Belt Conveyors in Mining and Construction 670278

The development and installation of the world’s longest steel cable belt conveyor system is described. This conveyor, with a total length of over 30,000 ft, has been employed to transport approximately 108 million tons of glacial moraine material to the construction site of the Portage Mountain Dam in Vancouver, British Columbia. Its use in this connection has proven that conveyors can be an economical transportation tool under favorable conditions.


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