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Holcim US invests US$20.5m in Fremont low-carbon cement storage

08 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Holcim (US) has expanded its low-carbon cement storage capacity with a 50,000t storage dome in Fremont, Nebraska, USA. Located on a 10.1ha (25 acre) plot, the 35.4m (116ft) cement storage dome will enable the company to make its ECOPlanet low-carbon cement available. "Nebraska, Omaha in particular, and nearby Midwest cities are experiencing an influx of construction projects, with new infrastructure being introduced every day," said Patrick J. Cleary, senior vice president of Cement Sale...

Saxum partners Dome Technology in Argos dome project

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Saxum has reported that it is working on the project for the expansion of the Argos USA 's Port Terminal, Houston, Texas, USA. Along with project partners Dome Technology , Saxum is constructing a new 50,000t storage dome at the terminal. CemNet reported in January 2023 that Argos USA ordered a Bruks Siwertell 490 M-type ship unloader for this terminal.

Hollingshead Cement opens new terminal

28 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Hollingshead Cement, the cement division of SRM Concrete, has opened a new cement terminal in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The dome-style terminal is capable of housing up to 50,000t of cement. SRM Concrete CEO, Jeff Hollingshead, stated, “We are thrilled to announce the opening of this new state-of-the-art terminal here in Nashville, and we are looking forward to servicing our own cement needs and those of our customers. Over the course of the last few years, the cement supply has been ...

Continental Cement Co to open new cement storage facility

16 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement Co, LLC ( Summit Materials, Inc ) will host a ribbon cutting event for its new cement storage dome in Davenport , Iowa, USA, on 20 March 2023. “The investment by Summit Materials of approximately US$30m in the largest cement storage dome in North America, represents a strong vote of confidence in Continental Cement and a commitment to sustained operations and investment in the State of Iowa,” said David Loomes, president of Continental Cement. The dome provides ...

Well-rounded thinking

06 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Until recently, square and rectangular explosion venting has been the norm in storing products prone to deflagration, but one US team has developed a round hybrid model for bulk-storage domes at two biomass companies in 2016. Dome Technology pioneers round explosion vents as a custom, stronger alternative to traditional square and rectangular vents. By Rebecca Long Pyper, Dome Technology, USA. As they are truss-and support free, storage domes offer benefits in terms of explosion preve...

Going under cover

09 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Metal dome technology has ’covered’ an entire world of clinker, cement and raw materials facilities. During the handling of large volumes of dry bulk materials, cement companies are increasingly looking for ways to contain dust and other emissions that are both economical and environmentally-responsible. Until recently these two key benchmarks often appeared diametrically opposed, but advanced storage technology has succesfully enabled cement producers to meet these requirements. By Melanie ...