Cement News tagged under: FLSmidth

RSS feed

Egypt: Wadi El Nile Cement to upgrade clinker output

20 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Wadi El Nile Cement Company (WNCC) has given FLSmidth an order to upgrade its plant from 6000 to 7200tpd of clinker. The order is contained within a new five-year maintenance contract with WNCC for its cement plant located approximately 120km south of Cairo. The arrangement is an extension of the original 2010 contract. "The continuation of the contract is visible proof of the successful partnership we have with WNCC. We have now operated their 6000tpd plant for almost five years. The p...

Egypt: FLSmidth awarded WNCC upgrade and operation contract

15 September 2016, Published under Cement News

The Wadi El Nile Cement Company (WNCC) has signed a new five-year contract with FLSmidth that will see the Danish firm continue to maintain and operate a 2Mta plant located 120km south of Cairo. In addition to the operations contract, FLSmidth will upgrade the plant to increase its capacity to around 2.4Mta. The new capacity is expected to come online by mid-2017. FLSmidth Cement Division Group Executive Vice President, Per Mejnert Kristensen, said: “The continuation of the contract is...

Nepal: Sarbottam Cement released on to the market

14 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Sarbottam Cement Pvt Ltd (Saurabh Group) has launched its OPC and PSC cement in the Nepalese market. Sarbottam Cement, which is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company, has production capacity of 40,000 bags per day, the Himalayan Times reports. Sarbottam Cement produces cement in a 1200tpd plant about 50km from Lumbini. The works, which was built by FLSmidth in 2014, includes a vertical roller mill (VRM) which enables the production of cement with a fineness of up to 4500 Blaine. ...

Know your raw materials

22 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Stackers and reclaimers play a large part in achieving the reliability that helps deliver a constant supply of homogenised raw materials to the mills. The storage solution must cope with quarry operations and logistics, as well as different raw material parameters. To ensure the reliability of stackers and reclaimers and to optimise their total costs, accurate raw materials characterisation is essential. By FLSmidth, Denmark. At Holcim Brazil's Barroso plant, the clay excavator was in...

Bangladesh: FLSmidth supplies world’s largest VRM

19 August 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Bangladesh company, Shah Cement Industries Ltd, for the supply of an FLSmidth OK TM 62-6 vertical mill to its Mukhtarpur plant, Munshiganj, Bangladesh. Scope of supply will include the main equipment, process and layout engineering, civil engineering and site advisory. Product companies will also participate in the deal, with FLSmidth MAAG Gear installing a MAAG ® MAX Drive at the plant and FLSmidth Automation contributing to the full systems scope of...

Denmark: FLSmidth 2H16 revenues fall 19%

16 August 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth's revenue decreased 19 per cent to DKK4135m (US$620.7m) in 2Q16 (2Q15: DKK5093m  or US$764.5m). The revenue improved sequentially from 1Q16 but was nevertheless lower than expected in 2Q16. The gross profit in 2Q16 decreased to DKK1078m from DKK1327m in 2Q15, corresponding to a gross margin of 26.1 per cent (2Q15: 26.1 per cent). The gross margin is still holding up despite pricing pressure and under-absorption due to the lower than anticipated revenue, says FLSmidth. Forei...

Bolivia’s Fancesa to open bids for new production unit

26 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The opening of bids for the equipment of Fancesa’s new production facilities is expected today, according to Herland Daza, general manager of the Bolivian cement company.    FLSmidth and Polysius are participating in the tender, which is valued around US$220m, according to Mr Daza.

Vietnam: order for FLSmidth

28 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement producer Tan Thang Cement have awarded FLSmidth a contract for the supply of main equipment to a greenfield plant in the country. The Engineering and Procurement contract is valued at approximately DKK255m (US$37.9m). The new 5000tpd plant will be located in the Nghe An province, 300km south of Hanoi. The scope of supply includes all the main equipment, from raw mill grinding to clinker silo, as well as civil design, coal mill installation, training and commissioning.

India: FLSmidth cement plant order

23 June 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Larsen & Tourbro Ltd for the engineering and supply of equipment for a 3000tpd cement production line. The new plant will be located in Ariyalur, approximately 300km south of Chennai. The end client is Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation Ltd (TANCEM), an undertaking of the Government of Tamil Nadu, who have an EPC contract with Larsen & Toubro. The scope of supply includes a complete production line, incuding the latest environmental pollution control system...

Brazil gives OK to VRM

20 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Brazilian cement producers, like many others in the sector, have continually sought to improve their operations and advance their output by achieving higher grinding capacities, improved efficiencies, increased clinker substitution and finer product residues. Vertical roller mill technology has played a key part in this development. By Jared Weston, FLSmidth Inc, USA. Recent 36-4 OK TM cement mill installation in Brazil The Brazilian cement industry is a frontrunner in terms of...