(EnergyAsia, December 29, Monday) — The ‘Bulk Materials Handling Asia’ (BMH 2009) conference will be held at the M Hotel in Singapore from February 16 to 19.

BMH Asia 2009 is the first event in the region that caters to the mining, cement, agriculture, fertiliser, chemical, ports, bulk logistics, coal fired power plant companies as well as other bulk material handling related companies. The conference will focus on the entire value chain of bulk material handling from the mine sites, manufacturing plants, material handling plants to the ports or end users.

Topics covered at the event include dry bulk demand, operational challenges and issues, logistical and transportation challenges, bulk material handling port and terminal facilities, and India’s future port and infrastructure plans.

Maintenance and bulk handling processes, dust mitigation strategies, plant design and maintenance, powder storage and contamination prevention, and environmental and occupational safety issues will also be discussed.

Speakers at the event include Alan Roberts (University of Newcastle), Yang Shicheng (Cosco), Jiho Song (Ssang Yong Cement),  Paul Mulder (Hancock Prospecting), Saptono Iriyano (PT Multi Terminal Indonesia),  Glenn Hallahan (Connell Wagner), Clive Plunkett (Queensland Rail Network), Kevin O’ Donovan (IMC Resources),  RS Gautam (Ispat Industries), Sanjiv Garg (Rail Vikam Nagas),  Steve Lewis (Dampier Port Authority),  Daya Dayawansa (Maintenance Technology Institute), John Visser (Rio Tinto Iron Ore), Brian Hooker (Enerflex Environmental) and Gilbert Nisapih (PT International Technology Solutions).

‘Bulk Materials Handling Asia’ is organised by IBC Asia. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.