New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system

A TRIAL of x-ray sorting technology by New Hope’s New Acland mine in Queensland has been recognised as an 2018 ABA100 Australian Business Awards winner for Business Innovation for its ability to improve the quality of coal before its processed through the mine’s wash plant.

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New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system New Hope receives innovation accolades for sorter, braking system

Dry sorting machine at New Hope Group's New Acland mine in Queensland.

In what could be the first ever Australian coal application of the novel sorting technology, New Acland Mine trialled x-ray and high pressure air jets to reject material from raw coal at a testing