Tag: Slurry pump

Mining & Resources

Slurry Pipelines Summit “re-energised” participants

On the 11th & 12th of November 2014, Informa ran the 4th Annual Slurry Pipelines Conference in Perth. It is the world’s only event to focus solely on mineral slurry pipelines and in particular the intricacies of their design, construction and maintenance. The event was very well received by delegates, speakers, exhibitors and other attendees,…

26 Nov 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Technological challenges in Slurry Systems

By Paul Slatter*, Principal Engineer, Rheology and Slurry Engineering at ATC Williams Pumped slurry pipeline design requires accommodating at least three complicating factors. These are: The heterogeneous/settling characteristics of the slurry The homogeneous/non-Newtonian characteristics of the slurry The degrading effect of slurry on pump performance Both the heterogeneous and homogeneous characteristics of the slurry affect…

11 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights