Lokotrack's GCC screen debut

Published 14 December 2016

The need for a clean cement additive at Grupo Cementos Chihuahua (GCC)’s Rio Grande plant, USA, resulted in the installation of a new Metso Lokotrack ST2.8 screen. Thanks to its high throw and large screening area, the mobile scalping screen is helping the cement works to produce cement additives that meet the stringent requirements of GCC’s production process, resulting in significant cost savings. By Metso Corporation, USA.

Metso's Lokotrack ST2.8 mobile scalping screen helps GCC's quarry deliver a very clean

limestone product for the plant's cement additive

GCC America’s Rio Grande plant, located south of Pueblo, Colorado, USA, which opened in 2008, is equipped with one of the most technologically-advanced cement mills in the country. It has its own limestone quarry on site, from where it sources part of its raw materials, including a cement additive for the plant’s mills. To produce this additive, GCC requires a very clean, 1 x 4in limestone product.

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