Day: August 29, 2018

Early detection system catches Fortescue conveyor belt rip

An early belt rip was identified by ‘smart data’ monitoring systems on a major Fortescue Metals Group iron ore stockyard conveyor in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The early detection led to an automatic shutdown of the conveyor, stopping it from causing further, significant damage. The yard belt is vital to Fortescue’s Anderson Point operation as it carries…

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