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Houston calling

11 August 2014, Published under Cement News

With US demand growth rates picking up recent predictions for a double-digit rise in consumption in 2015 and 2016, operators equipped with efficient high-capacity unloaders, such as Houston Cement Company, are well-placed to handle the increased throughput. By Cargotec (Siwertell brand), Sweden. Houston Cement Co’s investment in a new Siwertell unloader meant the company significantly increased its unloading capacity from around 800tph to 1500tph The PCA’s Spring Forecast on ...

Intelligent design

05 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Mechanical ship unloaders with screw conveyors can provide a highly-efficient solution to discharge cement from ships. The technology offers benefits such as low energy consumption and maintenance as well as a dust-free unloading operation. Materials handling specialist IBAU Hamburg shares its experience in designing road-mobile screw-type ship unloaders. Figure 1: a mechanical ship unloader To carry out their unloading tasks efficiently, road-mobile screw-type ship unloaders ha...

Design with a difference

08 July 2013, Published under Cement News

With the global trend towards the use of larger ships, cement distribution requires shiploaders and unloaders to handle increasingly higher cement volumes. Combined with ever more stringent environmental legislation and the need to yield commercial benefit, the design of loaders and unloaders requires advanced knowledge and expertise. By Cargotec, Sweden. Siwertell shiploaders, unloaders and terminal deliveries from Cargotec are tailor-made and thereby designed to provide the best ...

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...