Grab automation could be extended to other commodities

Bulking up: automation need not be restricted to just coal and iron ore grabs

Hansaport specialises in the handling of coal and iron ore; however, Bernd Mann, chief development, design and technology officer at automation partner iSam points out that an automated system could be used for any commodity unloaded using grabs, which could, for example, also include potash and sugar.

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