Silo

Silo, Ecuador

Case Study 8 – Silo, Ecuador

Challenge:
An exceptionally large, 70,000 t capacity clinker storage was required for this cement producer in a remote, high seismic part of Ecuador. The silo was located in close quarters to the existing plant structures and had to be built in a timely manner.

Process:
In order to speed up construction, the large roof and penthouse was designed such that it was integrated into the slipform deck.

Delivery:
Consultec was responsible for mechanical and civil/structural design.

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