Siwertell secures order from South Texas Cement

Siwertell secures order from South Texas Cement
01 October 2018

Siwertell, part of Sweden’s Bruks Siwertell Group, has received an order from US-based GCCM Holdings LCC to supply a high capacity ship unloader for South Texas Cement’s terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.

The Siwertell ST 640-M unit will have a continuous rated cement-handling capacity of 1500tph and be able to unload ships of up to 60,000dwt.

"Siwertell’s demonstrated ability was a large factor in the decision to choose them for this project," said Earl Ingram, president of GCCM Holdings and South Texas Cement. "Machine size and unloading rate were extremely important. This particular machine is well within the operational range of many other machines that Siwertell currently has in service, and when combining all of the deciding factors that led to choosing a mechanical unloader, it was apparent that Siwertell was the best fit for our needs," said Mr Ingram.

The unloader is currently under construction and will be delivered fully-assembled by heavy-lift ship to the port. The company will supervise its commissioning, with the unit expected to enter operation in June-August 2019.

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