2012 – IIR Iron Ore Project Development & Logistics Conference 2012, Perth WA

Conclusions:

  • Slurry pipeline has significant advantages for bulk transport
  • Constraints of capacity size, density, critical velocity, sg
  • Calculations, pump stations
  • Route selection
  • Choke stations
  • Operating RISK profile
  • Examples of slurry pipelines
  • Alternate options are rail, slurry pipelines, road transport

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