and greenhouse-gas emissions now a major concern, it is clearly time for industry to be part of the environmental solution. To that end, engineering firm Brolton Group and Rockcote have pioneered development of one of Australia’s first green-friendly manufacturing plants, utilizing state-of-the-art powder handling systems and technologies.
May - June 2008
In this article, Malcolm Lewis* describes the exhaustive R&D effort that has gone into Bonfiglioli’s HDP parallel shaft and HDO bevel helical series. He also reveals two new sizes for 2008, with torque to 140,000Nm – perfect for heavy duty bulk handling applications.
March - April 2008
Tasman-Warajay has carved out a formidable reputation in the conveyor transfer chute sector with its innovative Controlled Flow Material Transfer System (CFMTS) technology. In this article ABHR speaks to Tasman-Warajay’s managing director Bernie Halpin, himself a former customer of Tasman-Warajay.