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FCT Combustion appoint European and African sales manager

10 January 2024, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has appointed Átila Soares as its sales manager for Europe and Africa. Átila will be based in the company’s office in Vienna, Austria.  Átila was previously at the AUMUND Group, where he has held several roles over the past 18 years, including sales manager for the past seven years. He also holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial (FEI), Brazil. FCT Combustion is pleased to have Átila on the team to support the company’s ongoing growt...

FCT Combustion wins North American order

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion  has recently commissioned a complete combustion system for one of the largest clinker lines in the USA. The pyroprocessing line uses natural gas as the main fuel. The scope supplied and commissioned by FCT included: • Gyro-Therm™ burner with trolley, gas valve train, and burner management system (BMS) • four calciner burners with associated valve train • two hot gas generators for cement mills, including BMS and other accessories.

FCT Combustion awarded Bussac burner order

13 September 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has been awarded a contract by DAL Engineering Group to deliver a Turbu-Flex™ burner and accessories for HeidelbergCement ’s Bussac Forêt plant , France. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The scope includes the alternative fuel state of the art Turbu-Flex™ burner, igniter, flame sensor, measuring and control accessories, as well as a LPG valve train and a new burner management system. Deliv...

FCT forms alliance in China and opens new office

03 December 2021, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has created a formal alliance with Enelco Environmental Technology Co (EETC), a leading supplier of air pollution control equipment systems for the utilities, pulp and paper, steel and related industries. The companies are joining forces to support the Chinese steel, cement, glass and other industries with innovative combustion equipment solutions to ensure production safety, conserve energy and control emissions. The joint office is based in Nanjing, with an a...

Burglengenfeld to use FCT Turbu-Flex burner

09 August 2021, Published under Cement News

In June FCT Combustion delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement’s Burglengenfeld plant in Germany. The Turbu-Flex™ burner is designed to fire very high levels of alternative fuels. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The Burglengenfeld plant is using coal and petcoke firing. The new burner will offer multi-fuel capabilities for liquid and solid alternative fuels and flexibility for quick fuel changes w...

FCT Combustion appoints new Asia-Pacific CEO

27 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Andy Bailes has been announced as the new CEO of FCT Combustion (Asia-Pacific). Andy joins FCT after almost 30 years at Metso in Australia, having spent 10 years as General Manager – Engineered Product Services where he was responsible for managing a large team covering proposals, sales, technical, commercial and contractual obligation of the EP Products (grinding, pyro, process & BMH) Group within ANZ region. "I am excited to welcome Andy to the FCT team," said Con Manias, executive chai...

FCT Combustion reports recent global orders

02 April 2020, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has won several burner orders throughout Europe and in Brazil for the cement sector, which are currently under commissioning or have recently been installed. An FCT Combustion Turbu-Flex™ burner has been commissioned at Votorantim Cimentos' Cuiaba plant in Brazil to enable firing with petcoke and fuel oil, as well as coprocessing alternative fuels such as rice husks and wood shavings. A Turbu-Flex™ burner was commissioned for a clinker kiln in February 2020 at Finnsementti...

FCT Combustion wins Ash Grove burner project and other cement orders

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has won a contract to convert both kilns at Ash Grove Cement's Louisville plant, NE, USA to natural gas firing. The supply will include Gyro-Therm™ MKII burners, natural valve trains for both kilns and NFPA 86 BMS for both kilns.
 FCT Combustion has also announced a list of its recently completed and ongoing orders for the cement industry. These include:

 • Nova Cimangola – a project to convert its 5000tpd kiln to oil firing. This project will see the supply of a main multi...

FCT wins raw material drying order in Ecuador

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion will supply a complete raw material drying system to Cemento Chimborazo, Ecuador. The project consists of a 41.2tph Triplex drier and a fluidised bed combustion system for petcoke and alternative fuel firing.

FCT Combustion announce new burner and recent orders

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has announced a series of on-going and recently completed orders for the cement industry and expects to launch its new Turbo-Flex™ burner in April this year. The burner orders for the company include: • Cemento Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador – clay drying plant, including petcoke fluidised bed, hot gas generator and triple shell rotary dryer, including fuel feeding and exhaust system. • Lafarge Canada (LafargeHolcim group), Exshaw, Alberta, Canada – Gyro-Therm MKII precess...