The latest slurry handling solutions indicate the core needs of miners facing uncertainty

By Jesse Morton, Technical Writer

These hard times in the coal sector may someday prove to have had an upside, according to some insiders in the slurry handling solutions space. For example, better days and markets may have had the dubious side effect of validating inefficient processes and technologies at mines. “The mining sector already tended to be old school,” Trey Walters, the founder of a company that makes software that models fluid system dynamics. “It is also the case in developing countries where the engineers have lower labor costs and sometimes less budget to procure the latest technologies.”
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