EPCC switches to a new era

Published 15 August 2016

ABB recently installed an upgrade at Eastern Province Cement Company (EPCC), Saudi Arabia, adding the latest electrical infrastructure technology integrated with ABB’s 800xA automation system to enhance plant availability and reliability. By ABB, Switzerland.

Eastern Province Cement Co, Al Khursaniya, Saudi Arabia, upgraded its switchgears

to improve the plant's reliability and availability

Eastern Province Cement (EPCC) operates its plant in Al Khursaniya, in the eastern part of Saudi Arabia – about 165km north of Dammam where the company is headquartered. The works started commercial production in 1985, with a clinker production of 2.2Mt and 860,000t of cement. Today capacity reaches 3.5Mta of clinker and 3.7Mta of cement.

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