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** SOURCE: Gebr Pfeiffer
PROJECT: Cement Mill Feed Building
LOCATION: Barroso, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
TYPOLOGY: Industrial Architecture.
DESCRIPTION: Structural steel and reinforced concrete building
STRUCTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: GmasP
Cement mill feed building of about 34m height. A large cantilever supporting the 43Tons rotary is located in its main facade, which also supports the mill roof structure. It hosts three hoppers weighting up to 170T and it receives conveyors at many different levels also bearing on it. Industrial equipment is distributed in 11 levels at the inside of the building. The meeting of the building to the ground is isolated from the mill vibrations by means of elastomeric bearings.