Curragh Project – World Record
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 of Construction: 2007
Length : 20.0 km
Power: 4,250 kW
Capacity: 2,500 tph
Strength: ST-1500 N/mm
Velocity : 7.5 m/s
- 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.