Cement News tagged under: FLSmidth

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A flurry of activity in the white cement sector

28 June 2019, Published under Cement News

This week ICR reported on FLSmidth’s successful contract award of Al Safwa Cement's project to convert one of its grey production lines to white cement by 2020. The white cement market is providing extra opportunities to Saudi cement producers as demand for grey cement has been subdued and additional revenue streams are needed. Previously, another Saudi cement company, Al Jouf Cement , had spotted the opportunity offered by this profitable niche market. In April, it announced it would con...

FLSmidth to convert one line at Al Safwa Cement to white cement

27 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Al Safwa Cement Co of Saudi Arabia is converting to a dual white and grey cement line, aiming to begin production in early 2020. The flexibility to adapt to market demands is a crucial competitive factor, and the new production capability will allow Al Safwa Cement Co to convert easily between grey or white cement production as necessary.  The contract to convert one of Al Safwa Cement's grey cement kiln lines has been awarded to Denmark-based FLSmidth. This will involve the cost-effectiv...

IMP Automation Group boosts FLSmidth mining portfolio

04 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Following the approval of the competition authorities, IMP Automation Group has now officially become a part of FLSmidth. With the acquisition, first announced in February, FLSmidth completes its portfolio of automated laboratory solutions for the mining industry. "With the closing of the deal, we can now start the next phase in our product evolution. The benefits of the joint portfolio are immediately available to our customers, and our pipeline is strong. We are confident that our produc...

FLSmidth reports strong order intake in 1Q19

03 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Two large cement orders from Paraguay and Vietnam supported Denmark-based equipment manufacturer FLSmidth’s order intake in the 1Q19. The order backlog expanded to DKK17.8bn (US$2.66bn), the highest level since 2013 and up from DKK13.9bn at the same time last year. "Our order intake and order backlog demonstrate our competitive strength. Each new order is the result of a customer's careful selection of us to deliver and install mission critical equipment or to provide important services to...

Xuan Thanh Cement orders new line from FLSmidth

29 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Xuan Thanh Cement has awarded FLSmidth with a DKK550m (US$82.6m) contract for a new brownfield production line at its facility in Ha Nam province, Vietnam. FLSmidth will design and engineer the new clinker production line and deliver equipment for the entire process from crushing to clinker silo. The order is due to be completed by the end of 2020, and once operational the production line will have a capacity of 12,500tpd. In 2015, Xuan Thanh Cement placed a similar order for a product...

Flying Cement to install OK™ mill on new 7700tpd line

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Flying Cement Company has placed a major order with FLSmidth for its new 7700tpd production line in Mangwal, Pakistan. FLSmidth will supply a new OK™ 71-6 cement mill, which will be designed to grind OPC cement at a capacity of 415tph. Commissioning is expected in 2020, and the mill will be supplied together with an FLSmidth ILC preheater system, two-Base Kiln, Cross-Bar ® cooler, ROKSH 119 Separator, MAAG ® WPV-5000 gear unit, heat exchanger and three filters.

The weigh ahead

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

ICR speaks with Francesco Ferrandico, CEO of FLSmidth Pfister, about the company’s achievements to date, the latest product development and the way ahead in weighfeeder technology. Francesco Ferrandico, CEO of FLSmidth Pfister, at the company’s headquarters in Augsburg, Germany ICR: What can you tell us about Ludwig Pfister who founded the original company – Ludwig Pfister Weighing Co in 1894? Francesco Ferrandico (FF): Ludwig Pfister was a blacksmith, who lived in the south...

FLSmidth expands executive management

01 March 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that Annette Terndrup, head of Group Legal and Strategy, and Cori Petersen, head of Group HR, will join the company’s executive management.   "I am very pleased to welcome Cori Petersen and Annette Terndrup to our Group Executive Management. Their combined experience will support our ability to navigate increased business complexity and enhance our talent development," said Thomas Schulz, CEO.

FLSmidth acquires IMP Automation Group

11 February 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has acquired IMP Automation to increase its portfolio of automated laboratory solutions. IMP is the global leader in automated laboratory solutions for the mining industry and has a strong foothold in Australia and South Africa. "In FLSmidth we have found a partner with the right global sales network to take us to the next level. For years, we have combined profound laboratory process knowledge with automation skills and developed novel and innovative solutions. I am very excited ...

FLSmidth records higher order intake in 2018

01 February 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth released its 2018 annual report which records strong order intake, revenue growth and steps taken to improve profitability in cement. Order intake grew to DKK21.741bn (US$3.33bn) in 2018 from DKK19.170bn in 2017, but was down seven per cent in 4Q18 to DKK4503m from DKK4836m in 4Q17. "The high order intake in 2018 is due to an improving mining market, but it also reflects the performance of our organisation, our position and strong lifecycle solutions. This combination lays a good f...