Pulse Radar


Bindicator MP Series is a microwave, pulse radar that is used to determine the level of bulk solids in silos or tanks. Used in some of the tallest silos, the MP70 model has a measuring distance of up to 230 ft. (70 m). Transmitting at a frequency of 26 GHz with a narrow beam angle of 8 degrees, the MP Series…

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Blending Beds and Stockpiles


Through structural analysis of the associated storage depots and calculation of dimensions, Beumer is able to provide a design for blending beds and stockpiles. The blending beds are customized according to their requirements. The company proposes either longitudinal or circular stockpile designs. The recommended design shape results from the spatial conditions and the amount of the material to be stored. Depending on…

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Cemex to Resume Tepeaca Plant Expansion


Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. announced the restart of the Tepeaca, Mexico, cement plant expansion. By 2017 the total production capacity will reach 7.6 million tpy. Total investment is estimated to be approximately $650 million. The additional investment, in order to add 4.4 million tpy to the current capacity, will be $200 million, since the company had already invested close to $450…

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Titan America Plant Featured at Wildlife Habitat Council Symposium


Titan Florida, a subsidiary of Titan America, presented a case study at last month’s Wildlife Habitat Council’s Annual Symposium celebrating corporate conservation. Muhammad Khan, environmental manager at Titan Florida’s Pennsuco plant, presented, “Titan Florida’s Ecological Restoration,” to attendees at the Hilton Baltimore. The case study discussed the plant’s three-year project to combat an invasive plant species. In the 1940s, the Corps…

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CAC Praises Ontario Government’s Low-Carbon Fuel Proposal

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) applauded news that Premier Kathleen Wynne and Environment Minister Glen Murray are proposing new regulations to help Ontario’s energy-intensive industries reduce their reliance on coal and their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. By 2020, CAC projects that this simple regulatory change will lead to an annual reduction of up to 400,000 tonnes of direct CO2…

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