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Flexicon (Europe) Ltd opens French office

20 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Bulk handling equipment supplier Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in France to provide factory-direct sales and application engineering service to customers in Dijon and surrounding regions. The new office will be headed by Emmanuel Decoeur, regional sales manager. Headquartered in the USA, Flexicon are a leading producer of bulk handling equipment offered throughout Europe since 1974.

FLSmidth sells bulk material handling business

10 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has reached an agreement to sell its bulk material handling business to Rainbow Heavy Machineries. The transaction has been structured as a sale of certain assets. As a result of the transaction, FLSmidth will exit the non-mining bulk material handling business.                                          The main part of FLSmidth's non-mining related bulk material handling business is delivered out of Wadgassen GmbH in Germany. The non-mining bulk handling business has been for sale ...

Martin Engineering opens new UK facility

20 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Bulk handling specialist Martin Engineering has opened a new facility in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK, to offer an improved service to UK and Scandinavian customers. The team at Mansfield will be lead by Aaron Bartram, who has 30 years of experience running major production operations in the heavy building products sector. “The UK and Scandinavia are centres of excellence when it comes to bulk material handling and processing,” said Robert Whetstone, Martin Engineering’s European vice p...

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, ...

Siwertell AB under new ownership

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

In a new agreement Cargotec and JCE Invest AB have established a new joint venture, Bruks Siwertell Group (BSG), specialised in dry bulk handling. BSG will own Siwertell AB, which was previously part of Kalmar Business Area within Cargotec, and BRUKS Holding AB, previously part of JCE Group. Both companies are world-leading suppliers of bulk materials handling solutions. Cargotec will own 48 per cent of the shares in Bruks Siwertell Group with the balance of shares owned by JCE Invest AB....

Powtech 2017

20 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The Messe Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany, was host to Powtech 2017 between 26-28 September. Six exhibition halls served some 850 exhibitors, highlighting both companies and products involved in processing, analysis and handling of powder and bulk products, including the cement sector. Some 850 exhibitors informed visitors about the innovations in the fields of packaging and bulk materials handling at Powtech 2017, Germany ICR toured the halls to see the latest innova...

Siwertell wins 'Best Ship Loading/Unloading System' industry award

16 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Siwertell, part of Cargotec, recently won its fourth IBJ (International Bulk Journal) award for its Siwertell products. This year, as in 2013 and 2009, Siwertell received the award for the Best Shiploading/Unloading System. In 2011, Siwertell won the IBJ award for Environmental Protection. Presenting the award to the Siwertell team at the Beurs-World Trade Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17 November this year, IBJ said: "Siwertell convinced our judges that its innovative developme...

Brazil: Schade provides raw material handling solution for Ciplan

08 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Schade has carried out an order for the Brazilian cement producer Ciplan Cimento Planalto S/A at its 1.6Mta Sobradinho plant which is due to start up later this year. Schade supplied a circular column equipped spreader with a flow rate of 1800tph (max 2000tph) and a 23m beam as well as a belt width of 1400mm. In addition, the scope of delivery includes a Schade bridge scraper equipped with a harrow covering the entire area of the stockpile’s profile. The bridge scraper can be operated with a...

Fly ash handling solutions

20 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Part of HeidelbergCement, Cementa AB in Slite, on the island of Gotland in Sweden, is one of Europe’s most modern and energy-efficient cement plants. Bulkteknik Sweden recently finished building a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling solution for the cement works. By Bulkteknik AB, Sweden. Bulkteknik Sweden recently completed a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling facility for Cementa’s Slite plant The new fly ash handling facility is a complete turnkey solutio...

Bulk handling the Van Aalst way

10 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Van Aalst Bulk Handling BV (VABH), based in The Netherlands, is globally renowned for its versatile pneumatic shipunloading systems, capable of handling cement capacities of between 50-1000tph and serving ships of up to 65,000dwt. This article by Van Aalst Bulk Handling BV, Dragon Alfa Cement Ltd and ICR explores the history of the group and the fundamental technologies and solutions on offer, alongside recent experiences of leading UK cement importers, Southern Cement and Dragon Alfa Cement...