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Lift off at Rugby One of the worlds largest cement clinker stores is nearing completion near Birmingham.

New cement works are rarer than greenfield motorways these days. The last to be built in the UK was Ketton in 1986. Now Rugby Cement is investing 120M in the reconstruction of its Rugby works, a major feature of which will be a giant 120,000t clinker store. Eight other silos will be needed as well, and all will be designed and built by silo and cooling tower specialist Bierrum under subcontract to main contractor Amec.

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