Issue 07-08/2018

Content

EDITORIAL

Raw material extraction

Dear Readers,There are approximately 3500 dams for processing residues in the mining industry worldwide – and the trend is rising due to the decreasing ore content in the mineral deposits. If such a...

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TRENDS & EQUIPMENT

Tailings Management

Disposal of ore processing residues

Summary: Events like the dam failure at the retention basin of the Samarco mine in Brazil almost three years ago once again illustrate the dangers of mining. But that’s not all. The disaster resulted...

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENTS

NEWS

New CFO at Schenck Process

Thomas Spitzenpfeil has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Schenck Process Group effective October 1, 2018. He will also join the Management Board. Mr. Spitzenpfeil will be responsible for...

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Expanding operations in UK and Scandinavia

Martin Engineering has expanded its UK and Scandinavian operations, allowing it to offer wider service, faster equipment delivery and extensive employee training to customers. Martin Engineering’s new...

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FOLLOW-UPS

SCHÜTTGUT now called SOLIDS Dortmund

S‌CHÜTTGUT renamed: as of 2018, Germany‘s pre-eminent trade show for granules, powders and bulk solids technologies will also be known domestically as SOLIDS Dortmund. More than 500 exhibitors and...

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Symposium on circular economy

From September 18 – 19, 2018 a symposium entitled “Circular Driven Economy” will be held by the AF Groups, SINTEF, CDE and SHEEHAN in the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Heathrow. The EU Commission is...

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World Demolition Summit 2018

From 7. – 8. November 2018, the WORLD DEMOLITION SUMMIT will take place in Dublin/Ireland. This is the tenth year of the major international event celebrating excellence and innovation within the...

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From practice

DSIV: Innovation Summit & Exhibition at Essen

T‌his was the motto under which the DSIV, the German Bulk Solids Industry Association (Deutsche Schüttgut-Industrie Verband e.V.), invited companies active in the field of bulk solids as well as...

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Symposium on Mineral Processing 2018

A‌t the invitation of the Institute of Mineral Processing Machines at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology (TU BAF IAM), the 13th Symposium on Mineral Processing was held at the beginning of...

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FOCUS INDUSTRY

Impressive history of innovation

I‌t‘s been 80 years since Charles Warman invented the ­Warman® slurry pump, a pump that revolutionised the mining industry and continues to push the boundaries of pump performance to this day. In...

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Predictive Maintenance

Intelligent health care for industrial gear units

I‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ndustrial gear units are drive technology heavyweights which need to handle large torques. Due to the large forces involved, small defects which are not detected in time can quickly result in...

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REPORTAGE

INTERVIEW