Conflow secures first Colombian contract

first_imgConflow, a leading manufacturer of dust and fire suppression systems for the mining industry, has won a major new contract with Colombian producer of coking coal CI Milpa. This is the first contract that Conflow has secured in the country, following brokering a relationship with CI Milpa through its sister company Bretby Gammatech. A team from Conflow, part of the President Engineering Group,  visited the CI Milpa mine in Bogota and fitted two dust suppression systems.  They also fitted a fire suppression system on a roadway for Milpa in the other location in Bogota.Mark Henley, Managing Director of Conflow, said: “This is the start of a very positive relationship with CI Milpa and we are looking forward to further developing our business in Colombia.  Because of the large amount of mining in Colombia, we see it as a major growth area for our business.”David Fernando Jaimes Mojica from C.I. Milpa, said: “We are focused on continually improving the efficiency and safety of our production sites and the Conflow systems are an important part of this.  We chose to work with Conflow, because of the company’s expertise in the manufacture and installation of dust and fire suppression systems and are very pleased with the result.”C.I.Milpa has been a customer of Conflow’s sister company Bretby Gammatech for several years, as the company has supplied a number of Ash Probes to enable it to monitor the ash content of coal using Natural Gamma radiation.Conflow and Bretby Gammatech, as well as Bestobell Valves, are part of the Sheffield-based President Engineering Group, a manufacturer of solutions to the mining and energy markets.last_img