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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 ...

Colombia: FLSmidth to supply 2800tpd Cemex line

23 December 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to supply a 2800tpd cement line for Cemex’s new Cementera del Magdalena Media cement plant in Antioquia, Colombia. The contract includes the engineering, project management and commissioning as well as all key production equipment, including an FRM mill for raw grinding, an ATOX coal mill, a five-stage ILC preheater with a low-NOx calciner, an FLSmidth Cross-Bar cooler and a two-pier kiln. In addition, Pfister weighing and dosing systems, MAAG gear re...

Bolivia: FLSmidth to supply new Soboce plant

25 November 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Sociedad Boliviana de Cemento SA (SOBOCE) for the supply of equipment and machinery for a cement plant in Bolivia. The cost of the project is estimated at US$180m and will include the construction of a 0.8Mta cement plant in Yacuses, Puerto Suarez, that is expected to be fuelled by natural gas. Álvaro Andrade, national project manager, and Felix Salek, regional manager SOBOCE, indicated that during the construction phase up to 600 people for the developme...

USA: FLSmidth to install new line at Cemex Odessa

25 November 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has won a turnkey contract for Cemex’s Odessa cement plant in western Texas, USA. The completed project will raise the works' cement capacity to 2540tpd.   The equipment scope includes a five-stage ILC preheater with a low-NO x calciner, three-pier kiln, Cross-Bar cooler, Duoflex burner, FLSmidth Pfister weighing and dosing systems, gas analysers and three Fuller-Kinyon pumps.   "FLSmidth has a very strong local presence in the US, and the new production line will help Cemex...

New FLSmidth Service Centre in Zacatecas, Mexico

19 September 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth recently opened its newest service centre in Zacatecas, Mexico. The official opening was attended by Zacatecas state governor, Miguel Alonso Reyes; Patricia Salinas, secretary of economy and social development; Ingeniero Horacio Franco, Mayor; representatives from the state government administration and the Mexican mining community, and the press. FLSmidth was well represented with key management personnel attending from the Salt Lake City, Santiago and local Mexican offices. The g...

FLSmidth to expand Australian ‘Supercenter’

29 August 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth is to expand its Australian ‘Supercenter’ in Perth, Australia, to double the facility’s warehouse and workshop from 5000m2 to 10,000m2. The expansion will allow FLSmidth to further decrease costs and increase productivity for its customers. “The expansion will allow us to better support our installed equipment base and keep it operational allowing our customers to get the maximum productivity out of the machines through technical competency, rebuilds or upgrades,” Mark Clifford, Co...

FLSmidth wins DR Congo plant project

21 August 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has won a contract worth EUR68m from Nyumba Ya Akiba SARL to supply a complete package of equipment and engineering for a greenfield cement plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The plant will be located in the province of Bas-Congo, approximately 250km west of the capital Kinshasa. Nyumba Ya Akiba SARL is a joint venture between Pakistani Lucky Cement Ltd and the Rawji Group of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The parties are well established players in the cement industry ...

FLSmidth selected as supplier for Holcim (US) Ada modernisation

20 August 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been selected to supply the major equipment pieces needed as Holcim (US) looks to modernise its Ada, Oklahoma, plant. The modernisation of the pyroprocess is expected to deliver lower emissions of nearly all air pollutants while anticipating an increase in the plant’s capacity. The contract includes a dryer crusher, a single stage preheater with an ILC-calciner, a dedusting cyclone, a ROTAX-2® kiln, a kiln bypass system, a Duoflex® kiln burner and an FLSmidth® Cross-Bar® coo...

FLSmidth maintains 2014 guidance

14 August 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has reviewed and approved the company’s interim report for the six months to 30 June 2014, maintaining its 2014 guidance and noting a significant improvement in margins. However, its order intake declined declined due to a lack of large orders, whereas announced orders were stable. In 2Q14 FLSmidth's order intake fell by 17 per cent to DKK4643m and the order backlog fell by 20 per cent to DK21,713m. Revenue was down 19 per cent to DKK5577m. EBITA increased 52 per cent to DK472m, c...