Jorge L. Lerena, V.P., PEC Consulting Group, will attend the XXXII Congreso Técnico FICEM (Federación Internacional del Cemento) in Mexico D.F., August 31 through September 2, 2015. The conference is geared towards facilitating the exchange of ideas and dissemination of knowledge regarding the latest technologies and equipment applicable to the cement industry in Latin America. It is a great opportunity to find out how to optimize cement operations and saving costs.

PEC Consulting has been awarded a project in North America to do a raw materials study, identifying the source of additives and finally define the optimum raw mix which will resolve problems with the pyroprocessing system.

We continue providing our consulting services in Indonesia to a coal mining company to improve their barge loading system. We are studying different options to include flexible systems with mobile equipment and fixed systems such as clamshells and conveyors. Estimated production and CAPEX costs are included.

We are participating in the development of an underground coal mine contract mining agreement in South America. Included in our assignment is the review of risks to the mine Owner.

We recently signed a contract with a major mining company in the U.S. to do a study to improve environmental controls. The study includes engineering design and cost estimates.