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Mining industry

Mining Industry

Comprehensive handling solutions for mining operations across the globe

One of the most demanding environments for plant and equipment, the mining sector demands the highest quality standards when it comes to plant and equipment.

For decades, the Greenbank Group has delivered a broad spectrum of products and services to the mining industry, including the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke bulk material handling systems.

From conventional bulk material conveying systems and belt weighers to abrasion-resistant lined pipework, chutes and bunkers, our team of expert engineers has a proven track record of delivering reliable and cost-effective solutions for mining operations of all sizes.

Our expertise in the use of cast basalt, alumina ceramic and other wear-resistant linings has seen Greenbank lead on the installation of new bulk handling systems in mines across the world, as well as the refurbishment of and upgrades to existing mining equipment.

Employing the latest advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and discrete element method (DEM) modelling techniques, as well as 3D laser scanning and mapping, we can manage projects from start to finish – drawing on cross-sector experience to provide comprehensive solutions for mine operators looking to enhance performance and drive down operational costs while reducing their impact on the environment.

Key Service Areas

Bulk Materials Handling, minerals ore and coal preparation


  • New equipment / upgrades / refurbishment
  • Conventional conveying systems
  • Transfer chute design
  • Hydraulic conveying systems
  • Reduction of fuel degradation and dust

Manufacture / Supply / Installation

  • Lined and unlined chutes, hoppers, bunkers and pipes
  • Pipe supporting and secondary steelwork
  • Diverter valves
  • Abrasion-resistant pipework and expansion joints
  • Volumetric and gravimetric feeders
  • Lined hydrocyclones
  • Cyclones, fan housings and fan rotors



  • New equipment / upgrades / refurbishment
  • Conventional conveying systems
  • Hydraulic conveying systems
  • Pipe conveyers
  • Conveyor screws
  • Hydrocyclones

Manufacture / Supply / Installation

  • Cyclones, fan housings, fan rotors and separators,
  • Flotation and thickener tanks
  • Screw conveyor
  • Diverter valves
  • Abrasion-resistant linings in-works and on-site
  • Abrasion-resistant pipework and expansion joints
  • Pipework wear monitoring
  • Pipe supports and secondary steelwork
  • Belt Weighers
  • Volumetric and gravimetric feeders

Wear Protection


  • Material selection
  • Development and design
  • Lining of new and existing equipment
  • Refurbishment
  • Site and workshop services


  • Cast basalt Pipes and tiles
  • High Alumina Ceramic Al2O3
  • Zalcon Zirconium Corundum ceramics
  • Vacuum bonded ceramics
  • Chromium Carbide Plate, Hardox
  • NiHard castings
  • Abrasion-resistant epoxy
  • Wear-resistant castables and compounds.
  • Silicon Carbide ceramics

Engineering Services


  • 3D laser scanning and mapping, 3D modelling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modelling
  • Discrete Element Modelling (DEM)
  • Design calculations, engineering and detail design
  • Feasibility studies
  • Scheme proposal
  • Pneumatic conveying - Lean and dense phase

Manufacture / Supply / Installation

  • Site survey
  • Site project management
  • Mechanical installation
  • Refurbishment of equipment
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)

Continuous Weighing


  • Belt weighers for fixed belts
  • Volumetric and gravimetric feeders
  • Mobile plant and crushers
  • Weigh feeders and controllers
  • Full or partial replacement and upgrades of older systems


  • Belt weigher systems, weigh feeders and controllers, spares, services and calibrations.
  • Contracts including calibration certificates on all makes of controllers & systems
  • Volumetric and gravimetric feeders
  • Site services including new installations, calibrations, upgrades and breakdown repairs

Accreditations & Associates

Forefront UKAS
rospa 2023 President's Award
rail forum midlands
rail alliance