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The Canadian Government cites that its Canada Port Authorities (CPAs) handled over 340 million tons of cargo in 2020, traded with more than 170 nations, generated billions of dollars in economic output and supported hundreds of thousands of jobs.
The world’s ever changing climates and operational landscapes demand technology that can adapt. From meeting local, national and international operational regulations, through to being able to withstand extremes of weather and geological events, Bruks Siwertell offers dry bulk handling equipment that is able to perform on a global stage.
Bollsta, located in Bollstabruk, Västernorrland County, Sweden, is one of SCA’s five sawmills, and its new adjuster plant will have a solid-wood process capacity of around 750,000m3; a step up from 560,000m3. SCA says that the goal of the investment is to build the world’s safest and most productive adjuster.
Grain is the third largest cargo that Bruks Siwertell machines handle, amounting to around 600 million metric tons every year, and operating with a competitive edge in this industry is key. We are working hard to deliver some of the most significant cost-saving advantages available on the market.
Bruks Siwertell’s range of back-on, extended arm and drive-over truck dumpers have numerous dust mitigation features. These include fixed or articulating covers for receiving hoppers, enclosed on all sides, along with dust extractors and dust collection systems.
This particular machine, an ST 490-F, rail-mounted unit, works incredibly hard, operating for about 27,000 hours since its start-up, and running for around 3,000 hours/year; a fantastic figure for a 26-year-old unloader.
Amid a year-on-year growing market upturn for containerboard and renewable energy, managing the huge volumes of organic material required for these booming industries requires an expert touch.
By fostering close relationships with customers, it is natural for them to contact us if needed; Tony Aronsson, Area Manager, Services (APAC), Bruks Siwertell, explains how this is benefiting Taiwan Cement Corporation (TCC) with its 22-year-old Siwertell ship loader.
On the face of it, you might think that vast volumes of wood chips, which are roughly about the right size, would be fine for use in large-scale commercial renewable energy generation; in fact, you would need to think again. The consistency of wood chip size is a critical element in bioenergy production.
Additional cargo handling capacity, and a bit less time sitting in queues, would save the world’s global supply chains a lot of headaches right now; here is how high throughputs lend a helping hand, explains Per Hansson, Sales Director, Bruks Siwertell.