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FLSmidth signs contract for 5000tpd Ethiopian plant

24 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Abay Industrial Development SC for a greenfield cement plant near Dejen, Ethiopia. The order is valued at around EUR100m and includes the delivery of design and engineering, full equipment supply, automation systems, installation and commissioning, as well as training and extended supervision. The project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2022 and, once fully operational, will have a capacity of 5000tpd. "This greenfield plant will...

FLSmidth transports largest-ever WPV gear unit to Bangladesh

22 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth MAAG Gear began transporting the largest WPV gear unit ever, with a weight of 215t, from Hamburg harbour towards Bangladesh last week. Due to its substantial weight, a heavy lifting vessel equipped with two cranes of 1500t lifting capacity is delivering the product. The conventional gear unit with design power of 9200kW will drive an OK 71-6 slag mill for a cement plant in Bangladesh. It represents another milestone in the design and manufacturing of gear units for very large vert...

Maple Leaf Factory's new line more than 60% complete

15 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd is making progress on its expansion project. The company is setting up an additional 7300tpd dry-process clinker production line as a brownfield expansion at the company's existing site in Iskandarabad, Mianwali, Punjab, increasing grey cement capacity to 18,000tpd. FLSmidth won an EPC contract for the project. The total project is now estimated at a revised cost of PKR26bn (US$186.1m) including the impact of recent devaluation of Pakistani rupee. The project...

FLSmidth sells bulk material handling business

10 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has reached an agreement to sell its bulk material handling business to Rainbow Heavy Machineries. The transaction has been structured as a sale of certain assets. As a result of the transaction, FLSmidth will exit the non-mining bulk material handling business.                                          The main part of FLSmidth's non-mining related bulk material handling business is delivered out of Wadgassen GmbH in Germany. The non-mining bulk handling business has been for sale ...

FLSmidth wins equipment order in Paraguay

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has won a contract worth over DKK350m (US$53.59m) to deliver equipment for a greenfield cement plant in Paraguay.   The facility will have a capacity of 2500tpd and mainly supply cement to its local market. The contract involves designing and engineering the production line, alongside the delivery of energy-efficient equipment for the entire line, from crushing to packing. Meanwhile, the customer will be in charge of the civil design and construction of the project. Plant start-up i...

Powering southern expansion

21 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s promising cement market fundamentals are driving a number of domestic producers to expand their local production bases. Power Cement Ltd (PCL) has embarked on the construction of a complete 7700tpd line which will significantly enhance the company’s existing capacity and make it the second-largest producer in the south. By SM Imran, Power Cement, Pakistan. Pre-assembled parts of the preheater ready for erection at Power Cement’s new production line project, Pakistan T...

FLSmidth reports 71% order increase in 3Q18

07 November 2018, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has released its interim 3Q18 report and recorded a 71 per cent order increase to DKK7.164bn (US$1.102bn), on the back of two large cement plant orders in Central America at a combined value of DKK1.9bn. This brought the order backlog to DKK17.2bn, the highest level in three years. "It makes us proud each time a customer selects us to deliver and install mission critical equipment or grants FLSmidth an important service contract to enhance productivity. At the same time, our stron...

FLSmidth's new O&M manager sees cement in the fast lane

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

At first glance, racing high-tech cars at 300km/h and operating cement factories would seem to have little in common. But don’t tell that to Anders Benfeldt, the new head of FLSmidth Operation & Maintenance. Benfeldt sees plenty of parallels between racing supercars and making cement. With a sterling resume that includes senior positions at Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor, DGtek A/S and Babcock & Wilcox Vølund, earlier this year FLSmidth tapped Benfeldt to lead its growing subsidi...

FLSmdith's Central America contracts are now effective

28 September 2018, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that the greenfield and brownfield contracts for plants in Central America are now effective, with the company receiving the agreed down payment. The two contracts, worth a combined EUR250m, will be part of its order intake for the 3Q18. The contracts include design and engineering, equipment supply, automation systems, training as well as advisory services for installation and commissioning. Once operational within 24-26 months, the plants will have a capacity of 20...

FLSmidth witnesses slow growth in cement sector

10 August 2018, Published under Cement News

This week FLSmidth released its 1H18 report in which it reported revenues of DKK8.965bn (US$1.37bn), edging up from DKK8.956bn in 1H17 and a roughly stable gross profit of DKK2.255bn (1H17: DKK2.298bn). Net profit from continuing activities saw losses narrow to DKK31m from DKK34m in 1H17. The gross order intake slipped from DKK10.141bn to DKK10.074bn in 1H17 although in the second quarter the company saw order intake up by 10 per cent, which include 13 per cent organic growth as the Minera...