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MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

Welcome! Below you will find a collection of insights by leading professionals detailing their experiences in the bulk handling industry.

No More Conveyor-Related Fatalgrams Please!

I was disappointed the other day when I received a fatalgram from MSHA. A miner can visit MSHA’s website and sign up for Fatality Reports, commonly referred to as fatalgrams. ...
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Assuming Positive Intent Within Your Plant

Sometimes...most of the time...all of the time, it’s your people that make the biggest impact on your plant’s success. For over 75 years, we have supplied bulk material ...
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What is the Low-Hanging Fruit of Reducing Dust and Spillage?

It seems like most plants or mines that operate belt conveyors fight dust and spillage problems. I take calls and emails about it every day. Our inside sales reps constantly ...
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Does Finished Cement Belong On The Ground?

Seeing the light bulb go off for two cement terminal managers in front of my own eyes was an experience I won’t soon forget. When talking about the costs and risks associated ...
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"How Do I Really Get This Belt Clean?"

The other day I received a call from a customer trying desperately to get a limestone belt clean. He told me, “when the conveyor was purchased it came with a wiper on it, but ...
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Belt Tracking [Feud]

In a recent survey, we asked over 1000 conveyor users "what is your biggest problem with belt conveyors?’" (read in your best Steve Harvey/Family Feud host voice)  Over 65% ...
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