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Turning big into bigger

02 September 2013, Published under Cement News

During the recent modernisation project at Union Andina de Cementos (Unacem)’s Atocongo cement works in Peru, Germany-based Schade Lagertechnik led the refurbishment and capacity increase of the plant’s bridge scraper – already the largest of its kind in South America. By Jürgen Meszaros and Helmut Lück, Schade Lagertechnik GmbH, Germany. Retrofit of bridge scraper reclaimer at Unacem’s Atocongo plant, Peru In 2012, Peruvian cement producers Cementos Lima and Cemento Andino join...

Stacking clever at Martinsburg

16 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi gives an overview of the Essroc Martinsburg cement facility with its improved energy efficiency, reduced power consumption and in particular, its ability to blend and homogenise raw materials to high standards. The article explores the different stacking methods for processing raw materials and evaluates the raw material handling section at Martinsburg in some detail. By Tom Turano, Bedeschi America Inc, USA. Essroc Martinsburg, West Virginia, will be the host plant for the 2...