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Alumina Trihydrate Flows Reliably with New Silo Design

Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. produces alumina trihydrate which is calcined to make alumina, or it is dried and sold as hydrate.  In addition to these two end products, Kaiser wanted to sell its wet alumina trihydrate. Kaiser needed a … Continue reading

Alumina Powder Silo Retrofit Improves Product Quality

Alumina is a fine powder that is used in the manufacture of aluminum, abrasives, refractory material, and various household products. Large users of alumina often arrange to have it shipped to their plants in 100-ton capacity railcars. The quality and … Continue reading

CSL Innovator Self-Unloading Ship Operates Efficiently

Built for world-wide ocean trade by Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), the CSL Innovator is a Panamax-class self-unloading vessel.  (Panamax-class refers to a ship that has a dead weight of between 60,000 and 70,000 tons and is capable of traversing the … Continue reading

Mining & Minerals

Worldwide consumption of steel, aluminum, and electronics has significantly increased the mining demand for precious metals, base metals, and mineral commodities. With increased demand comes the need for reliable material handling in the Mining and Minerals industries.  Whether it is … Continue reading