KHD wins new contract in Malaysia

KHD wins new contract in Malaysia
Published: 02 April 2012


Straits Cement, a 100% subsidiary of the Malaysian YTL Group, has awarded KHD with a EUR100m contract to build a new 5000tpd plant located near Kuantan, Malaysia,

The new plant will be built according to the latest environmental standards. KHD's supply will include a five stage preheater with Low-NOx precalciner, PYRORAPID(R) rotary kiln with PYROJET(R) burner, PYROFLOOR(R) grate cooler, and energy-efficient COMFLEX(R) grinding systems for both
limestone and clinker.

KHD consortial partner, AVIC, will supply the complete structural steel portion, various electrical and mechanical packages, as well as plant erection. 'This is a perfect example of one of the many ways that the KHD-AVIC partnership can better support customers in the fast-growing Asia Pacific market. We are very pleased that we could provide our longstanding customer, YTL, with an environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solution.' says KHD CEO, Jouni Salo.

YTL Cement Berhad is the second largest cement producer in Malaysia.