Vostochny port (Russia) handles 5% more coal in the first half of 2018 compared with the same corresponding period in 2017 which equates to an all-time record.
The OptiFlox system will be trialled on the tailings thickener to maximise the use of water, improve productivity and reduce overall operational costs.
An OptiFlox system is set to be trialled on a Phoenix Process Equipment Co. belt press filter in a coal handling preparation plant for a six month period.
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New quadruple rail car dumpers from thyssenkrupp are in operation at the Caofeidian coal terminal in China.
“Aurizon should co-operate with the Queensland Competition Authority, immediately resume its normal maintenance programme on the Central Queensland Coal Network and end the coal export impasse it started.”
Canadian Pacific rail workers have ended their strike, following the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ tentative three year agreement.
The QCA’s request for more information about the monopoly rail operator is a further sign of Aurizon’s inability to explain its change to maintenance services.
Queensland’s Premier has called for Aurizon and the Queensland Competition Authority to resolve Aurizon’s threat to halt the movement of up to 20 million t of coal to export ports.