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Van Aalst wins repeat ship unloader order

08 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Van Aalst Bulk Handling has won a contract to deliver a second ship unloader to one of the largest cement manufacturers in Bangladesh. The pneumatic ship unloader is designed to handle fly ash and is built to cope with the hot and humid conditions in Bangladesh. The ship unloader is rail mounted and located on a jetty at the riverfront. Space is limited on the jetty, therefore we designed a gantry frame for the ship unloader so it can move over the existing conveyor belt. The unloader has...

Bruks Siwertell delivers ship unloader to Ozinga

30 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has delivered a Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader to Ozinga. The next-generation unit promises to secure environmentally-friendly cement handling for the company in the USA. Ordered in 2020 and delivered later in the same year, the 5000 S road-mobile unloader offers totally enclosed, environment-friendly cement handling operations, with the unit delivering a continuous rated unloading capacity of 300tph for vessels up to 5000dwt.    "This is Ozinga's first Siwerte...

Bruks Siwertell completes US ship unloader order

08 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has completed the commissioning of a new Siwertell ST 640-M screw-type ship unloader in Houston, Texas, USA.   The undisclosed owners have switched from bagged to bulk deliveries of cement and building materials, and supporting this transition is a totally enclosed high-capacity ship unloader. "The operator was looking to expand its US operations," explains Per Wahlström, contract manager, Bruks Siwertell. "For some time, it has imported bagged deliveries of cement,...

Bruks Siwertell wins first Caribbean ship loader order

24 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has won a new contract to deliver a Siwertell screw-type ship loader for the totally enclosed, dust-free handling of cement and clinker. It will serve a new cement plant being built in the Caribbean and will provide a unique solution for a complex set of dry bulk material handling requirements.   The type-1B ship loader will deliver cement and clinker handling at a continuous rated capacity of 600tph, with a peak loading rate of 750tph, for vessels up to 20,000dwt. It w...

Colonial Cement orders Bruks Siwertell ship uploader

28 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has been awarded a contract to supply the USA-based Colonial Group with a new high-capacity ship unloader. The fully-enclosed system will deliver dust-free cement handling for the company’s terminal in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and supports Colonial's cement import growth.  The Siwertell 490 F-type ship unloader offers a rated cement handling capacity of 800tph and can discharge vessels up to Panamax size.    "Environmental credentials were a strong factor in securing ...

Ash Grove to modernise Port Manatee terminal with new ship unloader

24 September 2020, Published under Cement News

CRH-owned Ash Grove Cement (formerly Suwannee American Cement) is undertaking a major transformation project at its Port Manatee deepwater import terminal in Florida. The project will improve Ash Grove’s capacity to import cement, cement slag and flyash to meet the existing and future needs of customers in the Florida and south Georgia markets. The upgrade project includes the addition of a high-capacity FLSmidth/Kovako ship unloader at the terminal, together with the upgrade of existi...

Bruks Siwertell wins ship unloader order for Jurong Port

29 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has secured a prestigious new order that will see the company deliver three new Siwertell ship unloaders to Jurong Port in Singapore. The trio of ST 490-M screw-type rail-travelling unloaders will join existing Siwertell technology, delivered in the late 1990s. "It is now time to retire two of those hard-working unloaders,” said Ola Jeppsson, Bruks Siwertell sales manager, APAC. "They have served the terminal well for over two decades, and their proven performance was a deci...

The world’s largest cement terminal

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

With its recent expansion of a 70,000t dome, Beton Provincial’s terminal in Québec, Canada, has become the largest single-user cement terminal in the world. Thanks to its 180,000t of storage capacity it receives cement from two suppliers in the Mediterranean in Supramax vessels, a third domestic supply by self-discharging cement carriers, as well as GGBS and fly ash. The terminal’s size and capabilities make it an exceptional facility. By Ad Ligthart and Marcia Ligthart, Cement Distribution ...

Cement unloading goes electric

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The use of electrical power in the operation of a new cement unloader for US-based Ozinga means the building materials supplier can operate its Chicago terminals with a lower environmental impact and save on energy costs. By Van Aalst Bulk Handling BV, The Netherlands. Ozinga’s new 210tph barge unloader supplied by Van Aalst Bulk Handling Building materials supplier Ozinga needed a new portable cement unloader to serve its Northside and Chinatown terminals in Chicago, Illinois, ...

Euromecc completes installation of Catania cement distribution terminal

19 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Euromecc Srl has completed the installation of a new storage and distribution terminal at the port of Catania, Sicily, for cement distributor Cata Beton. The turnkey project included the installation of two circular silos with a total storage capacity of 8000t. A double discharge cone enables the continuous feeding of tankers through extractor screws equipped with two dedusting telescopic dischargers.   The terminal is completely automated and equipped with radio frequency identification t...