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New partnership will offer full service cement engineering capability

World Cement,

Consultec and CPI are pleased to announce the formation of a single strategic partnership that will leverage the skills and accumulated experience of the two companies to deliver an international full service cement engineering capability to clients in the cement and minerals processing industries.

Consultec, headquartered in Canada, has been offering integrated engineering solutions for cement and mining projects for over 35 years. Together with their subsidiary, Walter Dow Associates, Consultec has developed an international reputation for excellence and innovation in delivering multi-disciplinary engineering around the world. Consultec’s strengths are focused on the conceptual, fundamental and detailed multi-disciplinary engineering design of projects combined with project management, procurement and construction management.

CPI, founded in 2002 and headquartered in the UK, has a unique mix of business and operations people working alongside technical experts to offer cement manufacturers in-depth knowledge and expertise to help optimise their technical and financial performance and deliver increased profitability. CPI’s core skills complement Consultec’s project strengths to include strategic analysis with pre and full feasibility studies. In addition, CPI’s operating experience base allows them to provide technical and operational training on all aspects of cement manufacture and at all levels, from operators to executives, commissioning services for completed projects and on-going operational support to optimise equipment operations.

This exciting partnership will enable Consultec CPI to deliver full service cement engineering for the design, construction and operation of cement and other minerals projects from small operational improvements to complete greenfield plants.

Consultec CPI’s combined areas of expertise include:

  • Start-up/commissioning
  • Alternative fuels
  • Cement alternatives (slag, etc)
  • Plant modernisations
  • De-bottlenecking
  • Greenfield plant design and implementation
  • Materials handling
  • Environmental engineering solutions
  • Training
  • Strategic investment analysis

“The existing skill sets and cultures of our respective companies are an excellent fit and we are confident that this strategic partnership will efficiently expand our portfolio of services to serve our clients more effectively.” Allison Riser, President of CPI

"CPI's hands-on process and operations expertise will dovetail nicely with Consultec's practical project delivery services - I am very excited that our new team will be able to offer a more integrated approach to plant design." Alex Ochrym, President of Consultec

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