Category: Featured

SOTO INTRODUCES SAFE, EFFICIENT UNDERGROUND SURGE BIN INSPECTION

Posted on January 14, 2019

Surge bins installed at the end of colliery conveyer belts are often a critical component of the underground coal transportation process. The word ‘component,’ however, is a bit too modest to describe them, as surge bins are usually big and cumbersome. When the time comes to inspect the inside of a surge bin, the task […]

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SOTO proud to be involved with revolutionary Isodynamics Reviver ‘Adam & Eve Machine’

Posted on December 14, 2018

Innovative engineering by a great Australian inventor Australian inventors have a history of quietly coming up with world-first devices and technologies, including such familiarities as the cochlear implant, WiFi, and the aviation ‘black box.’ The salubrious Sydney suburb of Cronulla is on the verge of being put on the innovation map by another outstanding inventor. […]

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SOTO Supports ‘We Ride Australia’

Posted on November 5, 2018

It’s no secret that we love cycling here at SOTO, but even more than that, we believe in sustainability so when We Ride Australia approached us to talk about improved infrastructure and transport options for all Aussies, it was a no-brainer. We Ride was originally established as the Cycling Promotion Fund in 2000 but was […]

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Bulk Materials Handling: DEM Impact Analysis Conveyor Chute Design Comparison

Posted on October 10, 2018

DEM (discrete element modelling) is a powerful technique used to model particle flow in the design of bulk materials handling equipment. Insights gained from DEM analyses can help design more efficient equipment and transfer chutes. Among others, DEM is useful in predicting bulk materials flow patterns and flow rates; wear patterns; and velocity profiles relative […]

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SOTO staff lend a hand to drought affected farmers with Buy a Bale.

Posted on September 13, 2018

Looking at a drought affected plain from above looks like something from an Indigenous art gallery – the brown concentric circles of dried out plough tracks resembling the Aboriginal dot paintings we all know and love. But whilst the lack of rain we experienced this past autumn and winter might have been great for getting […]

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