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BREXIT, biomass, digitalisation and new technology are among the hot topics for BULKEX17, as the MHEA announces more speakers for its annual two-day conference on 18 and 19 October. Bulk Handling Today and Tomorrow is living up to its promise with seminars from a dozen key speakers from prominent organisations including the Institute for Government, UKTI, Port of Tyne and Siemens. The high-quality programme of topical and technical presentations is attracting a wide audience of professionals not only from within…

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​BULKEX 2015 seminar programme confirmed

In addition to the packed exhibition at BULKEX 2015 attendees will also be able to hear about the latest developments affecting their business in a comprehensive seminar programme. Full details of the seminar programme will be announced in due course, however, we are delighted to confirm content will cover the following areas. Power/Steel Cement Ports Mining Aggregates Recyling Building Products If your company will be exhibiting at BULKEX 2015 and would like to take advantage of participating in the seminar…

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Fairport appointed as Engineer and Design for Barrecopardo

As part of the on-going development of its Barrecopardo Tungsten project in Spain, Ormonde Mining has recently appointed Fairport Engineering Ltd as its Engineer & Designer. The initial part of this assignment is carrying out engineering studies to facilitate the placement of critical path equipment orders that will secure the overall project delivery timescale. Barruecopardo is located in the Salamanca Province of the Castilla y León Region in North West Spain. The location is a brownfield site, the deposit having…

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The challenges of designing gearboxes for the mining industry

Mining across the globe takes many forms but one factor is common to all of them, the need for robust and reliable machinery. From open cast coal mining in USA to underground gold mining in Australia, there is an on-going quest to find and extract all the minerals available to fulfil growing demand. Mining, in all its forms, requires the equipment to be designed and built to withstand the harsh mining environment, while the mining business requires efficient and reliable…

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