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Retznei’s alternative transport

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

For economical and sustainable operations, Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH’s Retznei plant in Austria relies on alternative fuels and raw materials to ignite the new calciner. To transport, store and dose kiln-ready material efficiently, the cement producer awarded BEUMER Group a contract to develop an individual single-source solution, at the core of which is a U-shaped conveyor. By BEUMER Group, Germany. Lafarge Zementwerke’s Retznei plant, Austria, relies on BEUMER’s single-source solu...

MLT Group acquires TechnicGum

30 March 2021, Published under Cement News

The MLT Group headquartered in Saint-Chamond, France, continues its growth by acquiring the Belgian company TechnicGum, manufacturer of conveyor accessories and equipment. Therefore, the MLT Group continues its growth dynamic defined over two years ago when it was acquired by Frédéric Guillemet and Patrick Vericel. As a result, the MLT Group is expanding its product range. With a full range of conveyor accessories, custom solutions for spillage control improvements and a wide range of tec...

Lafarge Mannersdorf orders new BEUMER conveying system

23 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH in Mannersdorf, Austria, has awarded the contract for a conveying system for alternative fuels and materials to BEUMER Group. The Mannersdorf plant uses plastic waste as an alternative fuel and raw materials. However, when the old conveying system was irreparably damaged after a fire in June 2020, the company commissioned BEUMER Group to supply a new and more powerful system. The order includes two pipe conveyors, which convey the material. The first conveyor has...

Holcim’s ‘ready to use’ belt

29 September 2020, Published under Cement News

When Holcim’s Herrlisheim-près-Colmar site in France was looking to replace its sand extraction conveyor belt, it turned to MLT for its ‘ready-to-use’ belt with ISC ® (Integrated Screw Connection), following the successful installation of a previous project. By MLT, France. Figure 1: Holcim’s Herrlisheim-près-Colmar plant in France installs an MLT belt conveyor with ISC ® (Integrated Screw Connection) MLT (Minet Lacing Technology), based in the Loire region of France, is a ...

Bedeschi updates on LafargeHolcim Maroc's belt conveyor project

18 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has said erection works on a long distance belt conveyor project for LafargeHolcim Maroc's cement plant in Souss are well underway.  Following an intense civil work phase, during which the single trusses were preassembled and equipped with the mechanical comports, the 4.3km long distance belt conveyor has started to take shape. The company said that the site team is taking full advantage of Trimble Connect to facilitate the erection works. Bedeschi has designed and is executin...

Shaping the future together

23 December 2019, Published under Cement News

For over three decades Franz-W Aumund has served as the third-generation owner and president of the AUMUND Group of Companies, an international leader in bulk materials conveying and storage technology. As the company gears towards its 100th anniversary in 2022, Mr Aumund explains the factors behind the German equipment and service provider’s success and discusses why he places so much emphasis on unity between the global members of the group, his commitment to social causes and plans for th...

Saving energy across the board

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

To improve its energy management and reduce fuel costs, the Turkey-based OYAK Group introduced alternative fuels (AFs) at its Denizli Çimento plant. A new fuel transport system was required and the cement producer turned to BEUMER Group for an environmentally friendly and low-energy way of conveying the AFs. By BEUMER Group GmbH & Co KG, Germany. BEUMER Group supplied and installed a single-source solution based on its pipe conveyor technology To improve energy efficiency at its...

Burning used tyres

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

One way of reducing the fossil fuel requirement in clinker production is through the use of alternative fuels (AFs). Walter Materials handling, part of the ATS Group, looks at one plant that has invested in the burning of end-of-life tyres to reduce its thermal energy costs, lower its CO 2 emissions and tackle tyre disposal issues. By Basri Ogut, Walter Materials handling, France. LafargeHolcim invested in an end-of-life tyre project at its Martres-Tolosane plant in France ...

LafargeHolcim replaces 17km-long conveyor

15 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd has completed the replacement of its 17km-long conveyor belt in an effort to reduce noise emissions. The belt was originally installed in 2004 and connects its limestone mine in India to its plant in Surma, Bangladesh. The replacement project was completed in two phases and finished on 18 April, according to Harpal Singh, project head of operations at the Surma plant. "We have finished the replacement work one day ahead of the schedule," said Mr Singh. ...

The evolution of the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump

18 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The Fuller-Kinyon® Pump is celebrating its centenary this year. On this occasion, ICR interviews FLSmidth to discover more about the history of the pump. ICR: What is the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump? The Fuller-Kinyon Pump acts as a line charger. Dry pulverised, free-flowing materials are mixed with air in the pump discharge housing, assuming a flowing, liquid-like condition. In this fluidised condition, the pulverised materials can move through a pipeline as a relatively dense column, and at l...