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ACC: ready for the upturn

09 April 2013, Published under Cement News

As the housing market continues to exercise drag on Florida’s economy, the state’s cement market continues to lag the rest of the US. However, with pent-up demand continuing to increase, Florida is poised to have excellent years ahead. For American Cement Company LLC (ACC), this prospect calls for additional investment and the company briefly outlines its cement works. By American Cement Co, USA. As the market recovers, ACC intends to make the necessary investments to allow for a c...

Networking, not replacing

03 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Through intelligent networking of its plant logistics control with a planning system that includes GPS location and telematics, German cement producer Rohrdorfer Zement is able to fully integrate all components of its cement delivery process. The resultant increased utilisation of its vehicles helps the company to lower its CO2 emissions. Solutions provider OAS AG tracks the journey. Rohrdorfer Zement networked its plant logistics control system with a planning system, fully integr...

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...