To bring limestone from a mine in India to a cement plant in Bangladesh, the longest conveyor belt was commissioned in 2005.
There are no intermediate drives or transfers between both end pulleys.
The belt is 35 km long, 800 mm wide, type St 2500.
The entire conveyor has been put on trestles.
Coordinates: 25°2'51.42"N 91°39'32.94"E
The longest belt conveyor system globally has been operating in Western Sahara for more than 30 years.
One can easily detect it by the phosphate spillage south of it.
It is conveying phosphate from the Bu Craa mine to the coast at El Aaiún.
The system consists of 11 flights of up to 11,7 km, totalling to a little more than 100 km conveying length.
The capacity is 2000 t/h. The belt type is St 2500. Belt width 800 mm.
Coordinates: 27°02'48.49"N 13°24'43.07"W