Holcim places order for world’s largest vertical roller mill

Holcim places order for world’s largest vertical roller mill
Published: 18 October 2011

Spain-based EPC specialist, Cemengal announced that it has received an order from Holcim Brasil to supply a state-of-the-art grinding station for the cement producer’s Barroso plant, situated in the state of Minas Gerais.



The project will see the installation of a 450tph Gebr Pfeiffer MVR 6700 C-6 vertical roller mill (VRM), which will be the world’s largest cement mill.

Cemengal, as main contractor for this EP project, will be responsible for the total design of all equipment except the VRM. The contract includes the total structure steel supply, design and supply of mechanical, electrical and process control equipment, erection supervision and commissioning.



Overall planning will involve the close co-operation of Cemengal, Gebr Pfeiffer and the customer, Cemengal said in a statement.