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Slurry Pipelines

  • Slurry sector steps up in Australia

    With the advent of Australia's mining "˜boom', the slurry pipelines sector has received a welcome boost to its level of investment and construction activity, most of which has been particularly notable in Western Australia.

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  • The Savage River Slurry Pipeline

    The world's first slurry pipeline, transporting iron ore, was built in Tasmania in 1967. N.T. (Norm) Cowper, the principal of SlurrySystems, was the superintendent responsible for construction, start-up and operation of the pipeline for the first one-and-a-half years of operation. The system was a highly successful operation, which paved to way for worldwide acceptance of transportation of coal and other minerals over long distances by pipeline.

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  • APIA benefits promoted at slurry pipelines event

    The 2nd Annual Slurry Pipeline Summit 2012 was recently held in Fremantle from 20-21 November, and organisers IIR Conferences kindly allowed Philip Venton to briefly discuss the benefits that the APIA, together with its service providers, suppliers, contractors and supporting organisations, can bring to the slurry pipeline industry.

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  • Slurry pipelines on the move

    A number of slurry pipeline projects are in planning and under construction in Australia and Papua New Guinea. The Australian Pipeliner takes a look at the exciting activity surrounding slurry pipeline development.

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