Buttimer delivers Biomass Handling at Port of Liverpool

Buttimer Engineering has completed it's project at the Port of Liverpool where it was installing a a bespoke system for Biomass handling, including conveyance systems between ship unloaders, storage silo’s and rail carriage loading systems. First shipments from the facility began in late 2015 and phase 2 of the project has been in progress since then to bring the facility to full operation. 

Peel Ports has hit the milestone of dispatching more than 400 freight services from the rail-heads at Liverpool to Drax power station in North Yorkshire seven months after opening the first phase of its biomass terminal.Each train service carries around 1,700 tonnes of compressed wood pellets manufactured and imported from North America as a by-product from the sawmill industry (Logistics Manager, http://www.logisticsmanager.com/peel-ports-hits-biomass-milestone/)

The project is a prime example of Buttimer's commitment to delivering on Green Energy Projects, and its expertise in delivering market leading performance in bulk handling