- About us
- IBJ Awards
- Free Sample
- Contact us
Semaphore reduces dust in bulk handling
(Posted on 09/05/18)
The bumper grain harvest in South Australia has led to record throughput for Semaphore Containers in South Australia. With more loading activities there is more dust being generated. Being a proactive company Semaphore engaged Blue Water Misting to reduce dust in their operations.
Blue Water Misting (BWM) analyzed the site in consultation with customer identifying the sources of dust. They thenn purpose designed a system the to help then reduce dust in the areas of: Truck receivals from the farm to silo; Truck load out to the ship loader; Container stuffing; Hopper loading
“We engaged BWM to install dry fog dust suppression at several points in our operation. The result has been a significant reduction in dust emissions,” said Michael Raidis, Manager Sempahore Containers
Blue Water Misting worked with the client to determine the sources of dust and prepare a solution for the fugitive dust emissions. They placed a large power pack centrally on site then used specialist nozzles to produce a DRY FOG that adds less than 0.25% moisture to product.
BWM is designed in Australia and marketed worldwide for use in dust suppression at ports & bulk handling facilities. They employ several techniques to reduce dust they include dry fog misting, extraction and one way barriers –Flex Flap
The company uses a patented system of product specific nozzles to control the spray droplet size and distribution. This control allows the droplets to attach to commodity specific particle sizes and drop them out of the airborne environment.
BWM has developed ore specific nozzles for coal, iron ore, mineral sands, copper concentrates and others and provides dust specific a suppression system that work more efficiently than a normal dust suppression system.
Bruks Siwertell has received an order for two 640 D-type Siwertell ship unloaders from Formosa Plastics... Read more
In this digital age, maritime communications are set to move away from the ‘one size fits all&... Read more
The client Al Sarh Trading Co. in Qatar has commissioned Bedeschi to supply handling equipment to operate... Read more
Bruks Siwertell is strengthening its commitment to understanding the core businesses of its customers... Read more
Leading coatings manufacturer Nippon Paint Marine has launched a new antifouling technology which enhances... Read more
In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. ordered two eco-efficient... Read more
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a two year OnWatch Scout Predict agreement with Load Line Marine... Read more
Bruks Siwertell has won a service order for the total replacement of the electrical control system,... Read more
From unconnected traditional sails to data-driven intelligent ships and ports that make voyages safer... Read more
Mantsinen Group Ltd Oy and its Belgian distributor Heavy Handling bv have agreed to deepen their co-... Read more