Unleashing dry bulk potential

Published 23 August 2013

The use of advanced automation technologies in the dry-bulk industry has become a key success factor to establish an efficient, high-quality and competitive supply chain that is significantly improving the ‘capital-efficient tonne’ output. Optimised and unmanned operation of dry-bulk equipment now receives assistance from FLSmidth as the company offers its BulkExport™ solution. By FLSmidth, Denmark.

There are currently more than 30 BulkExpert systems in operation with various combinations

of stacker/reclaimers, ship loaders/unloaders and train load-out stations

Achieving optimal return on capital investment is the daily challenge of mine and port terminal operators globally. FLSmidth® BulkExpert™ is a patented solution that focusses on unmanned and optimised operation of  dry-bulk equipment and is already lowering tonnage costs and increasing returns for major dry-bulk terminals in Europe, North America, Australia, Brazil and Malaysia.

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