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  • Tubular Drag Conveyor Gives Coal-Fired Steamship New Life

    February 20, 2015

    Hapman’s tubular drag chain conveying system provides a new, sealed ash-handling system for the 62-year-old SS Badger, the last coal-fired steamship operating on Lake Michigan. The conveying system will allow the ship to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements and continue...

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  • Flexicon Marks 40th Year with Major Expansion

    February 19, 2015

    Flexicon marked its 40-year anniversary with completion of the 91,000-sq-ft building envelope that doubles the size of its U.S. headquarters, it was announced by David Gill, president.        “With walls, roof, and floor now complete, and mechanical systems...

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  • Environmentally Friendly Conveyor Belt Cleaner

    February 18, 2015

    A new conveyor belt cleaner has been engineered to contain a smaller total volume of urethane, while maximizing the usable area, produced in a streamlined process. By minimizing the non-consumable portion of the blade, the heavy-duty primary belt cleaner delivers the same performance and durability...

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  • Specialty Bag Handling Conveyors

    February 17, 2015

    Chantland’s bag kicker conveyor, shown here after the closing station, automatically transfers bags from an upright position to a horizontal, bottom-first orientation at a right angle to the filling and closing line. Vertical lifts allow fast elevation changes to match the closing line when...

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  • Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors Publication Available

    February 13, 2015

    Vibra Screw Inc., an industry leader in bulk solids processing equipment, offers its new “Vibrating Feeders and Conveyors” brochure. The new publication describes the company’s line of vibrating feeders and conveyors that simply and economically feed powders, flakes, or...

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  • Dry Solids Processing Equipment and Services

    February 12, 2015

    Metalfab Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of dry solids processing equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, specialty fabrication and related services, offers a new brochure that provides an overview of the company’s extensive line of products and services available to...

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  • Screw Conveyors Aid in Production of Ammonium Sulfate

    February 9, 2015

    In the new ammonium sulfate plant that DSM is building in Geleen (the Netherlands) there will be as many as 17 Van Beek screw conveyor systems. These conveyor systems play an important part in the production of ammonium sulfate - a substance that is mainly used as artificial fertilizer, but can...

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders up 20%

    February 9, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2014 booked orders increased 20.5% when compared to December 2013 orders. When compared to November 2014, December 2014 booked orders were up 13.7%. December booked orders were down 6.6% for Bulk Handling...

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  • Martin Engineering Announces New Business Unit in Russia

    February 4, 2015

    Martin Engineering, a global leader in bulk material handling technology, has announced the formation of a new business unit in Russia, created with an initial focus on applications for conveyor technologies, flow aids, and engineered vibration. The company made the announcement as it...

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  • Online Grain Operations Courses Offered

    February 3, 2015

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program, including one course in Spanish. These online courses run from March 16 through April 17, and registration closes Tuesday,...

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