Using the RAM Revolver and Containerized Bulk Handing process – Codelco who is the largest copper producing company in the world has revolutionized mining logistics of its copper concentrate.
It has re-engineered bulk handling, using a completely sealed zero material loss system from the mine to the hatch of the ship at Puerto Angamos in Mejillones, Chile.
The traditional method of bulk exporting of copper concentrate uses trucking, warehousing and ship loading conveyor systems, all of which result in small material loss. To complement its operations, Codelco started from the beginning and designed a whole new system that completely encloses the material from the pit to the hatch of the ship.
Read the full Dry Cargo International editorial published September 2015
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