Joel is a globally recognised materials handling expert with 25+ years of experience in marine bulk terminal projects around the world.

Optimizing the Selection of Bulk Transportation Systems
By Joel Shirriff

To maximise value of bulk transportation systems, trade-off studies evaluate different transport options for the entire network from plant to destination.

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Implementing Containerised Bulk Handling at Las Bambas
By Joel Shirriff

For the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru we integrated a modern multi-modal containerised bulk handling system into a conventional bulk terminal logistics system.

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Simulation Modelling for Bulk Terminals
By Joel Shirriff

Simulation modelling can add considerable value in bulk terminal operations planning processes by identifying design and operational solutions that drive process improvement and performance optimisation. Find out how.

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Modern Containerized Bulk Handling
By Joel Shirriff

Recent developments in containerized bulk handling technology remove many of the challenges associated with conventional containers and offer opportunities for increased efficiency.

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Assessing System Throughput Capacity Using Simulation
By Joel Shirriff

Ausenco's system throughput simulation study helped Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal optimise their yard management strategy.

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