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EDITORIAL

Limited resources

Dear Readers Do you actually know how many mobile-phones, ­ i-phones or laptops were sold last year and of exactly what materials they are made? All...

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TRENDS & EQUIPMENT

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENTS

NEWS

HAZEMAG leadership strengthened

As of 1st October 2010, Martin Wetter (M. Eng.) has been appointed as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of HAZEMAG & EPR GmbH (Fig.). He will run the company jointly with Klaus Beer, who will continue as CEO. Mr. Wetter will be in charge of the company’s sales and technical divisions as well as having responsibility for the service centre and the marketing department. Mr. Wetter startet his career in 1987 at Westfalia Lünen. Following the split of the materials preparation technology division from the core company, he took over the management of DBT Mineral Processing in 1995; a position he held until the company...

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Positive rating

JÖST GmbH + Co KG positively rated its first participation at IFAT 2010. Many interested companies and customers visited the stand with concrete...

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Limestone milling in Germany

On 23.07.2010 the Karl Kraft Steinwerke oHG in Heidenheim an der Brenz/Germany, placed an order for a LOESCHE LM 19.20 D mill (Fig.) for grinding...

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Strengthening sales

With the goal of further expanding its wear protection and screen media business, Sandvik is strengthening the sales team in charge. Jürgen Börner...

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FOLLOW-UPS

FOCUS INDUSTRY

New standards in extraction

At bauma 2010 the first Hitachi large-size wheel loaders to be evolved from the alliance between Hitachi Construction Machinery and Kawasaki Heavy...

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New in the minerals preparation

1 Sorting with a working width of up to 2000 mm Totally new potentials are opening up for the future of industrial minerals, ores and precious stones....

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REPORTS

The fascination of highly diverse applications

Since October 2009, the former Humboldt Wedag Coal & Minerals Technology GmbH has been part of McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd. (AT INTERNATIONAL reported in its 03/2010 edition, see p. 33). Despite its new name, MBE has remained true to its customers in its products. This was the background for an interview between a young face and the AT INTERNATIONAL editorial team concerning a well-known and proven product. Dipl.-Ing. Katrin Menninger (formerly Andres), Senior Project Manager for PALLA® vibrating mills, spoke to Dr. Petra Strunk. AT INTERNATIONAL: Frau Menninger, AT INTER­NATIONAL readers meanwhile will recognise your photo – you appear in an MBE ad for the PALLA® vibrating mill, with the „The essentials endure“ claim. Are vibrating mills a new field for you? Menninger: I was assigned responsibility for world-wide service and marketing for PALLA® vibrating mills, as Project Manager, just on three years ago. I was already working for KHD Coal & Minerals Technology GmbH, and I stayed on at MBE Coal & Minerals Technology GmbH after the sale, with all the experience I had gathered up to that point. AT INTERNATIONAL: What applications are especially suitable for the PALLA® vibrating mill range of products (see information box)? Menninger: These mills are particularly suitable for fine and ultra-fine comminution of materials with extremely differing properties, ranging from soft to extremely hard products. But the PALLA® is also suitable for activation, densification and homogenisation processes. Vibrating mills are used, just for example, in the mineral resources and refractories industries, in the chemicals industry, and for grinding in the ceramics, dyestuff and glass industries. The needs of the various branches necessitate a versatile and variable vibrating mill concept; variants include dry and wet grinding, continuous and discontinuous grinding processes, indirect...

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