Addressing Conveyor Idler Issues

There Can Be Many Consequences Of A Mistracking Belt, But All Result In Higher Costs And Increased Maintenance. By R. Todd Swinderman On any belt conveyor system that moves bulk materials, the belt must run straight and true to maximize its life, minimize fugitive material and safety hazards, and achieve high system efficiency. There can be many consequences of a…

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Stockpile Reports Helps Customers Expand Financial, Operational Performance

Stockpile Reports enables companies to become the market leaders by solving their most difficult inventory, operations, and financial problems with its Every Pile, Any Time mindset. Turn your biggest headache into an asset you can leverage to create competitive advantage through material visibility across your enterprise supply chains. A contract supplier uses Stockpile Reports for production tracking to reduce inventory…

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Carmeuse Port Inland Welcomes Newest Addition To Great Lakes Fleet

The first Great Lakes vessel to be built on the Great Lakes in nearly four decades has entered service. The Interlake Steamship Company’s M/V Mark W. Barker bulk carrier loaded its first cargo of construction aggregates at the Carmeuse Port Inland dock on July 26. “Bulk carriers play an integral role in supporting the economy of the Great Lakes region,…

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Frendewey Named President of Kalenborn Abresist

Craig Frendewey was recently named president of Kalenborn Abresist Corp., and will have full responsibility of the company’s North American operations, which include Kalenborn Abresist, Kalenborn Canada and Kalenborn Technologies. Located in Urbana, Ind., Kalenborn Abresist is a leader in the design and supply of wear solutions for a wide range of industries utilizing various mineral and metallic solutions. Frendewey…

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ContiTech Overcomes Limits in Vertical Conveying

The Pocketlift from the ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group offers advanced continuous conveying technology for the vertical transportation of bulk materials. With lifting heights of up to 2,300 ft. and capacities of up to 6,000 tph, the Pocketlift “sets new standards in continuous vertical conveying,” according to the company. The compact structure of Pocketlift makes it an especially attractive proposition for…

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