Above: Example of a SCHADE Semi-Portal Reclaimer in operation with iron ore (photo SCHADE)
Synergies within the AUMUND Group of companies consistently lead to successful outcomes. SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH, based in Gelsenkirchen in Germany, is a member of the AUMUND Group and an international specialist in the sales, engineering and supply of Stackers and Reclaimers for bulk materials stockyards and blending beds. Local sales activities for SCHADE are supported in China by AUMUND Machinery Technology (Beijing) Ltd, which is supplying eight SCHADE Semi-Portal Reclaimers, each with a capacity of 1,800 tph of iron ore, to the new Zhongtian Steel Works in Nantong, via general contractor CISDI.
Nantong is a town with a population of approximately 2 million, about 100 km north of Shanghai, and is where Zhongtian Steel is currently constructing a greenfield steel plant which is due to commence operations at the end of 2021. The eight SCHADE Semi-Portal Reclaimers specially designed for this project are to be supplied by the end of February 2021.
Zhongtian Steel belongs to the Zhongtian Group which was incorporated in 2001 and is one of the most successful private companies in China, with activities in metallurgy, ports, power plants, logistics and hotel construction. The Zhongtian Group is one of the top 500 earning companies in China.
About the AUMUND Group
The AUMUND Group is active worldwide. The conveying and storage specialists have special expertise at their disposal when dealing with bulk materials. With their high degree of individuality, both its technically sophisticated as well as innovative products have contributed to the AUMUND Group today being a market leader in many areas of conveying and storage technology. The manufacturing companies AUMUND Förder¬technik GmbH (Rheinberg, Germany), SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH (Gelsenkirchen, Germany), SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd. (Ely, England), as well as AUMUND Group Field Service GmbH and AUMUND Logistic GmbH (Rheinberg, Germany) are consolidated under the umbrella of the AUMUND Group. The global conveying and storage technology business is spearheaded through a total of 19 locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America and a total of five warehouses in Germany, USA, Brazil, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia.