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Bedeschi awarded contract in Ghana

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Recently, Bedeschi has been awarded a new major contract in Ghana. The scope of works include the design, procurement, manufacturing, supply, construction, supervision to installation, testing and commissioning, and staff training for the cargo handling equipment in the Port of Takoradi, Ghana.

The scope of the project is the supply of handling equipment and services for bauxite and manganese in export and clinker in import.

Bedeschi will supply five conveyor belts for a total length of 3 km; two shiploaders A frame type mod. 50/1400 and one eco-hopper. The two shiploaders and the eco-hopper will be delivered fully erected from its shipyard directly to the client jetty with dedicated heavy lift vessel.

The project is state of the art for the environmental standards (dust collection and de-dusting system specifically designed for this application). All the conveyors are closed, included the section where tippers and eco hoppers are in operation.

Bedeschi will also provide the computerised control system.

All the machines, managed by VFD, are foreseen to be improved to increase the handling capacity of 25%.

Bedeschi has a proven experience with all kind of raw materials and additives and provides the design, engineering, and manufacturing of integrated solutions covering every cement company needs from the quarry extraction to the mill. It is also the key partner for those plants focused on the import and export of clinker and cement capable to supply everything related to port logistic, on shore and off-shore (ship loaders, ship unloaders, eco-hopper, transhipment).

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