Miscellaneous

What does RBCT do?

What does RBCT do?

RBCT Richards Bay Coal Terminal. Richards Bay Coal Terminal (Proprietary) Limited (RBCT) is one of the leading coal export terminals in the world. Opened in 1976 with an original capacity of 12 million tons per annum, it has grown into an advanced 24-hour operation with a design capacity of 91 million tons per annum.

What is the target goal in TBI for hemoglobin Hb)?

Current clinical practice guidelines from trauma and critical care specialties recommend a target Hb of 7–9 g/dl [51,53▪].

Where is RBCT located?

The Port of Richards Bay is located in Richards Bay harbour on the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa, and contains the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) which is the largest coal export facility in Africa….

Port of Richards Bay
Statistics
Annual cargo tonnage 91 million annually

At what HGB do you transfuse?

The American Society of Anesthesiologists uses hemoglobin levels of 6 g/dL as the trigger for required transfusion, although more recent data suggest decreased mortality with preanesthetic hemoglobin concentrations of greater than 8 g/dL, particularly in renal transplant patients.

When to transfuse 8?

A restrictive RBC transfusion threshold of 8 g/dL is recommended for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, cardiac surgery, and those with preexisting cardiovascular disease (strong recommendation, moderate quality evidence).

What is the HGB transfusion threshold for most hemodynamically stable medical and surgical Pts?

Guideline: A hemoglobin threshold of 7 to 8 g/dL is recommended for hemodynamically stable hospitalized patients.

Can traumatic brain injury cause anemia?

Anemia is common among brain-injured patients and associated with worse outcome.

What is the maximum quantity of coal that can be stockpiled at Rbct?

7.7 Million tons
What is RBCT’s stockpile capacity? 7.7 Million tons (“Mt”), although the ideal operating level is 3 to 4 Mt. What equipment does RBCT use to handle the coal? Tandem Tipplers (5 500 tons per hour).

Who owns Richards Bay?

Rio Tinto
The investment value is $463 million (6.5 billion South African rand) and is aimed at sustaining the mine’s capacity and extending the life of the mine….Richards Bay Minerals.

Location
Owner
Company Rio Tinto (74%) Blue Horizon Investments (24%) RBM permanent employees (2%)
Website rbm.co.za

Can a head injury cause Anemia?

Does trauma cause Anemia?

Conclusion: Anemia is common in critically injured trauma patients and persists throughout the duration of critical illness. These patients receive a large number of RBC transfusions during their ICU course with aged blood.