1,054,857. Raising liquids. COMBUSTION ENGINEERING Inc. May 1, 1964 [May 8, 1963], No. 18318/64. Heading F1R. A slurry-handling apparatus for conveying a 20% water-coal slurry from a centrifuge 10 to a furnace pulverizing mill 26, comprises a collector surface 16 in a casing 18, 20 on which the slurry is deposited by centrifuge 10, and scrapers 48 mounted on chains 38 for removing the slurry from collector 16 and conveying it to pulverizer 26. Chains 38 are driven by a motor 46 through sprockets 42 and guided by sprockets 50. An air blast may be provided at the bottom of casing portion 18 to prevent accumulation of the slurry.