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Beltcon 21 is scheduled for 2 and 3 August 2023, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park


...organised for the industry, by the industry

2 Category 1 ECSA CPD credits for attendance

Beltcon 21 was held on the 2 - 3 August 2023 at Emperors Palace Conference Centre, Kempton Park (adjacent to OR Tambo International Airport, Gauteng, South Africa.
Now in its 44th year, this prestigious conference is recognised worldwide as a valuable resource in bringing the very latest developments in materials handling to a wide audience.
Up-to-date research, new conveyor techniques, report-backs on methodology and installations and new technology are presented by some of the most eminent international conveying specialists.
Beltcon draws on the expertise of distinguished speakers from academia, researchers, professional engineers working in the field and practical, hands-on conveying experts who present two days of informative and absorbing materials handling and conveying information.
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The conference programme covers a full two days of presentations, with the usual tea and lunch breaks when delegates may visit the exhibition. Delegate packs include a hard copy of the technical paper for each presentation. Two Category 1 CPD credits for attendance accrue to Engineers registered with ECSA. Past papers of conferences Beltcon 1 (1981) through to Beltcon 20 (2019) are available as downloads from the Archives tab.

If you were unlucky and could not attend previous conferences, please visit the Archives tab to see what you missed. All the papers are there and when you see the variety and quality, you won't want to miss the next Beltcon conference!

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There were amazing topics

Energy efficiency, durability of conveyor belt top covers, gearless drives, pulley lagging friction, pipe conveyors, steel cord splice fatigue, dynamic belt simulation, high capacity Flyingbelt, conveyor loading underground, legislative framework, belt handling equipment, Sandwich belt high angle conveyors, gussetted transfer chutes, Klipspruit curved overland conveyor.


by Speakers from all over the world:

Dave Pitcher, Wilco Uys, Zoltan Tarpay, Shaun Reid, Mario Dilefeld, Brett DeVries, Sergio Zamorano, Yijun Zhang, Eric Fimbinger, Stefano Cattaneo, Alex Lebedev, Jaco Swartz, Simon Curry, Joseph Dos Santos, Paul Munzenberger, Marian Otrebski, Egbert le Roux.