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FLSmidth and CNBM to build 12,000tpd plant for ETHRB Group

05 March 2018, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced the location of its most recent North African cement plant order. The Denmark-based turnkey provider will deliver a complete state-of-the-art cement plant for ETHRB Group located in Relizane, Algeria. The order includes engineering, equipment supply, construction supervision, commissioning and training. The EUR100m order is in part a result of the partnership between FLSmidth and Beijing Triumph International Engineering Co, part of the China National Building Mater...

FLSmidth acquires Sandvik Mining Sytems

01 March 2018, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that its acquisition of Sandvik Mining Systems has been finalised. The deal will see the integration of continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies into the company's core minerals sector, thereby allowing it to cover a wider range of the mining value chain.   "With the completion of the South African assets we have added references, local expertise and improved ability to deliver complete solutions to our Sub-Saharan customers. We welcome our new c...

FLSmidth reports positive overall results

08 February 2018, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth released its annual report on Wednesday and reported a five per cent order increase to DKK19.17bn (US$3.15bn) in 2017, driven by stronger offtake in the minerals division in 2H17 and by total service activities, but revenue declined one per cent to DKK18bn. Full-year EBITA advanced 18 per cent YoY to DKK1.515bn from DKK1.289bn in 2016, while the corresponding EBITA margin rose from 7.1 to 8.4 per cent. 

"2017 probably marked the trough of the business cycle, and based on our goo...

Danish investors and FLSmidth buy into Power Cement

05 February 2018, Published under Cement News

A joint venture of foreign investors IFU (Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries), IIP (IFU Investment Partners) and FLSmidth have reportedly purchased over 100m shares in Power Cement Ltd (PCL) and its undertaking, situated at DehKaloKohar, Nooriabad Industrial Estate, District Dadu (Sindh), Pakistan.   PCL has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) last week that that the subscription amount (in euros) has been received against 104,658,670 ordinary shares by way of allotmen...

Maple Leaf Cement issued favourable ruling

19 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd announced on Thursday that Lahore High Court has approved the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) filed by the company. As a result, an order passed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month to stop construction work at a new 7300tpd line, has been set aside. However, the company has been ordered by the court to maintain status-quo until a report delineating positive and negative areas for cement plants is issued by the Punjab Government. The ...

Construction at Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd site put on hold

02 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Limited (MLCF) has announced that construction work on a 7300tpd capacity expansion has been put on hold, following an order issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Government of Punjab. MLCF has stated that it met all statutory obligations before commencing construction, and has therefore filed a writ petition to Lahore High Court. The dry-process clinker production line was supplied by FLSmidth in an effort to raise capacity to 18000tpd at the si...

FLSmidth receives COBOCE OK™ mill order

05 December 2017, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded an order for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a new OK T™  43-4 vertical cement mill for Cooperativa Boliviana de Cemento's (COBOCE Ltda) Irpa Irpa plant, 65km from Cochabamba, Bolivia. The order covers a complete range of equipment from mill feeding bins, grinding and cement transport.The scope of supply includes an OK™ 43-4 vertical mill with a capacity of 130tph, a MAAG Gear reducer and fabric from FLSmidth Airtech and automation package for...

Smart maintenance planning

04 December 2017, Published under Cement News

What if your machinery could tell you when it needs attention? The latest-generation rotor weighfeeders Pfister® DRW do just that. To ensure optimum runtime of the weighfeeders as well as perfect dosing, FLSmidth Pfister has developed several mechanisms to predict wear effects and decrease them where wear is unavoidable. By FLSmidth Pfister, Germany. Figure 1: low, medium or high wear: the maintenance personnel can determine the system’s state at a glance with the customer interfac...

FLSmidth reports higher EBITA margin despite lower revenue

10 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Denmark-based FLSmidth reported a 14 per cent fall in revenues in 3Q17 to DKK4101m (US$ 642.4m) from DKK4774m in 3Q16. While gross profit decreased by nine per cent to DKK1065m and EBITA was off by two per cent to DKK336, the company saw its EBITA margin improve from 7.2 per cent in 3Q16 to 8.2 per cent in 3Q17 on the back of a higher gross margin and a significantly-lower cost base. However, net profit receded from DKK170m in 3Q16 to DKK23m one year later. FLSmidth’s order intake grew...

Key equipment for Fancesa line arrives at port

19 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Some 200 large components for the new production line of Bolivian cement producer Fábrica Nacional de Cemento (Fancesa) have arrived at the northern Chilean port of Iquique. From Iquique Terminal Internacional they will be transported to Cal Orcko, near Sucre, where the new 2100tpd line will be built. Commissioning is scheduled for mid-2019. FLSmidth was awarded the contract for the line on 27 July 2016. Equipment supply will include ATOX® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ROTAX-2® r...