Bruks Siwertell works closely with biofuel specialists across the world; a recent installation for leading USA-based company, ICM, demonstrates wood-processing technology’s critical role in bioenergy production.
For centuries, coal has provided a cheap, stable source of heat and power for millions, but times are changing; a collective approach to reduce its environmental impact and drive sustainable energy generation is needed.
Technology is often about getting the right balance, sometimes gains in one area of performance are traded against others to deliver a final product that is ideal for a task, but not always.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about some of the most significant societal changes and restrictions that modern populations have even seen, but within this, the wheels of economies are still turning, requiring business to respond and adapt.
“Prepare for the worst, but hope for the best; an old saying, but a very effective philosophy,” says Ken Upchurch, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Bruks Siwertell.
The pellets arrive at two separate port terminal locations in the UK, both are served by Siwertell multi-fuel screw-type ship unloaders. Two rail-mounted ST 790-D-type units are used for unloading the imported biomass pellets at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Immingham Renewable Fuels Terminal (IRFT) on the north-east coast.
Belt conveyors use some of the most trusted and widely applied technology throughout the industrial world. When only very high-capacity belt conveyors will do, we have one of the most comprehensive ranges on the market.
Following a ten-year development plan that has seen a new sawline inaugurated in 2016 and a new planing mill in 2018, SCA’s Tunadal Sawmill, in Sundsvall, Sweden, is going from strength to strength.
To know why this move is so important, you have to understand why cargo spillage and degradation is a problem. Let us start with grab cranes, because alumina is a high-value dry bulk material, spillage associated with this traditional unloading method costs the industry millions of dollars every year.
During regular inspections from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), surveyors often make relatively small adjustments to operational parameters that deliver significant performance benefits, and for many operators, unplanned downtime can be easily avoided.