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FLSmidth receives contract for large cement project, USA

18 May 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately US$136m by a customer in the United States for modernisation of their production facility.   The purpose of the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) project is to convert one of the plant's existing wet process kilns to a preheater, precalciner kiln. As a result, the customer will be able to better fulfill their key environmental objectives; reduction of emissions as well as lower energy consumption and hence a smaller carbon f...

FLSmidth affirms 2012 outlook

15 May 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has affirmed its outlook for full-year 2012 as a strong order intake in 1Q confirms growth expectations and positive outlook. For the first three months of 2012, FLSmidth’s order intake increased 29% to DKK6421m and revenue increased 17% to DKK5145m. EBITDA rose 10% to DKK 469m. The profit for the period increased 39% to DKK 241m In terms of its cement division, the company said 1Q12 saw a very strong order intake of DKK 1,415m representing an increase of 169% compared to 1Q1...

FLSmidth wins large cement order in the Middle East

01 May 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract worth approximately EUR85m with an undisclosed company in the Middle East to supply a complete 6000tpd cement production line.   The contract comprises complete equipment supplies and includes a combined limestone and clay crusher, a gypsum crusher, a circular stacker and reclaimer store, a stacker and side scraper store for additives, an ATOX vertical raw mill, a CF silo, a double string preheater tower, a ROTAX kiln, an FLSmidth® Cross-Bar cooler, an OK mill ...

FLSmidth wins orders for Cimpor projects in Brazil

30 April 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has received contracts to provide two major cement projects for Cimpor in Brazil. The expansion plans include a brand new production unit in northwestern Brazil (the Caxitu project) and a new production line at Cimpor’s existing Cezarina plant in central-western Brazil. When commissioned in 2013, the two projects will form an essential part of  Cimpor Cimentos do Brasil’s current 2.3Mta expansion programme. They will help to support Brazil’s growing economy and development of infra...

FLSmidth to appoint new Group Executive Vice President

23 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Carsten R Lund will be appointed new Group Executive Vice President of FLSmidth & Co and member of the Group Executive Management in July 2012, when Mr Christian Jepsen resigns to join Alcoa, one of FLSmidth's global mining customers.   Carsten Lund will be heading the new global Bulk Materials Division that was formed as part of the new FLSmidth Group structure announced on 21 February 2012 and will be relocating from the head offices in Denmark to the global technology centre for material ...

FLSmidth to tap market for air pollution control equipment in China

09 March 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has achieved authority approval of its first acquisition in China. Together with a minority shareholder, FLSmidth has started a company to market and sell air pollution control products to the cement industry in China. This local company is groundbreaking for FLSmidth as it combines local presence and relations with global technologies and resources. It will make FLSmidth, overnight, a powerful player in the multibillion dollar Chinese market for environmental control technologies. ...

2011 global consumption reaches 3.6bnt

22 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Global cement consumption amounted to around 3.6bn tones in 2011 of which China accounts for approximately 2.0bn and India approximately 0.2bnt, according to FLSmidth in its latest annual report. The Danish engineering group expects annual growth in global cement consumption is expected to be 3-4% in the coming years. Capacity utilisation on a global scale. meanwhile, remains relatively subdued around 75% but is expected to increase in the coming years. The global market for contracted...

FLSmidth wins Mongolia project

10 February 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately EUR86m from the Mongolian company, Mongolyn Alt (MAK) Group, to supply a greenfield cement plant. The plant will be located some 330km from the capital city Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.   FLSmidth will deliver all equipment, engineering and commissioning for the cement plant, which will have a capacity of 3000tpd.   "This order is a great example of FLSmidth's technological strengths in both the cement and minerals industries, and it confi...

Air emissions reduced

30 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia is improving its environmental record by enforcing stricter emissions targets for cement producers. Many of the older plants are modernising their dust control technology. Eastern Cement recently invited FLSmidth to reduce its particle emissions and increase its filter efficiency by installing two new fabric filters on two of its kiln lines and by converting two ESP units into bag filters for the alkali bypass system. Dr Ahsen Hussain, FLSmidth A/S Airtech – Air Pollution Contr...

FLSmidth: minerals division gains ground

18 January 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth reported on Tuesday that revenues from its minerals division over its cement business for the first time. CEO of the Danish engineering group, Jorgen Huno Rasmussen made the comments following an order FLSmidth received for the expansion of a copper mine in South Africa. "The minerals business was bigger than the cement business in 2011 for the first time ever, and it will only get bigger going forward," Mr Rasmussen told Reuters.