New order for Loesche, Argentina
The Loma Negra cement factory Barker is situated close to city of Tandil in the province Buenos Aires in Argentina. For their project Barker Coal, InterCement - Loma Negra Cia. Ind. Argentina S.A. has signed an order for a vertical roller mill type LOESCHE LM 35.3 D. The objective of this project is the substitution of natural gas used for firing the rotary kilns.
The solid fuel dry-grinding plant will be designed for the grinding of coal and petcoke with product rates of 45tph coal respectively 30tph of petcoke. The material will be ground to a fineness of 5% (coal) respectively 1.5% (petcoke) residue on 90 microns sieve. The mill main drive power rating amounts 960kW.
Besides the Loesche Mill the order comprises the complete machinery of the grinding plant in between the raw coal storage and the pulverised fuel dosification. Furthermore electrical equipment and automation as well as buildings steel structure basic and detail engineering will be delivered by Loesche.
Complete delivery is scheduled in the second half of 2012.