New contract for KHD in Libya

New contract for KHD in Libya
08 May 2007

Libyan Cement Company, Benghazi, GSPLAJ placed an order with KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany for the rehabilitation, modernisation and upgrading of production line 3 at its Benghazi cement plant, located 20km south of Benghazi city.

Due to the high cement demand in Libya the modernisation of the ageing production lines (eg Benghazi 3 had been built by KHD Humboldt Wedag in 1977) was decided in order to increase the actual production capacity.

KHD´s scope of supply comprises mechanical and electrical equipment and civil engineering. Substantial modifications are:
•  modernisation of transport and dosing of the raw meal,
•  new Humboldt preheater PS 5635/4 equipped with a PYROCLON®-S calciner,
•  new bypass-system,
•  renovation of kiln inlet, kiln drive etc.,
•  modification of exhaust treatment/dedusting,
•  installation of PRODUX®-PLUS, process control system for the pyroprocessing line and the raw material grinding system.
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