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ABB to supply Semen Bosowa Maros

12 January 2016, Published under Cement News

ABB has won an order from Tianjin Cement Industry Design & Research Institute Co Ltd,  a subsidiary of the Sinoma Group (China), for its variable-speed drive solution for a dual-pinion ball mill at the PT Semen Bosowa Maros cement plant in Indonesia. ABB was selected for that project because the end customer is satisfied with earlier deliveries for the first cement grinding line at the plant, including a gearless mill drive (GMD) and a vertical mill with ABB slip ring motors, the power and...

ABB upgrades Eastern Province Cement Co's process control system, Saudi Arabia

28 March 2014, Published under Cement News

ABB has recently completed an extensive upgrade of the Extended Automation System 800xA to the latest standards at Eastern Province Cement Co’s (EPCC) three production lines at its Al Khursaniya works in Saudi Arabia. With outdated hardware and software potentially impacting the plant’s reliability and to avoid unexpected shutdowns and improve functionality of the cement production lines, EPCC decided to optimise its process control system. The scope of supply included the evolution of Ext...

Swiss poll could limit executive salaries

21 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Nine months after putting checks on excessive payouts for executives in a referendum, Europe's best-paid voters will decide on Sunday whether to cap the highest wages in a company at 12 times the lowest pay. Swiss corporations and the government have joined forces to oppose the so-called 1:12 initiative, which is forecast to be rejected. The payscale at Holcim, formed 101 years ago in the Swiss village of Holderbank, underscores the challenge for multinational companies to comply with the p...

Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over as ABB’s new CEO

20 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Ulrich Spiesshofer has succeeded Joe Hogan as chief executive officer of ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, following the three-month orderly transition period announced earlier this year. Hogan will continue as advisor to the Board until the end of March 2014. In a welcoming statement, Hubertus von Grünberg, Chairman of ABB’s Board of Directors, said: "Ulrich Spiesshofer has an outstanding track record forming and developing high performing teams and has demonstrated e...

ABB wins energy optimisation contract from CRH

01 February 2013, Published under Cement News

ABB has recently won a contract with CRH Europe Materials to provide process optimisation solutions for 12 of its plants in Europe and the US. CRH is a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative. As such, the company has committed to a set of objectives covering issues such as CO2 and climate protection, emission protection and lower use of fuels and raw materials. Currently the data collection for calculating the required k...

India: ABB to modernise Century Cement in US$18m order

21 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Power and automation group ABB has won an order worth US$18m to design, engineer and supply integrated automation and modern electrification systems for Century Cement’s Manikgarh Cement plant in central India. Manikgarh Cement is located in Maharastra and provides high-quality cement products for building construction, road and bridge infrastructure and other commercial uses. ABB’s delivery is part of a two-line expansion and plant modernisation project that will add 2.8Mta of cement capa...

New order for ABB from Century Cement, India

15 August 2012, Published under Cement News

ABB has won an order worth US$18m in India to design, engineer and supply integrated automation and modern electrification systems for Century Cement’s Manikgarh Cement plant in central India. Manikgarh Cement is located in the state of Maharastra, in central India, and provides high quality cement products for building construction, road and bridge infrastructure and other commercial uses. ABB’s delivery is part of a two line expansion and plant modernisation project that will add produc...

ABB completes test runs at Attock Cement, Pakistan

12 July 2012, Published under Cement News

ABB has successfully completed test runs of its SpectraFlow online analysers at Fauji Cement plant in Attock, Pakistan. Fauji Cement Company (FCC), headquartered in Rawalpindi, operates a 1.165Mta cement plant, located in the province of Punjab. In 2009, Fauji Cement built a second kiln line to expand its production capacity and invested in a raw material proportioning (RMP) solution in combination with a SpectraFlow online analyser to optimise its stockpile blending. The expanded operatio...

ABB improves production process for Podilsky Cement, Ukraine

02 March 2012, Published under Cement News

ABB has successfully commissioned integrated electrical, control and automation systems at one of the biggest cement plants in Ukraine. JSC Podilsky Cement, part of the Irish building material group CRH, is located in Kamyanets-Podilsky, approximately 420km southwest of Kiev and operates the biggest line in Ukraine. ABB supplied electrical and automation systems including medium-voltage switchgears, intelligent low-voltage (LV) motor control centres (MNSiS MCC), LV variable-speed drive...