Friday 4th Sep, 2015
RST’s new dust suppression chemical is aimed at holding moisture longer on conveyor belts.

RST launches dust suppressant aimed at conveyors

Dust control company RST has launched a chemical called Hydrostay which is designed to improve moisture retention in ores. RST…
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Telestack TS 550 rail mounted ship loader in operation at Illichivisk Port, Ukraine.

Customised radial telescopic ship loader for Ukrainian grain port

Telestack has recently delivered a new TS 550 radial telescopic ship loader to Ukrainian stevedoring company Transervic, which operates in…
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3D model layout of the system. These images (supplied by Wave International) show the versatility of the system including the turns, lifts and declines. Approximately 300m of endless Sicon conveyor belting safely conveys 50t/ph of caustic calcined magnesia from plant to silos. The conveyor is shown in blue.

Queensland magnesia plant opts for fully enclosed belt

With conventional belt and pneumatic conveyors failing to perform at its Rockhampton plant, Sibelco QMAG needed a solution. With a…
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Grain. Photo: Ingram Publishing

Solid year predicted for NSW grain

Consistent and well-spread rainfall events so far this season should see at least an average season for New South Wales…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Bank exposure to coal projects ‘drowning in greenwash’

Australia’s biggest banks seem more concerned with disclosing how much paper they recycle than their lending exposure to coal mines,…
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Joe Hockey - Public domain

Hockey hints possible funding for Adani rail line

Australian treasurer Joe Hockey says he’s working with Queensland treasurer Curtis Pitt to convince Indian conglomerate Adani to build its…
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Iron ore train - credit BHP Billiton

Stubborn BHP lowers China steel forecast

After months of denying speculation that China’s steelmaking would not keep pace with earlier forecasts, major Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton…
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Fortescue Chief Executive Officer Andrew Forrest aboard the first train loaded with iron ore. Photo: FMG

Fortescue spruiks assets as profit slumps

A year of declining commodities prices have led many to question the future viability of Australia’s third player in iron…
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Credit: Boart Longyear

Boss of driller Boart steps down as losses continue

Drilling company Boart Longyear is looking for its next chief executive, after Richard O’Brien announced on Monday he would step…
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