Martin Engineering Keeps Cement Flowing at Eagle Materials Facility

Eagle Materials’ La Salle, Ill., cement facility overcame a severe blockage of Type I cement in its 80,000-ton-capacity storage silo by employing an innovative pneumatic cleaning technology from Martin Engineering. After a support cable on the reclaim screw conveyor came loose at the plant, it sent thousands of pounds of material down into the silo at once, resulting in the…

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Here Comes IEEE-IAS/PCA Technical Conference

Now in its 55th year, the 2013 IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, April 14–18, will feature a mix of educational tutorials and technical papers at the Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resort in Orlando. In lieu of the traditional plant tour on Thursday of the conference, Disney Institute will present a variety of half-day workshops centered on one of…

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