Castell’s Motion-Sensing Product Safeguards Rotating Machinery


Industrial safety specialist Castell developed a motion-monitoring product to protect workers in industries such as cement manufacturing. The BEMF unit ensures that motor-driven equipment up to 600 volts with a variable rundown time has completely stopped before access is possible. In the cement industry, safe access to the mixer is important as set cement can easily cause blockages if not…

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Cement Industry Advocates for Infrastructure, Sustained Funding

Leaders in the cement industry joined the Portland Cement Association (PCA) for its first D.C. Fly-In held May 24-25. Members of the association hailed Congress’ passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act as an important step in bringing the latest innovation and technology to America’s roads and bridges, but noted that there is more work to be done.

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Report: Vallejo Plant Will Not Have Disproportionate Impact on Residents

A recently released report concluded that a proposed marine terminal and cement facility in Vallejo, Calif., will not have a disproportionate impact on minority or low-income residents living near the site, reported the Vallejo Times-Herald. Air quality, greenhouse emissions and transportation associated with the project would not impose an undue burden on those groups, according to the Environmental Justice Analysis…

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