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2012-07-20 23:03:38

New PEXGOL polyethylene pipes have been approved for use in long distance slurry pipelines. These include phosphate pipelines, iron ore and magnetite pipelines, and copper and gold concentrate pipelines. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 A key to slurry transport becoming more cost effective has been the development of new plastic pipeline materials that are more efficient and more resistant to the extremely harsh conditions imposed by the slurry transport process. New PEXGOL polyethylene pipes have...

2012-07-18 23:03:35

The Accipiter® Bird Protection Radar System recently installed at Syncrude Canada Ltd. facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, is the largest and most sophisticated radar-based bird protection system ever deployed. This advanced radar technology is developed and manufactured by Canadian company, Accipiter Radar Technologies Inc. based in Niagara, Ontario. Niagara, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 The same advanced radar technology that helps keep birds and planes apart at...

2012-07-18 23:00:10

Hydrotransport with new crosslinked polyethylene pipes is an effective and efficient method of ore and tailings transport. (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Hydrotransport of ores and mineral concentrates is a rapidly growing application at many mines. In hydrotransport, a slurry is pumped through the hydrotransport pipeline at rates of approximately 4 to 5 meters per second over distances of up to many km. The slurry is generally an abrasive mixture generally consisting of water, sand, rocks and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'