Lhoist Expands Dolomite Distribution Capabilities in US
After extensive technical and market review, Lhoist North America is proceeding with a new distribution facility for dolomitic quicklime to service the
After extensive technical and market review, Lhoist North America is proceeding with a new distribution facility for dolomitic quicklime to service the steel industry. The new terminal will be in the Memphis in Tennessee. The new facility will have a primary supply from the new kiln in Marble Falls, TX, but is serviced by three of the major railroads allowing shipments from multiple dolomitic production sites across the Southern United States. The facility can service over 200,000 tons per year of demand with
1,000 tons of silo storage
Up to 40 rail cars stored on site at any time
Screening systems to ensure clean pebble products and properly sized injection products
The new distribution terminal, which is expected to be operational in 2021, is primarily driven by growing demand for Lhoist's high purity dolomitic lime products in the steel industry.
Belgium based Lhoist Group subsidiaryLhoist North America is a leading supplier of lime, limestone and other mineral products in the North American marketplace.