ThyssenKrupp awarded new Holcim Indonesia cement plant project

Published 22 March 2013


ThyssenKrupp Polysius has won a contract from PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk, to build a second cement plant near the town of Tuban on the northern coast of the island of Java.

The contract is worth around US$250m and the plant is scheduled to start production in 2015.

"This follow-up order is proof of our good partnership with the customer and shows that our technological solutions and leading engineering expertise are supporting Holcim in the growth of the Indonesian cement industry. We are firmly focused on the markets of the future," said Dr Hans Christoph Atzpodien, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Polysius' Industrial Solutions business area.

Holcim’s Tuban 1 plant, also being built by ThyssenKrupp Polysius, is due to begin operation in June 2013. For both plants ThyssenKrupp Polysius is supplying state-of-the-art equipment covering raw material preparation, clinker production, cement loading and fuel preparation. A POLAB laboratory automation system is being installed for quality monitoring and control.

Tuban 1 and Tuban 2 will each have a capacity of 1.7Mta.