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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...

Corporate restructuring at FLSmidth

14 August 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced a number of organisational structure changes, as well as adjustments to the Group Executive Management. The new organisation will consist of the four divisions. The Material Handling and Mineral Processing divisions will be merged into a Minerals division. Cement and Customer Services will be maintained as separate divisions. A new Product Companies division will be created to foster globalisation and growth of FLSmidth's unique product brands. FLSmidth said the new...

Sinai Cement awards FLSmidth contract to prepare for coal usage

25 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Sinai Cement Co (SCC) has awarded FLSmidth, the contract to provide the equipment to facilitate the use of coal, Daily News Egypt has reported. The Egyptian-based cement producer also said it would partner with local contractors and suppliers to equip the plant to use coal as an alternative energy to natural gas and fuel oil.

Carthage Cement issues Provisional Performance Acceptance certificate, Tunisia

06 June 2014, Published under Cement News

The Provisional Acceptance certificate has been issued by Carthage Cement for the 5800tpd Djebel Ressas cement plant in Tunisia, constructed by an FLSmdith-Ekon-Prokon consortium on an EPC turkney basis. The greenfield Djebel Ressas plant is the first project to be completed after the Arab Spring. According to a statement by Ekon, the plant has exceeded design figures in terms of production capacity and product quality while achieving less emissions.

FLSmidth establishes Colombian office

19 February 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth is expanding its operations on the Colombian market through the establishment of a new office in the city of Barranquilla in the northern part of the country. “The new office that opened on 1 January 2014 will bring FLSmidth even closer to its customers on the Colombian market and strengthen the local service offerings,” FLSmidth said in a statement. The company also added that over the last decade, the Colombian economy has been on an upward spiral due to improvement in the secu...

FLSmidth wins Hope Construction process optimisation contract, UK

18 February 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract for process optimisation of Hope Construction Materials’ cement plant in Derbyshire, UK, using FLSmidth’s ECS/ProcessExpert® system. The system stabilises the plant, optimises the production, manages and corrects process disruptions and minimises wear on plant equipment – all to ensure optimum plant performance. By improving equipment availability and utilisation, the system helps reduce operational and maintenance costs. The order includes optimisation...