Cement producers utilize Golder services for a variety of activities including support for captive mining operations as well as fuel and raw materials selection. Many cement plants are located adjacent to limestone quarries or underground mines that provide the primary feedstock to produce this critical construction material.  Previous projects that have been completed for cement producers include:

  • Mine planning and design
  • Equipment tradeoff studies (trucks versus conveyors)
  • Economic and cost analysis
  • Geological modeling
  • Exploration and production drilling support
  • Reserve and resource calculation
  • Training with mining software systems
  • Logistics evaluations
  • Coal sourcing options
  • Crushing plant design
  • Business consulting
  • Raw material evaluations

Golder’s engineers and geologists understand the operating challenges faced by cement producers and provides clients with practical solutions to problems.  Cement clients that have utilized Marston services include:

  • Ash Grove Cement Company
  • Buzzi (Lone Star)
  • Lafarge North America