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Vicat contracts FLSmidth for full-scale clay calcination project

29 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Vicat has contracted FLSmidth to deliver equipment for a new project in France, which will replace clinker with an environmentally-friendly clay and cut up to 16 per cent of CO 2  emissions, compared to existing cement products. The order includes FLSmidth’s new flash calciner technology, an environmental control system and alternative fuel storage. The project is set to become Europe’s first full-scale clay calcination installation. The flash calciner, expected to have a minimum capacity...

FLSmidth delivers chlorine bypass system to Cimpor Cement

21 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Cimpor, the Iberian region's leading producer of cement, has called upon FLSmidth to deliver a chlorine bypass solution for its site in Souselas, Portugal. Following a new EPC order from Cimpor, booked at the end of last year, FLSmidth will deliver a chlorine bypass solution, eliminating chlorine build-up in the flue gas as Cimpor plan to increase its alternative fuel rate to above 60 per cent. Work on the chlorine bypass is expected to start in 3Q21 with production returning to normal in e...

FLSmidth receives SBTi validation of its carbon emission targets

17 May 2021, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has received validation from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its carbon emission reduction targets. By implementing its MissionZero programme to achieve these targets, the company will help keep global warming below 1.5°C at the same time as delivering solutions to help reduce global CO 2 emissions by more than 10 per cent – and becoming carbon neutral in its own operations by 2030.   Commenting on the targets, CEO Thomas Schulz says: “I truly believe that the g...

FLSmidth to upgrade Arabian Cement's Rabigh plant in 4Q21

30 April 2021, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth is to deliver a large efficiency upgrade at Arabian Cement Co’s site in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The order includes new DDX top cyclones, a quenching chamber and an ABC™ Cooler Inlet. Installation and commissioning is expected to be during the 4Q21.   "The Saudi Arabian cement market is highly competitive with increasing demand, we are therefore constantly looking at ways to improve the efficiency at our Rabigh site," explains Dr Badr Osama Johar, CEO at Arabian Cement Co. "With ...

FLSmidth’s smart moves

26 April 2021, Published under Cement News

With the launch of ECS/ProcessExpert ® V8.5, FLSmidth brings artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to advanced process control. But what exactly does this mean for cement producers? Javier Pigazo Merino, FLSmidth global product line manager, provides the low-down on the new process control software and the importance of AI to the future of industrial digitalisation. By FLSmidth, Denmark. FLSmidth: enabling AI solutions for smarter cement plants FLSmidth recently released t...

FLSmidth awarded contract at Norcem Brevik

22 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The well-known carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at Norcem Brevik in Norway is progressing with HeidelbergCement and FLSmidth having signed an agreement for FLSmidth to deliver the necessary plant modifications allowing for downstream CO 2 removal. Final commissioning is scheduled for the first half of 2024.   The capturing process at the Norcem Brevik plant will use a mixture of water and organic solvents to remove the CO 2 . But before CO 2 can be removed, the pr...

FLSmidth to supply control systems at Kirene

16 April 2021, Published under Cement News

China’s CBMI Construction Co Ltd has contracted FLSmidth for the supply and engineering of three complete control systems at two existing and one new cement line in Kirene, Senegal. The order became effective in the first quarter of 2021. All three lines will have a shared digital infrastructure built on the FLSmidth ECS/ControlCenter™ platform, as well as its plant data management software, ECS/PlantDataManagement. The software is the operational interface for all data, allowing plant ma...

China’s path to green growth

15 March 2021, Published under Cement News

It’s been almost 25 years since Changming Gao, senior consultant of FLSmidth (Beijing) Co Ltd, proposed the ‘Four-Zero and One-Negative’ sustainable development strategy. Since then, continuous improvements and innovation have enabled the cement industry in China to make considerable progress along the green growth track. By Changming Gao, FLSmidth (Beijing) Co Ltd, China. Major Chinese producers such as Huaxin Cement (pictured) have taken the lead in driving the domestic cement in...

FLSmidth reports 22% decline in cement order intake in 2020

10 February 2021, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth’s order intake in 2020 was on par with last year, comprising 13 per cent growth in mining and a 22 per cent decline in cement. Including currency effects and acquisitions, total order intake decreased by five per cent to DKK18,524m (US$2490m). FLSmidth Group CEO, Thomas Schulz, commented: "2020 was impacted operationally and financially by the pandemic, which has presented both challenges and opportunities for FLSmidth. Our employees have done a tremendous job handling this cr...

Cemtech's webinar increases bulk handling knowledge

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemtech's Bulk Material Handling webinar saw presentations from four leading specialists in the cement sector discuss a range of conveyor systems for the transport of limestone, alternative fuels, clinker and cement. A wide bulk handling product range Joachim Lohmann, sales director of alternative fuels at AUMUND, spoke on solutions for conveying and transport of alternative fuels (AFs). He began by introducing the Samson ® Material Feeder and the Pendulum bucket elevator type BWP, whi...