ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announces that it has entered into a contract with FCB.ciment in France for a new production plant. Enduser of the project will be Vietnam Industrial Construction Corporation (Vinaincon), Vietnam .
The Thai Nguyen cement plant project is the first order awarded to ABB by this client. The Thai Nguyen cement production plant will have a capacity of 4000tpd, or some 1.2Mta. Thai Nguyen is located about 80km north of the capital of Hanoi.
The deliveries of ABB comprise the complete IndustrialIT Solution package with process control systems, information management system, quality control systems and instrumentation. The electrification equipment includes MV power factor compensation, emergency power distribution, intelligent motor control centres and MV fix speed drives and all variable speed drives.
The ABB services include the project management, overall basic and detail design for all the electrical equipment required for the cement plant including process control & optimization as well as technical assistance, training, erection supervision and commissioning.
The contract has become effective in September 2005. The project’s time schedule plans the production start for the first quarter of 2008.