Company Seeks to Bring Potash Production to Australia

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potash, or potassium-bearing material, is a necessary ingredient in plant growth, and therefore is used extensively in fertilizer. Though potash is widely used throughout Australia, previously, potash has not been produced in Australia. In a recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald, by Rebecca Le Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value: Fertilizer from Chicken Manure

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

In the past several years, a problem in the agricultural industry has been gaining increasing attention: chicken manure. As chicken farms have blown up in size, the amount of manure they produce has escalated to a nearly unmanageable volume. People are scrambling to find a Continue reading →

 

Waste to Fertilizer Opportunities in Malaysia

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Barry Wilson's Waste Transformation Trip to Malaysia

Feeco Australasia Operations Manager, Barry Wilson, is spreading the word throughout Asia on the expertise that Feeco can bring to the transformation of waste products into valuable resources. Barry has just returned from Malaysia where he has been looking at various waste materials that can Continue reading →

 

FEECO Has A Good Position in the Frac Sand Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Wisconsin Frac Sand Sites

Compared to as Wisconsin’s Gold Rush by some, the boom for frac sand is in heavy swing, and Feeco International is sitting right at the edge of it – literally. With frac sand mines cropping up all over western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, companies can’t Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Pin Mixer is Ideal for De-dusting Coal

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Not only is coal Australia’s main source for power, but it is also a major export. But with loads of coal, comes loads of dust, and dangerous dust at that. Coal dust is an inevitable by-product in the coal industry. Floating coal dust is highly Continue reading →

 

From Peat to Anthracite: Different Types of Coal

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

agglomerated coal fines

Though we might not think about it on a daily basis, coal is a big part of our every day lives, from flipping on a light switch, to heating up the oven for dinner. Coal powers a majority of our electricity here in Australia, and Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value Case Study: SO2 Sludge

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Aside from being hazardous to our health, sulfur dioxide is one of the leading contributors in the formation of acid rain. Sulfur dioxide is produced in the burning of coal, often in utility plants. Coal, which naturally contains sulfur, mixes with oxygen during the burning Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value Case Study: Fly Ash

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

In an article by Robert McCabe, McCabe details the issues arising with safely disposing of mounting fly ash. Fly Ash is a fine, powder-like material, resulting from the burning of coal at power plants. As power needs increase, so do these resulting leftovers. Unfortunately, this Continue reading →

 

Batch Fluid Bed Dryer Cuts Down Time in Agglomeration Feasability Tests

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Batch Fluid Bed Dryer (FEECO Lab)

Agglomeration feasibility tests are now running quicker than ever at FEECO International, with the help of a batch fluid bed dryer. Agglomeration feasibility tests often consist of running numerous trials to find just the right “recipe” for the desired pellet. In the past, during some Continue reading →

 

FEECO International is now hiring!

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Career Banner

This is your opportunity to get into a great position in a family-oriented company. Founded in 1951, FEECO is an international business with a small business feel. FEECO International started out exclusively serving the fertilizer industry as a Fertilizer Engineering & Equipment Company. But over Continue reading →