ABB Ltd. announced that it has won an order worth US$25m from Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) for equipment to maximize productivity, monitor energy use and minimize energy consumption at a new cement plant.
The Binh Phuoc cement factory will be built about 130km north of Ho Chi Minh City and produce 5500tpd of clinker. The factory is scheduled for commissioning in first quarter of 2009. The scope of ABB’s order includes engineering, construction and commissioning services, as well as overall project management supervision.
The equipment ordered includes a 110-kilovolt (kV) distribution substation, automation equipment, motors, drives and instrumentation. ABB will also provide its Extended Automation System 800xA for process control, collaborative production management systems, and other auxiliary equipment. The order was booked in the fourth quarter 2007.