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Green governance: a decade’s progress in one year or less

Siwertell ship unloader at Houston cement terminal
2 Dec 2022

Recently, hub ports in Europe have made agreements with their Asian counterparts aimed at addressing shortcomings within the maritime trade framework. A hurry-up-and-wait regime has ships speeding through the Suez

Mobile chipping delivers consistency and capacity to bioenergy markets 

Bruks Siwertell mobile wood chipper
23 Nov 2022

Mobile wood chipping is at the heart of bioenergy harvests, and for good reason. Able to work in remote areas, deep along forest roads, mobile chippers can handle a huge range of forestry wood, from slash piles to full length trees.

Customized air-cushion conveyor meets niche cotton seed handling needs in Arizona

Bruks Siwertell conveyor
18 Nov 2022

Highlighting the ability to tailor technology to meet the unique requirements of retrofitting new dry bulk material handling arrangements, is a recent air-cushion conveyor contract from BASF Corporation for its Maricopa agricultural solutions facility in Bapchule, Arizona, USA.

Food and fuel: a zero-waste policy 

Bruks Siwertell handling biomass
11 Nov 2022

This year, more than most, the world has become accustomed to disruptions in supply chains. Over the past twelve months, as much as 30 percent of the merchant fleet had been stuck in port queues, raising awareness of the previously unnoticed world of maritime trade.

Road-mobile alumina unloader exceeds expectations in France 

Bruks Siwertell road-mobile unloader handling alumina in France
7 Nov 2022

Trímet France, part of Germany-headquartered, Trimet Aluminum SE, principally receives vessels from Greece and Ireland, with the largest standing at around 14,000gt and the smallest close to 6,000gt. Shipments of alumina are discharged to silos, ready to be sent in rail wagons to a long-established aluminum-producing factory in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, south-east France.

Mexico’s new ultra-efficient agri-bulk terminal underpinned by Siwertell unloader

Siwertell ship unloader
14 Oct 2022

The port of Veracruz, in east-central Mexico, is being developed into one of the most advanced port terminals in the world. Accessing global waters via the Gulf of Mexico gateway, the port is undergoing a USD 5 billion redevelopment project, which will quadruple its installed capacity to reach more than 90 million metric tons by 2030.

Automated woodyards secure sustainable fiber-based future 

Bruks Siwertell circular blender in a  wood yard
21 Sep 2022

The global shift towards e-commerce, the replacement of plastic packaging with sustainable fiber-based alternatives, and the continuing drive for bioenergy to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, sees the world’s wood-processing industries needing to meet huge rises in demand.

Improved screw-conveyor lifetimes deliver direct cost savings  

Siwertell ship unloader
9 Sep 2022

Siwertell unloaders have a global reputation for reliability and service longevity, and their component screw conveyors offer some of the market’s longest wear times. However, Bruks Siwertell recognizes that any improvements to component lifetimes directly delivers profitability to an operation through reduced maintenance costs.

A strong legacy: Bruks Klöckner celebrates 125 years in operation

Bruks Klöckner office
31 Aug 2022

Bruks Siwertell’s successful foundations were laid at a time of great industrial pioneers, and each of its various brands represents excellence in their field; the oldest of them, Bruks Klöckner GmbH, a Bruks Siwertell company, is now celebrating its 125th year in operation.

Batten down the hatches for the 2022 storm season

Bruks Siwertell ship loader
19 Aug 2022

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be more fearsome than most; but there is plenty that operators can do to protect their investments, and Bruks Siwertell stands ready to assist. According to the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this year’s storm season – typically from the beginning of June to the end of November – will be more dramatic than in previous years.

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