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  • Takraf Shiploader Successfully Commissioned in Mexico

    October 25, 2017

    Amidst the numerous five-star all-inclusive resorts in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, Takraf USA, part of the global mining, bulk material handling and minerals processing equipment supplier, Tenova Takraf, has erected and successfully commissioned a 6000 tn/hr rail-mounted shiploader at an important...

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  • My First Year as a Solids Handling Consultant

    October 24, 2017

    After a year of working as a consultant with Solids Handling Technologies, I have discovered that material handling problems today are common in every industry. Previously, I worked at a waste coal power plant handling anthracitic waste (culm). I find my experiences there invaluable. The culm...

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  • Vortex Wins MHEA Excellence Award

    October 23, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognized with the Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) Excellence Award for Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes companies who have made significant impact on customer successes through outstanding...

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  • GEAPS/K-State Receive $100,000 Equipment Donation from GSI

    September 13, 2017

    GEAPS and Kansas State University are pleased to announce the receipt of over $100,000 in equipment from Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) for the Hands-On Training (HOT) Program. GSI is one of two 5 Star Donors to the program. The HOT Program is a new, interactive training option from GEAPS and K-...

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  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

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  • Matcon Appoints Global Systems Director

    August 17, 2017

    Matcon Ltd announces the appointment of Andre Goodson as its global systems director. Goodson will use his wealth of commercial leadership experience to bring fresh ideas to the sales processes, and will also be responsible for overseeing the development of the systems team and business....

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  • Vortex Appoints Pladot as Israel Representative

    August 8, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a dry solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of Pladot as its new representative agent in Israel. Since 1945, Pladot has engaged in the design and production of mechanical and hydraulic systems. The company specializes in the construction of...

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  • Hapman Announces Industrial Internet-of-Things Initiative

    August 7, 2017

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of standard and custom bulk material handling equipment, announces an initiative with Dattus, an industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) platform, to bring Industrial IoT value to its customers. The sizeable investment in this initiative allows Hapman the ability to...

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  • Tilt-Brake Prevents Runaway Drum Rotations

    July 31, 2017

    The MORStop tilt-brake automatically stops and holds the drum at every tilt angle. It is a compact anti-backdrive device that functions smoothly and quietly in both directions. Without the unit, a heavy unbalanced drum may tilt/rotate forcefully out of control – requiring operators to...

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  • Enhancing Efficiency, Security at the Loading Dock

    July 26, 2017

    The loading dock is an essential part of any dry processing or bulk solid handling operation. While busy loading docks are a sign of a healthy business, the constant interaction between trucks, forklifts, and employees presents a high potential for accidents. Additionally, repeated opening of dock...

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