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Roll away fire risks with air-cushion conveying

Bruks Siwertell
8 Apr 2024

Operators understand the importance of maintenance, but the responsibility for thousands of rollers beneath the conveyor belt is quite a task; eliminating them can reduce maintenance burdens and the risk of friction fires, explains Zack Hood, Manager Conveyor Projects, Bruks Siwertell.

Student consultancy collaboration highlights environmental gains and encourages new-generation engagement

  • Sustainability initiative
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5 Apr 2024

A collaborative project with Lund University’s student-run consultancy, Lunicore, has highlighted new ways of thinking, revealed potential new environmental gains from further implementing existing Bruks Siwertell digital technology, and more widely impacted how companies, such as Bruks Siwertell, can better engage with students.

Waste takes flight: securing the path to sustainable aviation

Bruks Siwertell Tubulator
11 Mar 2024

To meet demand for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), new types of manufacturing plant and very high-capacity wood-processing technology will be needed for the task; fortunately, Bruks Siwertell is on hand with the expertise already. Within the broad scope of changes to be implemented to achieve decarbonization targets, there are a number of so-called ‘hard-to-decarbonize’ sectors. Prominent candidates, among others, are cement and steel production, and aviation.

Voices of directors reflect on what it takes to transform dry bulk handling

Siwertell ship unloader
6 Mar 2024

Since 1974, Siwertell screw-type unloaders have offered the cleanest and most efficient dry bulk unloading operations available, along with very high capacities; this impressive legacy is reinforced by the market’s growing demands for increased efficiency and minimal environmental impact.

More Siwertell road-mobile unloaders set to work in the US

Siwertell road-mobile unloader
19 Feb 2024

Building-back America continues to place significant capacity demands on US cement importers, and with new carbon tariffs on the horizon, selecting a ship unloading system that protects the environment, and offers flexibility, is a wise choice.

100,000 hours of biomass unloading expertise

Siwertell ship unloader
5 Feb 2024

It may come as no surprise that fossil fuels continue their energy market dominance, accounting for around 80 percent of total primary energy supply, according to the World Bioenergy Association report, Global Bioenergy Statistics 2022. However, little by little, around 0.9 percent in fact over the previous year, renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, and biomass are encroaching on this domination.

50 years of innovation, set for a new era 

Siwertell ship unloader
10 Jan 2024

Siwertell technology has revolutionized the dry bulk handling industry, with unmatched capacity, environmental credentials and through-ship performance; Jonas Fack, President of Bruks Siwertell AB, explains how it is keeping its market-setting pace. For fifty years the Siwertell brand has been synonymous with the dry bulk handling market. Established in 1974 to develop continuous, efficient, enclosed ship unloading equipment, the Siwertell brand is now part of the Bruks Siwertell Group.

Group-wide waste reduction strategies reveal positive results

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18 Dec 2023

Bruks Siwertell Group has a target to bring the amount of waste generated in its global business units to zero by 2030. A round-up of current waste-reduction strategies from across its units shows progress. Going forward, continuing education programs for personnel, good collaborations with specialist waste contractors, and the establishment of KPIs so that progress is measurable and effective, are high on the agenda.

Categories: Environment

Personnel training embeds Group-wide sustainability ambitions

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  • Sustainability initiative
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11 Dec 2023

Sustainability is a prerequisite for long-term success and a continuous commitment to creating a better world. Bruks Siwertell hopes that, through personnel training programs, sustainability knowledge and inspiration become embedded in daily work, championing sustainable practices that meet the Group’s targets and extend beyond the organization to positively impact society and the planet.

Agri-bulks take center stage at Bulk Day Seminar in Colombia 

Bruks Siwertell Bulkday in Brazil
4 Dec 2023

Colombia, a country where agri-bulks including corn and wheat are among the top imports, is no exception. Experience from installations around the world has shown that these cargoes benefit considerably from Siwertell ship unloading and loading equipment.