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FLSmidth MAAG Gear appoint new CEO

15 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Helmut Holz is the new CEO of FLSmidth MAAG Gear. He follows Simon Jensen, who has accepted a new position as Managing Director, Head of FLSmidth Middle East, Group, with base in the United Arab Emirates. Helmut Holz has commenced his work on 1 November 2016. He has 20 years of experience from different companies within the gear business and brings therefore with him an extensive knowledge of the industry. Helmut Holz will concentrate on heading and implementing a new investment programm...

FLSmidth secures US$200m contract with Iraq Cement

03 November 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that it has won a contract worth more than US$200m to construct a 6000tpd cement plant in Al Muthana province of southern Iraq. The contract, awarded by the Iraq Cement Company, will see FLSmidth provide equipment, build and commission the plant, and provide training for employees. "By signing the contract, Iraq Cement Co is making the first step in raising financing for the project, which is an important milestone in their pursuit to realise the project. We are ...

China: FLSmidth install HOTDISC® at China Resources' Hongshuihe plant

21 October 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth partners with China Resources Cement (CRC) and Sino Environment Engineering Development Co Ltd (SEPETC) to process uraban and industrial waste and burn alternative fuel at CRC's Hongshuihe cement plant. FLSmidth has installed a HOTDISC® pyro-processing system that consumes 300tpd of waste to ensure the Hongshuihe plant's production of 3200tpd cement. FLSmidth is responsible for the design, engineering and integration of the integrated waste burning solution, while SEPETC is the ...

Egypt: Wadi El Nile Cement to upgrade clinker output

20 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Wadi El Nile Cement Company (WNCC) has given FLSmidth an order to upgrade its plant from 6000 to 7200tpd of clinker. The order is contained within a new five-year maintenance contract with WNCC for its cement plant located approximately 120km south of Cairo. The arrangement is an extension of the original 2010 contract. "The continuation of the contract is visible proof of the successful partnership we have with WNCC. We have now operated their 6000tpd plant for almost five years. The p...

Egypt: FLSmidth awarded WNCC upgrade and operation contract

15 September 2016, Published under Cement News

The Wadi El Nile Cement Company (WNCC) has signed a new five-year contract with FLSmidth that will see the Danish firm continue to maintain and operate a 2Mta plant located 120km south of Cairo. In addition to the operations contract, FLSmidth will upgrade the plant to increase its capacity to around 2.4Mta. The new capacity is expected to come online by mid-2017. FLSmidth Cement Division Group Executive Vice President, Per Mejnert Kristensen, said: “The continuation of the contract is...

Nepal: Sarbottam Cement released on to the market

14 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Sarbottam Cement Pvt Ltd (Saurabh Group) has launched its OPC and PSC cement in the Nepalese market. Sarbottam Cement, which is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company, has production capacity of 40,000 bags per day, the Himalayan Times reports. Sarbottam Cement produces cement in a 1200tpd plant about 50km from Lumbini. The works, which was built by FLSmidth in 2014, includes a vertical roller mill (VRM) which enables the production of cement with a fineness of up to 4500 Blaine. ...

Know your raw materials

22 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Stackers and reclaimers play a large part in achieving the reliability that helps deliver a constant supply of homogenised raw materials to the mills. The storage solution must cope with quarry operations and logistics, as well as different raw material parameters. To ensure the reliability of stackers and reclaimers and to optimise their total costs, accurate raw materials characterisation is essential. By FLSmidth, Denmark. At Holcim Brazil's Barroso plant, the clay excavator was in...

Bangladesh: FLSmidth supplies world’s largest VRM

19 August 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Bangladesh company, Shah Cement Industries Ltd, for the supply of an FLSmidth OK TM 62-6 vertical mill to its Mukhtarpur plant, Munshiganj, Bangladesh. Scope of supply will include the main equipment, process and layout engineering, civil engineering and site advisory. Product companies will also participate in the deal, with FLSmidth MAAG Gear installing a MAAG ® MAX Drive at the plant and FLSmidth Automation contributing to the full systems scope of...

Denmark: FLSmidth 2H16 revenues fall 19%

16 August 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth's revenue decreased 19 per cent to DKK4135m (US$620.7m) in 2Q16 (2Q15: DKK5093m  or US$764.5m). The revenue improved sequentially from 1Q16 but was nevertheless lower than expected in 2Q16. The gross profit in 2Q16 decreased to DKK1078m from DKK1327m in 2Q15, corresponding to a gross margin of 26.1 per cent (2Q15: 26.1 per cent). The gross margin is still holding up despite pricing pressure and under-absorption due to the lower than anticipated revenue, says FLSmidth. Forei...

Bolivia’s Fancesa to open bids for new production unit

26 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The opening of bids for the equipment of Fancesa’s new production facilities is expected today, according to Herland Daza, general manager of the Bolivian cement company.    FLSmidth and Polysius are participating in the tender, which is valued around US$220m, according to Mr Daza.