SAMSON Materials Handling wins order

SAMSON Materials Handling will provide four Eco Hoppers with ATEX for the Port of Mombasa SAMSON Materials Handling will provide four Eco Hoppers with ATEX for the Port of Mombasa

Bulk materials handling solutions provider SAMSON Materials Handling has won an order from TradeMark East Africa for four Eco Hoppers with ATEX to be delivered to the Port of Mombasa in Kenya.

The company, part of the AUMUND Group, will supply products that will aid the port’s imports of clinker, coal and gypsum in an environmentally-respectful manner.

A number of dust reduction measures will operate at both the intake area of the Eco Hopper itself and on a dusting system located between the hopper and truck.

Dust reduction measures in the order include an automatic reverse-jet cleaning system, air compressors, an inlet grill with suction capacity, a flex-flap creating a pressure differential and a dust filter unit on three sides of the hopper.

Each Eco Hopper is mounted on a chassis, making the configuration’s total height 15.7 metres, which ensures a truck clearance height of more than 4 metres.

The Hoppers’ travel is mobile-powered and the products also have crabbing functionality, allowing specific positioning of the hoppers alongside the vessel, as well as a peak throughput rate of 700tph.

Each Hopper’s inlet grill measures 6m x 6m and is topped by a 2m high shroud, creating an aperture of 8.2m x 8.2m for grab discharge and therefore mitigating the effects of high winds.

The use of ATEX with dust filtration import hoppers is a first of its kind in the market.

Management of air quality and fugitive dust is important at the port as operations occur in a dusty atmosphere which has high levels of humidity and temperatures between 22 and 40 degrees centigrade.

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Donut Fenders delivered for river lock at Langwedel, Germany

The lock Langwedel is one of numerous locks along river Weser in Northern Germany. It is operational... Read more

SFT Fenders protect new berth in Tórshavn, Faroer Island

Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands’ largest and busiest port, was facing limited operational space in 2016 ... Read more

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. Introduces the Battery Electric ZLC Series

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. is proud to announce the release of the ZLC Series. Read more

Bruks Siwertell’s proven technology and delivery capabilities secures new ship loader contract from Martin Operating Partnership

Bruks Siwertell’s proven technology and delivery capabilities secures new ship loader contract from ... Read more

Crane with lifting cantilever for Dutch customer

Kuenz recently delivered a rail-mounted container crane to the Netherlands that features a lifting c... Read more

Taylor’s New Focus on International Markets

Taylor is proud to announce a new focus on the International markets for heavy industrial lift equip... Read more

View all