FLSmidth has received an order worth over US$31m for a greenfield slag grinding facility in Port Canaveral, Florida, USA. The order was made by Civil & Marine Inc, USA, part of British Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS) production and consultancy group Civil & Marine Slag Cement Ltd. The slag facility will be supplied on turnkey terms by FLSmidth’s US branch.
The machines and equipment will be delivered to the plant site during the next six months. The slag grinding facility is expected to become operational in September 2004. The facility will initially have an output capacity of 83tph of ground slag and will be expanded later to have a capacity of up to 110tph. Under the contract FLSmidth will be responsible for the supply of equipment, engineering services, commissioning services and spare parts as well as for the construction of buildings and installation of the equipment. The contract also includes auxiliary building, offices and control room.