Assisted with the evaluation of railcar dump system improvements to reduce dust emissions while unloading soda ash. Improvements included new Burnley Baffles and an assessment of the existing dust collection system.
ANSAC engaged DPG to prepare a technical report describing equipment, technologies and operating practices for minimizing dust emissions and reducing product losses due to spillage while unloading soda ash from vessels. To aid in the evaluation of existing conditions, G. Douglas, with ANSAC representatives, visited several sites in Asia. All cargo unloading locations utilize grab […]
Evaluation and design of conveyor transfers for multi-cargo shiploader and 2-speed conveyors. Employed stream flow methodology and DEM modeling to develop moving-wall, adjustable deflectors and transfer chutes for variable flow characteristics. Designs addressed product aeration and impact, reducing spillage and dust emissions.
Port of San Diego is a Multi-Use Port handling automobiles, lumber, dry bulk (cement, sand and soda ash), liquid bulk, breakbulk, general cargo, military cargo and project cargos. Performed various Port Planning assignments including a dry bulk terminals evaluation for proposed construction materials import facilities (cement, sand and aggregates). Assisted the Port with the preparation […]