Siwertell screw-type continuous ship unloader specified for new Philippines power plant
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE 18 SEPTEMBER 2012 AT 10 AM (EEST)
In addition to reliability, efficiency and environmentally friendly operations, benefits of a Siwertell ship unloader recently ordered from Cargotec include reduced jetty construction costs
A rail-mounted Siwertell ship unloader with a rated capacity of 1,500 tph will be used to discharge coal at a greenfield power plant under construction near the city of Davao, Mindanao Island, in the Philippines. The unloader is scheduled for delivery in December 2013 and will be transported to the installation site in pre-assembled sections. The order is booked into Cargotec's third quarter 2012 order intake.
Cargotec received the order from global engineering, consulting and construction company Black & Veatch Corporation, which has its headquarters in Kansas, US. The project will be implemented by the Black & Veatch regional office in Beijing.
"The client had an early preference for a continuous ship unloader, and for a screw type unloader in particular," said Ola Jeppsson, Cargotec Sales Manager. "This was because of its efficiency, reliability and environmentally friendly operation. The system's slim footprint and low weight also mean that it offers savings in jetty construction costs."
Caption: This Siwertell coal unloader in Croatia is similar to the one ordered by Black & Veatch
For further information, please contact:
Ola Jeppsson, Sales Manager, Bulk Handling Tel: +46 709741183
Heli Malkavaara, Communications Director, Marine, Tel: +358 2 4121 252
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering solutions for loading and unloading goods on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. For handling dry bulk materials, Cargotec provides engineering solutions through its Siwertell brand, including design, installation and after sales services worldwide. Siwertell ship unloaders and loaders are based on unique screw conveyor technology, in combination with belt conveyors and aeroslides, and can handle virtually any dry bulk cargo, such as coal, cement, fertiliser, agribulk, clinker, sulphur and grain. Cargotec can supply plant and terminal design, ship unloaders, ship loaders, mobile ship unloaders, mechanical and pneumatic conveying systems, and storage solutions, all designed to ensure environmentally-friendly and efficient cargo operations. www.siwertell.com