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December 2017

The Winter issue of Dry Bulk includes a regional report on India as well as a commodity review on grains. Technical features cover Agribulks & Global Grain Trades, Shipping Services & Management, Cranes, Grabs & Shiploaders, Dust Control, Health & Safety, Silos, Bins, Hoppers & Domes and Specialist Conveyors.


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Industry View: Rail Is Key To Achieving Multimodal Goal
Mandy Harvey, Head of Bulk Operations at Peel Ports, UK.

Coming Of Age
Jeffrey Landsberg, Managing Director, Commodore Research & Consultancy, USA, provides an overview of the factors contributing to the growth of the Indian dry bulk shipping sector.

Russia: Cream Of The Crop
Stephanie Wilson, EMEA Agriculture, S&P Global Platts, tracks Russia’s unprecedented agricultural success after becoming the world’s largest exporter of grains last year.

Strategic Alliances: All In The Same Boat
Martin Krafft, Vice-President, Shipowning and Technical Services, of Fednav, talks to Dry Bulk about how the company is creating synergies to address today’s shipping challenges.

Shiploading With A Grain Of Efficiency
Tomas Kisslinger, Neuero Industrietechnik, Germany, highlights the importance of minimising dust emissions on high-capacity grain shiploaders and presents new shiploading installations that are focussed on this.

Bite The Dust
Logan Cameron, Vortex Global, USA, outlines different types of loading equipment that help reduce dust emissions in dry bulk material handling operations.

The Economics Of Workplace Safety
Todd Swinderman, Martin Engineering, USA, discusses the importance of budgeting for safety improvements at handling operations.

Reaping Grain Gains
Jon Peterson, GSI (Grain Systems Inc.), USA, explains how recent innovations in grain drying and unloading will benefit operators during the harvest season.

Clean As A Whistle
Guillaume Coupez, Standard Industrie International, France, outlines cleaning solutions for reducing dust and improving safety in tanks, silos and hoppers at cement facilities.

Out With The Old, In With The New
Mario Dikty, KREISEL, Germany, describes the successful installation of a new ceramic rotary feeder at the PPC Hercules cement facility.

On The Move
Stefanie Reis, Doppelmayr, Austria, outlines a conveying system that is facilitating material handling, reducing space requirements and overcoming challenging transport routes.

Carry On Conveying
Gerhard Schmidt, TAKRAF, USA, explains how the latest developments in belt conveyor technology are adding value across a variety of material handling processes.


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