Curragh Project – World Record

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Curragh Project World Record Design included mechanical design, control logic, and commissioning support. – World’s longest 20 km overland trough conveyor. Responsible for mechanical design, control logic for starting and stopping, head tail drive, and commissioning support, in association with Laing O’Rourke.

Year Built: 2007
Location: Australia
Conveyor Length: 20.0 km
Power: 4,250 kW
Tonnage: 2,500 tph
Belt Strength:  ST-1500 N/mm
Belt Speed:  7.5 m/s
Material Conveyed: Coal
Interesting features:
–   World’s longest trough belt from 2007 to 2015.
–   This is a horizontally curved conveyor, 20 km overland.
–   The theoretical power analysis agrees within a few percentage points of field measurements.

Chute Design

Project scope included chute design and DEM analysis for two chutes in a system conveying coal up to 2,500 tph.
Number of Chutes: 2
Chute Design: Yes
ROCKY DEM Analysis: Yes
Capacity:  2,500 tph


World Record Project

Curragh Project – World Record was last modified: May 5th, 2016 by CDI