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Reel International acquires FLSmidth Hamburg

31 December 2020, Published under Cement News

France’s Reel International, which specialises in industrial lifting equipment, has announced the acquisition of FLSmidth Hamburg GmbH. FLSmidth Hamburg, operating under the Möller brand, installs and maintains complex handling equipment for the energy, cement and aluminium industries. The company will be integrated into the French group on 1 January 2021, and will operate as Reel Möller GmbH.

FLSmidth enters fabric filter technology agreement with Simatek

24 December 2020, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has agreed to sell its fabric filter technology, a non-core business of FLSmidth's advanced filter technology (AFT) to Denmark-based industrial filter producer, Simatek A/S. Under the agreement, Simatek will supply FLSmidth with fabrick filters while FLSmidth will become a supplier of filter bags and filter cages to Simatek. Through the transaction, FLSmidth will retain its core AFT operations, which continue to be key in delivering the company's MissionZero strategy while Simate...

FLSmidth on the way to deliver 86% fuel substitution for Bursa Çimento

11 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Bursa Çimento's new clinker line from FLSmidth will harvest significant sustainability and productivity gains. The order includes, among other equipment, FLSmidth's HOTDISC combustion device, which will help increase the alternative substitution rate to 86 per cent, the highest in Turkey.     Situated in northwestern Turkey, work at Bursa's site is under way with production from the new line set to start at the end of 2022. "The modernisation of our Bursa site is a strategic investment...

Titan Cement Group enters strategic partnership with FLSmidth

24 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Greece-based Titan Cement Group has signed a new 2.5 year service agreement with FLSmidth that will put sustainability, digitalisation and productivity at the top of the agenda as the cement group aims to achieve best practice implementation across its plants in Europe, Africa and the Americas. The agreement gives Titan full access to FLSmidth’s extensive process- and technical knowhow and assistance services, covering the entire plant operations from on-site plant inspections and remote s...

FLSmidth names Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President

16 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Carsten Riisberg Lund has been appointed FLSmidth’s new Cement Industry President and member of the Group Executive Management. Mr Riisberg Lund has been with FLSmidth for 33 years in various roles, most recently as the president for Region Europe, North Africa and Russia (ENAR) where he has been responsible for all sales and service activities in the region, with a particular focus on customer relationships and creating a single interface to the customer. He has played a vital role in imp...

SungShin Cement orders two HOTDISC units

11 November 2020, Published under Cement News

SungShin Cement has ordered two FLSmidth H OTDISC Combustion Devices for its Kiln Lines 3 and 6. The first H OTDISC  is expected to be commissioned in mid-2021 and the second at the end of 2021. After the recent installation at SsangYong’s Yeongwool and Donghae plants this will be teh third and fourth H OTDISC  installations on the Korean peninsula. The H OTDISC solution allows cement producers to substitute coal or other fossil fuels with a wide range of alternative fuels. "Wit...

FLSmidth reports 33% decline in 3Q cement revenues

03 November 2020, Published under Cement News

In the 3Q20 FLSmidth’s revenue amounted to DKK3834m (US$4181m) compared to DKK4736m in the 3Q19, down 19 per cent. Organic revenue decreased by 12 per cent, comprising a one per cent increase in mining and a 33 per cent decline in cement. The sharp decline in cement was due to a more severe pandemic impact on the cement industry and a low backlog.   In the 3Q20 FLSmidth’s order intake amounted to DKK3955m, compared to DKK4571m in the 3Q19, down 13 per cent. Organic order intake fell b...

FLSmidth acquires KnowledgeScape for its digital portfolio

02 October 2020, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has acquired KnowledgeScape and its advanced solutions to expand its digital ENABLR™ portfolio. The KnowledgeScape™ portfolio has documented capabilities in increasing the total output of a processing plant by 4-10 per cent. At the same time, its solutions reduce power, water and reagent consumption, which contribute significantly to the goals of FLSmidth’s MissionZero sustainability strategy. "With this acquisition, FLSmidth reinforces a strong track record of M&A and integra...

Ash Grove to modernise Port Manatee terminal with new ship unloader

24 September 2020, Published under Cement News

CRH-owned Ash Grove Cement (formerly Suwannee American Cement) is undertaking a major transformation project at its Port Manatee deepwater import terminal in Florida. The project will improve Ash Grove’s capacity to import cement, cement slag and flyash to meet the existing and future needs of customers in the Florida and south Georgia markets. The upgrade project includes the addition of a high-capacity FLSmidth/Kovako ship unloader at the terminal, together with the upgrade of existi...

Cemtech highlights latest advances in clinker reduction, ARM and new binder concepts

23 September 2020, Published under Cement News

The second day's afternoon session of Cemtech 'Decarbonising the cement industry' virtual conference presented four innovative technology papers on clinker reduction, alternative raw materials and new binder concepts. FLSmidth’s Global Process Line Manager, Steven Miller, outlined why clay calcination is crucial for the cement industry to reduce is carbon footprint. "These projects have a lower capital investment than a new clinker line and produce a 'greener' product," said Steven M...