A Word from the CMA

The Conveyor Manufacturers Association has a number of technical documents on their website which are free to use for all readers. You are encouraged to visit their site to access comprehensive information on: Clamps for Belt Conveyors. This specification covers the general technical requirements for belt clamps for use on belt conveyors. Standard terminology for […]

New Ship Loading Conveyor

Superior Industries Inc, a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, recently completed development of a new model TeleStacker conveyor for loading dry bulk cargo ships. This multi-purpose, highly mobile conveyor incorporates truck unloading and ship loading capabilities into a single machine. “Since expanding our TeleStacker conveyor to marine-based applications […]

Conveyor Belt Cleaner Tension

Conveyor belt cleaners have evolved over the last 50 years. As development continues, a single solution to the problem of belt cleaning and tensioner design is unlikely to be found due to the numerous variables and conditions that affect belt cleaner effectiveness.  A discussion about belt cleaner tensioners must include the basic approaches to belt […]

A Word from the CMA

CMA

A Word from the CMA From the earliest days of the CMA (Conveyor Manufacturers Association of SA), records show that the Association has involved itself in standardisation of belt conveyor system components used in the South African context.  The first sub-committee was set up in 1972 to study the need for Idler dimensional standards, scope […]

Entirely modular

Entirely Modular

FLSmidth has launched the new Hybrid Apron Belt (HAB) Feeder for run-of-mine and stockyard applications. A modular, hybrid, belt-over-apron feeder, the HAB feeder delivers the strength of an apron feeder with the spillage control of a conveyor system. The HAB feeder is a robust, power-efficient and high-tonnage hybrid belt-over-apron feeder that offers combined advantages of […]

A Word from the CMA

CMA

A Word from the CMA From the earliest days of the CMA (Conveyor Manufacturers Association of SA), records show that the Association has involved itself in standardisation of belt conveyor system components used in the South African context.  The first sub-committee was set up in 1972 to study the need for Idler dimensional standards, scope […]

Order for a mine conveyor system

Order for a mine conveyor system

Metso Outotec has received an order for a heavy-duty mine conveyor system in South America. The delivery consists of high reliability overland conveyors, including a 2km single flight conveyor.Equipment provided in this package runs at speeds of up to 6m/s with a delivery capacity of over 9 000 t/h. The order value is approximately EUR […]

Preventing Roll Back Incidents

Preventing Roll Back Incidents

“The Mine Health and Safety Act states that the installation of incline conveyor belts must include the fitting and use of one or more devices to prevent run-back or run-on, to prevent injury by materials or minerals falling from a conveyor belt,” says Carlo Beukes, Business Unit Manager for BMG’s Power Transmission division. “Tsubaki back […]

Upgrading of Tippler Project

Upgrading of Tippler Project

Bauer Geared Motors, a business division of Hudaco Trading (Pty) Ltd. Co, is delivering a total drive solution that includes five large-sized 750kW industrial gearboxes and two 185kW units for the tippler upgrade project at the Saldanha Iron Ore Export Plant. Weighing up to 15 tonnes each, the 750kW gearboxes are the largest machines ever […]

Belt Cleaner Tensioner

Belt Cleaner Tensioner

Martin Engineering has introduced an autonomous tensioning system that continuously monitors and delivers proper cleaner tension. By utilising an intuitive new smart technology platform to maintain proper blade-to-belt pressure, the N2 Twist tensioner provides the best possible cleaning performance throughout the life of the blade. The system also alerts operators on the Martin Smart Device […]