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Robson Handling Technology names new chairman

11 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Julie Kenny, chairman of Robson Handling Technology Robson Handling Technology announced yesterday the appointment of Julie Kenny CBE as chairman who takes the reins from outgoing chairman, Bill Speirs. Jeff Hudson, CEO of Robson, welcomed Julie stating, “To attract someone of Julie’s calibre is testament to the strength and potential of Robson in its markets. With a CBE to her name, along with being the Vitalise Businesswoman of the Year in 2013 and PWC Private Businesswoman...

Cemex UK installs Terex Fuchs SHL885

08 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex UK have recently taken delivery of the world’s first electrically-powered Terex Fuchs SHL885 material handler, supplied by UK distributors Blue Fuchs. Representing a total investment of GBP1.5m, the new 95t material handler is mounted on rails on a jetty at Cemex’s Dagenham Wharf operation, on the river Thames, where it is used to unload ships delivering limestone from Raynes Quarry, in north Wales. Capable of travelling along virtually the entire length of the jetty, the machine’...

Terex completes Cemex refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system

26 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Terex Material Handling’s Demag Service team has completed a major refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system at the Cemex cement production facility in Rugby. The plant is Cemex’s largest UK operation, working 24/7 and outputting over 5000tpd. The 28m span, 18t SWL Demag double girder, overhead travelling crane, equipped with a 6t capacity bucket, is situated in the plant’s natural gypsum, synthetic gypsum and limestone store. Some 30 lorries per day deliver raw material, tipping it...

FLSmidth receives order for material handling stockyard system in Qatar

14 November 2013, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth, in a consortium with Six Construct, has received an order from Qatar Primary Materials Co (QPMC). The order value for FLSmidth is approximately EUR140m and covers supply of conveying and stacking systems for the Gabbro terminal expansion located in Mesaieed Industrial City, approximately 35km south of Doha, the capital of Qatar. The scope of supply includes a large high capacity conveying system, a complete integrated instrumentation and control system, complete stockyard equipmen...

New contract from Cimento Itambé, Brazil

08 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Cimento Itambé has awarded Aumund do Brasil and Schade Lagertechnik GmbH a contract for the rebuilding of a limestone storage facility. Apart from the refurbishment of an existing scraper reclaimer, the supply of a new bridge reclaimer forms part of the scope of supply which is scheduled to be employed for homogenised reclaiming of the raw material. Whilst the refurbishment of the old unit was the first to be implemented, the new bridge reclaimer has been in service since the beginning of 20...

Handling and storage solutions

21 December 2011, Published under Cement News

The scope and supply of the Aumund Group to the cement industry has covered various material handling equipment options from elevators and weighfeeders to chain conveyors, surface feeders and pan conveyors to name but a few. Now, with the advance of ‘mega cement plants’ it has further designed and upgraded its equipment and with its expanding international distribution outlets, the company now serves its customers’ needs faster and more efficiently worldwide. Aumund successfully completed a ...

Rock solid support

24 October 2011, Published under Cement News

Dr Clark ponders the reasons for renewed interest in the quarry chemistry control and decision support system first presented in the February 2002 edition of International Cement Review. Cement producers need to limit variation of raw materials by introducing controls During the last year Whitehopleman has experienced revived interest in the quarry chemistry control system which we first wrote about in the February 2002 edition of ICR. Why this rekindling of interest in such a s...