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FLSmidth sees 16% increase in revenue for 2Q19

08 August 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth’s order intake for the second quarter of 2019 reached DKK4.95bn (US$751.5m), a modest decrease of two per cent YoY. Orders included a large cement plant in Morocco and a significant mining order in Australia. The order backlog stood at DKK16.76bn by the end of the quarter, up 16 per cent from the 2Q18. Revenue increased 16 per cent to DKK5.47bn, attributed to the strong order intake and build-up of order backlog in recent quarters. EBITA advanced 28 per cent to DKK487m, while the...

Kenya's Savannah Cement plans KES5bn grinding plant in major expansion plan

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Savannah Cement is currently undertaken a KES5bn expansion of its grinding plant at Kitengela, Kenya, according to the company’s MD, Ronald Ndegwa. The project sees the construction of a 1.2Mta grinding unit, which will double the company’s current installed capacity. Central to the plant will be an energy-efficient vertical grinding mill, supplied by FLSmidth. The new facility is expected to be commissioned by the end of the year. “At Savannah Cement, we are banking on the regional ma...

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.