Cement News tagged: Recent orders

ELEX complete cold start-up of Ragland ESP unit

12 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The cold start-up of an ELEX's new electrostatic precipitator (ESP) at National Cement's ( Vicat group ) Ragland cement plant in the USA has been successfully completed. The ELEX ESP, which is responsible for primary dedusting, has a separation area of approximately 7000m 2 , which is roughly the size of a football field. Depending on the application and requirements, ELEX claims it can a...

ABB installs its distribution control system at Star Super Cement

06 April 2022, Published under Cement News

ABB was the electrical and automation partner for the Star Cement clinkerisation plant 10 years ago and had deployed ABB’s DCS for three cement grinding units when these plants were installed. Each grinding unit had a different generation of DCS depending on the plant commissioning period. All grinding units have now been upgraded to ABB Ability System 800xA, which can implement advanced proc...

MAN Truck & Bus Schweiz supplies Holcim Switzerland

06 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MAN Truck & Bus Schweiz AG has again handed over vehicles to its long-standing customer Holcim Switzerland. This time the vehicles will be used by Holcim Gravel and Concrete Ltd at its Mülligen site. The two powerful MAN TGS 18.510 4x4H BL semitrailer tractors, which not only have a switchable Hydrostatic HydroStatic Front Axle Drive HydroDrive ® , but are also equipped with all kinds of ...

thyssenkrupp Polysius wins US polycom® HP grinding roll order

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Polysius has been assigned with the supply of two complete roll units with compound cast roll bodies for a polycom ® high-pressure grinding roll operated in the US. The order will be carried out in cooperation between the German and American Service Teams. The delivery is scheduled for March 2023.   The fatigue-free compound cast stands out with low wear rates, extremely long...

ASEC repairs bearings in kiln tyre supports at UAE plant

ASEC repairs bearings in kiln tyre supports at UAE plant

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

A cement plant in the UAE faced a major incident in February 2022 that caused severe damage in the journal bearings and roller supports in the middle tyre of the kiln. At very short notice, Arab Swiss Engineering Company (ASEC) addressed the damage. A team of experts from ASEC   started the job immediately with the following objectives: • investigations leading to the development ...

Reon Energy to install 34MW solar power project for Lucky Cement

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement and Reon Energy have announced a 34MW captive solar power project with a 5.589MWh Reflex energy storage. The project, set to be installed at Lucky Cement's Pezu plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, will hold not only Pakistan’s largest on-site captive solar plant but also the largest-ever energy storage solution, claims Lucky Cement. The 34MW solar PV project is expected to prod...

FLSmidth to supply World's largest calcined clay installation

FLSmidth to supply World's largest calcined clay installation

31 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has won an order to supply CBI Ghana Ltd’s cement plant outside of Accra in southern Ghana with the world’s largest clay calcination installation. The facility will include the world’s largest gas suspension calciner system and a complete grinding station, adding another 120 per cent grinding capacity. Together with the new grinding station, the Swiss-owned company expects both...

Continental Cement's Davenport dome is erected

30 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement ( Summit Materials Group ) has recently inflated its new cement storage dome at its Davenport cement plant, Iowa, USA. When completed, Davenport 's 125,000t cement dome will be the largest cement capacity built in the USA by Dome Technology.

MDG Handling Solutions wins HeidelbergCement Spirit project order

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions (MDG) has been awarded participation in the Spirit project of HeidelbergCement, which is being carried out at the Leimen and Schelklingen cement plants, Germany. MDG will create a clinker stocking area and a train loading system in Schelklingen, and this clinker will be transport by train to Leimen . In Leimen a receiving area and transport systems made by Gamba...

AfriSam supplies new border crossing project

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

AfriSam has supplied some 7000t of its High Strength R42.5 Cement from its Roodepoort plant near Johannesburg for a new border control post between South Africa and Zimbabwe at Beitbridge. The cement for the project's 125,000m 2 of roads and parking area which is being shipped in from AfriSam’s Roodepoort cement plant. AfriSam will have delivered around 10,000t of bulk cement by the time...

FLSmidth wins Gladstone Ports Corp's shiploader order

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to build Gladstone Ports Corp’s (GPC) new shiploader 1 on site in Queensland, Australia. The contract also includes the decommissioning of the old shiploader, which will be carried out in a safe and sustainable manner. The deal has been booked in the 1Q22 and is valued at approximately DKK225m (US$33.2m). The new shiploader will replace GPC’s existi...

Christian Pfeiffer supplies Dyckerhoff's Deuna cement plant

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In December Christian Pfeiffer delivered a mill head with welded-on mill shot for a raw mill for Dyckerhoff ’s Deuna cement plant in Germany. Due to the on-time delivery the assembly started according to schedule. The customer reused the trunnion and the assembly was completed successfully.  

El Nahda Cement and ASEC extend technical management contract

15 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The contract between El Nahda Industries ( El Nahda Cement) and The Swiss Arab Engineering Company (ASEC) has been renewed and the cooperation between the two companies will continue for another year until 31 March   2023. ASEC has been technically managing The Renaissance Cement factory since 2011. The renewal of the contract was signed by Ahmed Shrien Karim, CEO and managing director of E...

Pakistan cement producers turn to Afghan coal

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement factories in north Pakistan have mostly switched to using a mix of coal sourced from Afghanistan and other countries as record-high world markets are making imports too expensive for the sector to maintain its profitability. Northern players are currently using 70 per cent Afghan coal and are considering adding 20 per cent more local coal to the mix, reports The News International. ...

Cherat Packaging Ltd expands its production lines

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cherat Packaging Ltd has successfully installed and commissioned its fourth line of polypropylene plant for producing cement bags. The fourth line of polypropylene cement bag manufacturing plant has again been acquired from leading European supplier Windmoeller & Holscher Group. With this expansion, the production capacity of the company has increased from 195m to 260m polypropylene bags...

FCT Combustion delivers Turbu-Flex burner to Hanover plant

25 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT  Combustion  delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement ’s Hanover plant in Germany earlier this month. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The supply includes accessories and add-ons to the burner, as well as igniter, flame sensor, fans, blowers, burner management system and spare parts.