Conjoint Professor Gary James

Bulk Solids Handling Specialist

Conjoint Professor Gary James
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About Gary James

Biography:
Bulks Solids Handling Specialist,
Emtek Pty Ltd


Conjoint Professor School of Engineering University of Newcastle 2013

Ex Director Minerva Engineers

Mechanical Engineer. BE Hons Monash University 1977.

ASBSH Chairman of the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling 1995 to 2005

Bechtel Fellow 2000 to 2003

FIEAUST Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia 1994 to present

NPER, RPEQ, APEC Engineer

39 years experience with Minenco Pty Ltd, Bechtel, Minerva Engineers, Calibre Minerva, Emtek

Patent applications for the:
* Down Under Belt Conveyor DUBC™, that is very low energy, with the carry side under the return, 300mm plus diameter rollers at very large pitches & the carry sets connect directly to the foundation. Fastway HD Foundation™. So there is minimal steel structure required. The conveyor system can be placed at a rate of 9kM in 20 days.
* The use of fibre optic cable to monitor bearings in the idler rolls. Thermal, vibration or acoustic systems are available. Marketed as BRGsensory™

Projects include, Port Waratah PWCS Stage 3, Comalco CAR, Hamersley Iron Channar Iron Ore, Bougainville waste handling, Western Mining Corp , Alcoa, Falconbridge New Caledonia, Newcrest Cadia, Kestrel, Pasminco Century Zinc, Pt Kaltim Prima Coal, Western Turner Syncline, Marradong, Silvergrass

Know-how and experience:
Bulk materials handling systems.
Long overland conveyors. These include PT Kaltim Prima Coal. 13.1kM 4500 tph single flight conveyor and the 2 x 10kM Channar Iron Ore conveyors.
22kM system at Rio Tinto Western Turner Syncline with longest flight 11.8kM, 7.8kM BHP Area C Deposit E, 10.5kM BHP Marradong, 9kM Rio Tinto Silvergrass

Stockyard equipment, stackers, reclaimers, shiploaders. Projects include the Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) Stage 3 expansion to 89Million tonnes per annum

Personal Place of Birth: Conjoint Professor Gary James was born in Australia, Australia.Australia, Australia

Professional Experience 3 Years / 9 MonthConjoint Professor Gary James has 3 years and 9 month professional experience in one position.

  • 2015/07 - today (3 Years / 9 Month)
    Bulk Solids Handling Specialist, Mechanical Design of Materials Handling Equip (Part-time employee)Conjoint Professor Gary James works for Emtek (Pty) Ltd. as Bulk Solids Handling Specialist since July 2015.

    Emtek (Pty) Ltd., Mechanical Engineering

Publications 48Conjoint Professor Gary James wrote 48 publications

  • Mobile Elevator Conveyors [Mobile Elevator Conveyors was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:5 Num:6 Page:1199

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1985/01 (34 Years / 3 Month ago)

  • The Cost effective Design of Long Conveyors, , Indonesian Mining, the decade of Takeoff [The Cost effective Design of Long Conveyors, , Indonesian Mining, the decade of Takeoff was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Mining conference Indonesia 1991

    Jakarta, Australia, 1991/05 (27 Years / 11 Month ago)

  • Cost Effective Bulk Materials Handling. [Cost Effective Bulk Materials Handling. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: MECH91, International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exhibition, IEAUST

    Sydney, Australia, 1991/07 (27 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • Design of a 13.1 km Overland Conveyor [Design of a 13.1 km Overland Conveyor was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:12 Num:4 Page:539

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1992/01 (27 Years / 3 Month ago)

  • A Non-Destructive Test for Belt Splices - How Good Are Your Splices? [A Non-Destructive Test for Belt Splices - How Good Are Your Splices? was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:12 Num:4 Page:579

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1992/01 (27 Years / 3 Month ago)

  • Non Destructive Testing for Belt Splices, Bulk Solids Handling, [Non Destructive Testing for Belt Splices, Bulk Solids Handling, was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Journal , Vol 12 Number 4 Nov 1992

    1992/11 (26 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Mobile Elevator Conveyors. [Mobile Elevator Conveyors. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IEAUST National Conference. September 1993

    Yeppoon, Australia, 1993/09 (25 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Behind Pt Kaltim Prima Coal 13 km Conveyor, [Behind Pt Kaltim Prima Coal 13 km Conveyor, was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Asian Journal of Mining Nov 1993.

    1993/11 (25 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • A Review of Conveyor Take-up Design [A Review of Conveyor Take-up Design was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Mech 94

    Perth, Australia, 1994/05 (24 Years / 11 Month ago)

  • PT Kaltim Prima Coal 13.1 Kilometer Single Flight Overland Conveyor. [PT Kaltim Prima Coal 13.1 Kilometer Single Flight Overland Conveyor. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IEAUST Australian National Conference

    Melbourne, Australia, 1994/07 (24 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • Design Considerations in conveyor Systems. Conveyors: Operation, Maintenance and Design, Towards Best Practice, [Design Considerations in conveyor Systems. Conveyors: Operation, Maintenance and Design, Towards Best Practice, was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1995

    Newcastle, Australia, 1995/03 (24 Years / 1 Month ago)

  • Practical Applications of the Latest Advances in Conveyor Systems in the Mining Industry Long Haul Conveying Systems Improving Conveyor Performance in the Mining Industry [Practical Applications of the Latest Advances in Conveyor Systems in the Mining Industry Long Haul Conveying Systems Improving Conveyor Performance in the Mining Industry was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference 1995

    Australia, 1995/09 (23 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Curved Chutes, Smooth Flow, Keep Damage Low. [Curved Chutes, Smooth Flow, Keep Damage Low. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Handling Review Vol 3 No1 1997

    Sydney, Australia, 1997/05 (21 Years / 11 Month ago)

  • Improving Plant Performance by Reducing Complexity. [Improving Plant Performance by Reducing Complexity. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Handling Review Vol 2 No 1 1997

    Sydney, Australia, 1997/05 (21 Years / 11 Month ago)

  • No Slurry Worries. [No Slurry Worries. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Handling Review Vol 2 No.4 1997

    Sydney, Australia, 1997/05 (21 Years / 11 Month ago)

  • Noise Prediction Tool (Conveyors). [Noise Prediction Tool (Conveyors). was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Handling Review Vol 2 No 4 1997

    Sydney, Australia, 1997/07 (21 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • Improving Plant Performance by reducing complexity [Improving Plant Performance by reducing complexity was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: AIC Mining and Maintenance Summit 1997

    Sydney, Australia, 1997/07 (21 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • PT Kaltim Prima Coal Upgrade Projects. [PT Kaltim Prima Coal Upgrade Projects. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: BULKEX 98 Melbourne Australia

    Australia, 1998/03 (21 Years / 1 Month ago)

  • PT Kaltim Prima Coal Indonesia Coal Handling System [PT Kaltim Prima Coal Indonesia Coal Handling System was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference April 1998

    Sydney, Australia, 1998/04 (21 Years / 0 Month ago)

  • Minimizing Construction Costs of New Iron and Steel Making Projects – Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast [Minimizing Construction Costs of New Iron and Steel Making Projects – Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IBC Conference

    Perth, Australia, 1998/08 (20 Years / 8 Month ago)

  • Run of mine Ore Handling at the Pasminco Century Project [Run of mine Ore Handling at the Pasminco Century Project was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulkex 99 Exhibition and Conference

    Sydney, Australia, 1999/07 (19 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • Improving Conveyor Performance in Mining “ Financial & hazard analysis in conveying” [Improving Conveyor Performance in Mining “ Financial & hazard analysis in conveying” was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: 5th Annual Improving Conference In Mining

    Perth, Australia, 1999/07 (19 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • The Need and Practice of Design Risk Assessment [The Need and Practice of Design Risk Assessment was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IMHC Beltcon 10 conference 19th October

    Johannesburg, South Africa, 1999/10 (19 Years / 6 Month ago)

  • Simple Rules to Approximate Transient Tensions in Belt Conveyors [Simple Rules to Approximate Transient Tensions in Belt Conveyors was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Bulkex 2000

    Melbourne, Australia, 2000/11 (18 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Bechtel & Innovation [Bechtel & Innovation was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Chief Engineers Conference September 12th 2001

    Houston, United States, 2001/09 (17 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • An Overview of the Port Waratah Coal Services Stage 3 Expansion [An Overview of the Port Waratah Coal Services Stage 3 Expansion was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: ASBSH, 7th International Bulk Materials Handling Conference,

    Newcastle,, Australia, 2001/10 (17 Years / 6 Month ago)

  • Innovation in Conveyors. 17 kM 7300 tph conveyor [Innovation in Conveyors. 17 kM 7300 tph conveyor was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: ABHR Australian Bulk Handling Review

    Sydney, Australia, 2004/11 (14 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Design of Rotating Steel Shafts [Design of Rotating Steel Shafts was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Australian Bulk Handing Review ABHR

    Sydney, Australia, 2006/06 (12 Years / 10 Month ago)

  • Handling Primary Crushed Iron Ore [Handling Primary Crushed Iron Ore was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference July 2007

    Perth, Australia, 2007/07 (11 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • Holdbacks. The loads are Shocking [Holdbacks. The loads are Shocking was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference November 2007

    Perth, Australia, 2007/11 (11 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Conveyors in Mining 2008, Iron Ore Processing From Design to Operations [Conveyors in Mining 2008, Iron Ore Processing From Design to Operations was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference November 2008

    Perth, Australia, 2008/11 (10 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Gary James listed in ABHRs top 20 Bulk Material Handling Engineers [Gary James listed in ABHRs top 20 Bulk Material Handling Engineers was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: ABHR Australian Bulk Handling Review

    Sydney, Australia, 2009/09 (9 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Bulk Materials Handling 2010. Bauxite Project Western Australia [Bulk Materials Handling 2010. Bauxite Project Western Australia was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference February 2010

    Brisbane, 2010/02 (9 Years / 2 Month ago)

  • 3rd Annual Bulk Material Handling ASIA 2010, Conveyor Belt Design for Optimum Efficiency [3rd Annual Bulk Material Handling ASIA 2010, Conveyor Belt Design for Optimum Efficiency was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IBC Conference Singapore

    Singapore, Australia, 2010/04 (9 Years / 0 Month ago)

  • Prof. Alan Roberts 80th Birthday Celebration. The Professor and mining from A to Z“ Alumina to Zinc? [Prof. Alan Roberts 80th Birthday Celebration. The Professor and mining from A to Z“ Alumina to Zinc? was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Conference University of Newcastle

    Newcastle, Australia, 2010/04 (9 Years / 0 Month ago)

  • Mining IQ podcast. Mine Site Bulk Materials Handling [Mining IQ podcast. Mine Site Bulk Materials Handling was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Mining IQ Apple Store

    Australia, 2010/09 (8 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Mine Site Bulk Materials handling Forum, Dealing With Rough Terrain. 10.5km Bauxite OLC Case Study [Mine Site Bulk Materials handling Forum, Dealing With Rough Terrain. 10.5km Bauxite OLC Case Study was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IQPC conference

    Perth, Australia, 2010/11 (8 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Rotating Steel Shafts [Rotating Steel Shafts was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Aspec Engineering Technical Article October 2011

    Brisbane, Australia, 2011/10 (7 Years / 6 Month ago)

  • Engineers Australia Workshop. Conveyor Case Study [Engineers Australia Workshop. Conveyor Case Study was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Engineers Australia Conference Centre

    Melbourne, Australia, 2012/03 (7 Years / 1 Month ago)

  • Materials Handling Week 2012, Case Study – Review of an overland conveying system that is currently in design phase. [Materials Handling Week 2012, Case Study – Review of an overland conveying system that is currently in design phase. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference June 2012

    Brisbane, Australia, 2012/06 (6 Years / 10 Month ago)

  • Managing Wet & Sticky High Clay Ores [Managing Wet & Sticky High Clay Ores was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference November 2012

    Perth, Australia, 2012/11 (6 Years / 5 Month ago)

  • Case Study - 20,000 stockpile and 400t Bin Sticky Ore, “ Details, Details, Details ” Bauxite Project WA. [Case Study - 20,000 stockpile and 400t Bin Sticky Ore, “ Details, Details, Details ” Bauxite Project WA. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference June 2013

    Brisbane, Australia, 2013/06 (5 Years / 10 Month ago)

  • Iron Ore Project Case Study – Case Study – Review of an overland conveying system that is currently in construction phase. [Iron Ore Project Case Study – Case Study – Review of an overland conveying system that is currently in construction phase. was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: ICBMH TUNRA International Conference

    Newcastle, Australia, 2013/07 (5 Years / 9 Month ago)

  • The Coal Handbook Towards Cleaner Production [The Coal Handbook Towards Cleaner Production was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Woodhead Publishing

    Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2013/10 (5 Years / 6 Month ago)

  • Conveyor Five (5) Roll Trough Idler Geometry Optimization [Conveyor Five (5) Roll Trough Idler Geometry Optimization was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: ContiTech State of the Art Conference

    Melbourne, Australia, 2015/03 (4 Years / 1 Month ago)

  • Conveyor Five (5) Roll Trough Idler Geometry Optimization [Conveyor Five (5) Roll Trough Idler Geometry Optimization was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Technical Meeting 88th CEMA engineering conference

    Naples Florida, United States, 2015/06 (3 Years / 10 Month ago)

  • PT Kaltim Prima Coal Indonesia Coal Handling System, [PT Kaltim Prima Coal Indonesia Coal Handling System, was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: IIR Conference 28,29 April 98 Sydney

    Sydney, Australia, 2017/09 (1 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Improving availability and maintenance of conveyor belt systems using smart sensing technologies [Improving availability and maintenance of conveyor belt systems using smart sensing technologies was written by Conjoint Professor Gary James in Englishen]

    at: Australian Bulk Handling Review

    Rozelle NSW, Australia, 2017/11 (1 Years / 5 Month ago)

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