New order for B&W Mechanical Handling - Brazil

New order for B&W Mechanical Handling - Brazil
Published: 11 November 2010

B&W Mechanical Handling Limited has delivered the first of its new port-side mobile unloading Eco Hoppers to Brazilian company Cimento Apodi via the B&W sister company Aumund do Brazil Limited. Cimento Apodi has invested in the unloading facility as part of its new project to build a 30,000t per month cement milling facility located adjacent to the port. Apodi plans to initially invest US$60m during the first phase of the cement unit project. Installed during July 2010 at the port of Pecem, the Eco Hopper is ready to receive an initial 71,000t of imported material; 50,000t of slag and 21,000t of clinker purchased from China.