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PSCL wins Lafarge Canada Order

09 February 2024, Published under Cement News

PSCL has equipped Lafarge Canada ’s Exshaw cement plant with a load-out powered by CDM. The Attended Plant Portal solution utilises loading management combined with check-in/out terminals to manage site traffic and streamline loading while increasing throughput. This is part of PSCL’s ongoing relationship of almost 20 years with Lafarge Canada ( Holcim group ).

Better predictive power

03 January 2023, Published under Cement News

With the cement sector now under pressure to improve the efficiency of operations, Industry 4.0 brings new opportunities. The study presented in this article provides a novel data-driven approach to predicting weighing deviations in the loading of bags, pallets or bulk cement into vehicles at a cement plant. Real-world empirical data was used to explore different machine learning classifiers and compare their predictive power to improve dispatch workflow process efficiency. By Júlio Barros, ...

MDG Handling Solutions wins Ciplan alternative fuel handling order

28 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions has been awarded the design, manufacture and testing of the complete new mechanical handling system for RDF alternative fuel system for the group Ciplan in Brazil. The project consist of a specially-tailored apron weighing conveyor and a huge main apron feeder as a collector. The assembly and testing of the weighing conveyor in underway at the company’s Italian workshop.

Saxlund announces senior executive appointments

27 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Saxlund has announced the promotion of Finance Manager Karen Moore to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Saxlund's UK operations. Karen will report to Saxlund's UK new CEO, Matt Drew. In addition to his strategic responsibilities for the UK operation, Mr Drew takes on responsibility for business development sector focus across Europe, for Materials Handling and BioEnergy. Karen Moore boasts a wide experience of working in a range of financial and management roles across industrial companie...

The weigh ahead

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

ICR speaks with Francesco Ferrandico, CEO of FLSmidth Pfister, about the company’s achievements to date, the latest product development and the way ahead in weighfeeder technology. Francesco Ferrandico, CEO of FLSmidth Pfister, at the company’s headquarters in Augsburg, Germany ICR: What can you tell us about Ludwig Pfister who founded the original company – Ludwig Pfister Weighing Co in 1894? Francesco Ferrandico (FF): Ludwig Pfister was a blacksmith, who lived in the south...

Packing in the clouds

23 May 2018, Published under Cement News

When Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) awarded Claudius Peters the contract for a packing and palletising facility at its cement works in Oruro, Bolivia, the project sent the German equipment supplier into the clouds. By Claudius Peters Projects GmbH, Germany. ECEBOL’s new Oruro cement plant will benefit from the latest packing and palletising technology The new Oruro cement plant of Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) is located in the ...

Holcim automates logistics services with Schenck Process‘ LOGiQ software

28 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Holcim has optimised its automated dispatch processes and weighing technology in its eastern Europe plants. Since the beginning of the year, the LOGiQ logistics software by Schenck Process has been automating all process and data management relating to dispatch services in the company's 14 locations from Slovakia to Bulgaria. Four other locations are currently in the process of being connected to the highly available dispatch automation system including all Outbound-, Inbound- and AFR transp...