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Like clockwork

25 June 2012, Published under Cement News

What are the factors that have to be taken into account when chartering self-discharging cement carriers? Practical experience gained during a substantial hydropower dam construction project in Panama provides the answer. Ad Ligthart of Cement Distribution Consultants, who was responsible for the purchase of 260,000t of cement and flyash and the logistics to transport them to the concrete dam site, reports. Changuinola River, Panama Between the end of 2007 and 2011 a large const...

Sumitomo Osaka considers streamlining transport operations, Japan

29 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Sumitomo Osaka Cement is considering an overhaul of the group’s transport operation as it prepares to mark 20 years since the company was merged into a single entity. The Nikkei reports that the Japanese cement producer aims to integrate two transport subsidiaries, Sumise Kaiun Co and Taiyo Kisen Co, in order to revamp its logistics structure which has been in place since the old Sumitomo Cement and former Osaka Cement merged to become Sumitomo Osaka in October 1994. The two transport uni...