No short cut to chutes that perform reliably and safely

No Short-cut to Chutes While there are many ‘look-alike’ transfer chutes on the market, it is the demanding original equipment manufacturer (OEM) standards of Weba Chute Systems that keep mined material as well as industrial materials moving smoothly. Weba Chute Systems technical manager and designer Dewald Tintinger points out that a chute is often viewed […]

A ‘Green Steel’ Alternative

A ‘Green Steel’ Alternative

Rio-Carb’s R-C700 long-life liner plate offers the benefit of significantly reduced greenhouse (GHG) emissions for its customers. This is because the liners, featuring a chromium carbide (CrC) overlay, outlast quenched and tempered products by a factor of eight. Therefore the carbon footprint of this ‘green steel’ is seven times smaller per application, translating into a […]

3D Scanning for Chute Solutions

3D Scanning for Chute Solutions

With the power of three-dimensional (3D) scanning technology, transfer point specialist Weba Chute Systems & Solutions ensures there are no surprises when designing and installing its solutions. “The accuracy of 3D scanning means that we can rapidly gather detailed measurements of large infrastructure on a customer’s site,” says the company’s technical director, Alwin Nienaber. “This […]

Stacking Efficiencies and Performance in the Digital Space

Stacking Efficiencies and Performance in the Digital Space

Thyssenkrupp is an industry pioneer and world leader in the manufacture of stackers, drum reclaimers and other stockyard machines. Moving with the Industry 4.0 tide, the global engineering specialist has introduced new technology that improves stacker efficiency and performance. Thyssenkrupp stackers are responsible for stockpiling an extensive range of materials at mines, quarries and ports […]

Solving Bottlenecks at Depth

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Bottlenecks were preventing one of the world’s deepest gold mines from achieving its targeted throughput on a level 2 850 metres below surface. Weba Chute Systems designed and manufactured the solution. A short slew conveyor was at the centre of the South African mine’s challenge, providing the only source of ore from that level. Frequent […]

From The Chairman’s Desk

From The Chairman’s Desk

We are starting the CMA off with a bang with the launching of a brand-new training course. The CMA Transfer Chute Design course will be held in March and all details can be found on the website www.cmasa.co.za in the Education and Training section. Transfer chutes are used as a method to transfer bulk material […]

Bottlenecks at depth

Bottlenecks at depth

Bottlenecks were preventing one of the world’s deepest gold mines from achieving its targeted throughput 2 850 metres below surface. Weba Chute Systems designed and manufactured the solution. A short slew conveyor was at the centre of the South African mine’s challenge, providing the only source of ore from that level. Frequent stoppages from belt […]

Partnerships in Practice – More Action than Slogan

Partnerships in Practice – More Action than Slogan

Situated east of Johannesburg is a 45 000m2 facility that houses Tega Industries Africa. “Bulk Handling Today” caught up with Tega Industries’ senior manager, Vishal Gautam.The company, well known for its mill liners, has met the innovation and cost cutting challenge businesses face with its unique approach to sales, service and product embodied in their […]

From The Chairman’s Desk

From The Chairman’s Desk

The CMA has a new training course to add to the repertoire. The Transfer Chute Design course was scheduled for early September, but as this was deemed to be at too short notice, it has been postponed until February next year. Transfer chutes are used as a method to transfer bulk material from one conveyor […]

A Solution For A Sticky Challenge

A Solution For A Sticky Challenge

When a Gauteng-based beverage manufacturer encountered a sticky materials handling challenge, Weba Chute Systems and Brelko Conveyor Products joined forces to deliver a customised solution. “Challenges at certain transfer points in the beverage manufacturing plant meant the customer was not able to operate at optimal levels, says Mark Baller, managing director of Weba Chute Systems. […]