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Nigeria: BUA's 3Mta Obu plant to start operations

30 July 2015, Published under Cement News

BUA Group is about to release cement from its newly-built US$600m Obu plant in Okpella, Edo State, with clinker production already operational. Cement should be dispatch from the 3Mta facility in the first week of August. The plant was supplied by FLSmidth and the civil construction was handled by construction firm, Julius Berger. BUA Group chairman/CEO, Abdulsamad Rabiu, said the company's three-year journey in constructing the world-class plant would give a much needed boost to Nigeria's ...

FLSmidth to supply DG Khan new plant, Pakistan

13 July 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract worth EUR57m with DG Khan Cement Company Ltd to supply engineering and equipment for a 8500tpd greenfield cement plant in Pakistan. The plant will be located in Hub in the province of Baluchistan approximately 30 km northwest of Karachi, Pakistan. DG Khan Cement Company Ltd is a major cement producer in Pakistan and part of the Nishat Group which is one of the largest conglomerates in the country. The first contract between DG Khan Cement Company Ltd and FLSmi...

FLSmidth receives Vietnam cement plant order

26 May 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has received an order worth approximately EUR100m (DKK750m) from the Vietnamese cement producer Xuan Than Group for the supply of a complete cement plant with a capacity of 12,000tpd. The plant will be located approximately 100km South of Hanoi, Vietnam. Once completed, the plant will be the largest cement plant in Southeast Asia, FLSmidth highlighted.   "The Vietnamese cement market is expected to grow over the coming years and it is a well-known market to FLSmidth as we have been...

FLSmidth expects pick-up in cement order intake in 2015

13 May 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth reported a 39 per cent decline in cement order intake for the first quarter of 2015 but, based on the current order tender activity, the group still expects the division's full-year order intake to be higher than last year. In its interim report released last week, FLSmidth reported a decline in both total revenue and order intake of three per cent over Jan-March 2015 period, despite currency tailwind. The drop in revenue was related to the Minerals division as a consequence of a l...

Oman Cement awards FLSmidth contract for pollution control equipment

13 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement Co has awarded a US$11.3mn contract for the upgrade of pollution control equipment to FLSmidth, according to local press reports. In a filing with the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) on Sunday, Oman Cement said it has been putting its best efforts towards environmental improvements, adding: “In this direction to reduce emission levels, the company has awarded the work for upgradation of pollution control equipment for line-2 to FLSmidth. The company has issued a letter of intent ...

FLSmidth reaches agreement to exit O&M contracts in Nigeria

07 May 2015, Published under Cement News

In November 2013 FLSmidth signed a number of contracts with the Nigerian cement producer Dangote Cement PLC for operation and maintenance of production lines at their Ibese and Obajana cement plants in Nigeria for a period of five years. Due to changed market conditions, Dangote Cement and FLSmidth have reached an agreement to end the operation and maintenance collaboration on the two plants, the Danish equipment supplier said in a statement yesterday. The discontinuation of the O&M contra...

FLSmidth wins Egyptian cement plant contract

05 March 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has received two contracts from the Egyptian cement producer Qena Cement for supply of equipment for a cement plant which was originally supplied by FLSmidth. The cement plant is located approximately 45km from Luxor in Egypt. The equipment to be supplied includes among others an ATOX© coal mill, an OK© vertical cement mill, Pfister© weighing and dosing systems, MAAG Gear© reducers and Airtech filters. "We are very happy to supply this additional equipment to an existing customer...

FLSmidth concludes Cembrit sale

02 February 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has now successfully closed the divestment of Cembrit to Solix Group AB, to sell all shares in Cembrit Holding A/S at a price of DKK1.1bn (enterprise value on a debt-free basis). Cembrit is one of the leading distributors and manufacturers of fibre-cement products in Europe. The deal was initially announced in mid-January 2015 and concludes FLSmidth's divestment of building materials companies.

FLSmidth and Haldor Topsoe sign cooperation agreement

29 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Haldor Topsoe A/S, a leader in catalysis, and FLSmidth signed a cooperation agreement that marks the beginning of a joined effort to commercialise a newly-developed catalytic filter bag technology. The product will carry the brand name EnviroTex TM catalytic filter bags and is capable of removing dust, volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides in one integrated process, FLSmidth said in a statement. Industries including cement, power, biomass, waste incineration as well as glass and...

FLSmidth sells Cembrit Holding A/S

13 January 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed an agreement with a company in the Solix Group AB to sell all shares in Cembrit Holding A/S, one of the leading distributors and manufacturers of fibre-cement products in Europe, for DKK1.1bn (EUR147.9m). The sale of Cembrit concludes FLSmidth's divestment of building materials companies, a process that started 10 years ago by the divestment of Aalborg Portland and Unicon. The buyer of Cembrit is a consortium of investors headed by Solix Group AB. Solix' strategy ...