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Dome Technology completes Davenport cement DomeSilo project

14 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement Co ( Summit Materials ) has built another DomeSilo with Dome Technology, this time at its Davenport , Iowa, USA facility. The DomeSilo can store 125,000stof cement powder, and according to Dome Technology’s records, the structure is among the largest-capacity cement storage facilities in the world, said Dome Technology sales manager, Lane Roberts.
  The dome size is a response to demand that has been building for the past decade. CCC Davenport ran short on storage for ...

Dome Technology start inflating dome for Titan America

15 August 2023, Published under Cement News

In Chesapeake (VA), USA, Dome Technology is hard at work on a 67,500t dome silo for Titan America . The dome is 42.1m (138ft) in diameter and 43m (141ft) tall and is engineered to withstand settling and natural disaster alike. Lane Roberts, Dome Technology's sales manager, said: “It’s incredible to think that one of the strongest manmade structures in the world begins as a fabric airform, but it’s true.” Dome Technology’s team is currently preparing the PVC airform for inflation. Once inf...

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.

Continental Cement's Davenport dome is erected

30 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement ( Summit Materials Group ) has recently inflated its new cement storage dome at its Davenport cement plant, Iowa, USA. When completed, Davenport 's 125,000t cement dome will be the largest cement capacity built in the USA by Dome Technology.

Holcim New Zealand’s terminal shift

18 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim New Zealand is building two new cement terminals at a cost of NZD105m in Timaru and Auckland to ensure the ongoing supply of cement to customers beyond the closure of the 58 year-old cement plant at Westport. By Robyn Flynn, Derek Williams and Ken Cowie, Holcim New Zealand, and Benjamin Davis, Domtec, USA. Cement unloading at Holcim's new Timaru terminal in New Zealand In mid-2014 Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd was granted approval by Holcim headquarters to move forward with th...

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...