Hope Downs Project

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Hope Downs Project Design included mechanical design, control system design, and commissioning for a 4 km single flight conveyor with a 2,500 m horizontal curve.

Year Built: 2009
Location: Hope Downs / Rio Tinto, Australia
Conveyor Length: 4.213 km
Power: 1,500 kW
Tonnage: 3,300 tph
Belt Strength:  ST-1400 N/mm
Belt Speed:  7.15 m/s
Material Conveyed:  Iron Ore
Interesting features:
–   2,500 m horizontal curve.
–   4 x 8 m idler spacing.


Hope Downs Project was last modified: May 5th, 2016 by CDI