PCA’s Sullivan Projects 2020-21 Cement Consumption

In his first widely available briefing since early March, Portland Cement Association (PCA) Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Ed Sullivan offered two U.S. cement consumption outlooks based on U- or W-shaped economic recovery curves. A U-shaped recovery will see 2020 and 2021 figures of -3.4% or +1.7%, while a W-shaped model will see declines of -4.8% and -2.7%. 

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Spiroflow Bulk Bag Discharger Maximizes Dust Control, Minimizes Moisture Absorption

bulk bag unloader components

Spiroflow’s T4 Single Trip Bulk Bag Discharger offers a dust-evacuation frame supplied with a rubber dust-seal membrane located inside the support dish for optimal dust control during discharge. The discharger has a four-corner massage and vibration to encourage material flow. Additionally, the pneumatic-bag piercing knife encourages material flow by breaking up compacted material at the bulk bag’s bottom. 

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