The Spanish consortium, Ute Oruro, awarded a contract to Claudius Peters Projects for the delivery of a new packing and palletizing plant for a new cement plant in Oruro/Bolivia. Ute Oruro consists of Sacyr Industrial and Imasa Ingenieria y Proyectos S.A., they received a common order together with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions to erect a new cement plant in the Bolivian highlands. The final customer, Empresa Publica Productiva Cementos de Bolivia, is a state-run cement producer who has planned a clinker capacity of 3000 t/day for his new plant.
The Claudius Peters scope of supply comprises the following equipment:
The packing plant with a 12 spout rotary packer, an automatic bag applicator, material supply, bag handling and transport.
The palletizer for 3600 bags/h with a palletless slip sheet system and two package removal units
The big bag filling station for one loop big bags with a weight of 500 kg up to 2000 kg per big bag
A control system made by Rockwell will be used
The special challenge is the altitude of the plant which is 4000 m AMSL. This requires special motors and special electrical switching and control elements which are suitable for this altitude. The delivery is scheduled for 2017.