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China National Building Materials (CNBM)

31 July 2019, Published under Cement News

CNBM and Fives FCB have signed a cooperation agreement related to the Paris Agreement regarding climate change and the modernisation of CNBM’s installations. Under the agreement, Fives FCB will supply its Horomill® grinding technology for CNBM’s overseas and domestic projects, such as Zhonglian Cement and Southwest Cement. The Horomill technology is designed to considerably decrease the power consumption and CO 2 emissions of plants, as well as allowing for the production of a higher and mo...

Cem’In’Eu awards Portes les Valence grinding contract to FCB

19 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cem’In’Eu has awarded the contract for a 0.25Mta grinding plant at Portes les Valence, Drôme, France, to Fives FCB. The order includes an FCB-B ball mill with a capacity of 34tph, which will operate in closed circuit with an FCB TSV high-efficiency dynamic separator. In addition, Fives FCB will supply clinker, limestone and gypsum hoppers and loading systems. "This contract is the basis of a genuine partnership between Cem'In'Eu and Fives FCB which will involve the supply of other product...

Fives supplies TSV™ classifier to Romanian gypsum plant

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Belgium's Etex Building Performances, specialised in the production of plaster-based products, selected Fives for the modernisation of its calcined gypsum grinding unit, which was initially located in Bucharest and has now been transferred to its Aghires plant. As such, Fives provided Etex with a FCB TSV™ 1600 MF classifier to close the existing open circuit, with the commissioning of the unit performed from 22-25 January 2019. The classifier is already achieving a low global bypass and...

Fives FCB completes kiln and tyre replacement at Val d'Azergues plant

19 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Fives FCB has successfully completed the kiln shell replacement at LafargeHolcim's Val d'Azergues plant, France. LafargeHolcim previouly signed an agreement with Fives FCB in 2018 for the replacement of 9m section of its kiln shell at the Val d’Azergues plant, including the replacement of one tyre, roller and seal.
 Site installation and preliminary works started in the beginning of January 2019.
 Mid-January replacement works were initiated: ducts were dismantled for crane access, old p...

FCB Horomill® turns 25

25 February 2019, Published under Cement News

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the FCB Horomill ® , a breakthrough technology for raw meal, cement, slag and minerals grinding. Having actively participated in the development of the mill, Buzzi Unicem reflects on the evolution of the technology in terms of mechanical, wear protection, process and layout developments. By Giovanni Battista Auxilia &  Luigi Buzzi, Buzzi Unicem, Italy. Buzzi Unicem’s Mexican associate Cementos Moctezuma employs the FCB Horomill to grind raw meal...

Fives FCB opens sales office in USA

12 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Fives strengthens its global presence as it opens a new Cement and Minerals sales office in the USA. Through this new office, the company will improve the ways in which it addresses the requirements of the US market, and promote FCB technologies and services for the cement and minerals industries in terms of equipment, systems, revamping and complete line projects.


Fives FCB wins Cruz Azul raw mill orders

21 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemento La Cruz Azul SCL has awarded Fives FCB contracts for the engineering, supply, construction and commissioning of two FCB Horomill ® raw mill plants on a turnkey basis.  Each grinding plant will be fitted with one FCB Horomill ® 4000mm grinding mill and one FCB TSV™ classifier 6500mm. A 280tph mill will be dedicated to the new clinker line No 10 project at the company's Hidalgo plant in Mexico. The second order is for a 300tph FCB Horomill at the Oaxaca Lagunas plant, a...

Fives Group founding member of the Centre for Technologies, Minerals and Recycled Materials of the Future

13 September 2017, Published under Cement News

The Fives Group has become a founding member of the Centre for Technologies, Minerals and Recycled Materials of the Future (CTMRMF), a new association that aims to develop the industrial recycling of minerals for the construction and public works sectors. Fives’ Innovation Department and its subsidiary Fives FCB joined Team 2 to found the associate in May 2017. The consortium is made up of players from both industry and research sectors and aims to develop the circular economy through...

Ukraine: Fives to provide revamping services for Imerys plant

27 March 2017, Published under Cement News

In December 2016, Fives FCB signed with Vatutinsky Kombinat Vognetryviv, a refractory chamotte plant of Imerys, a contract for the revamping of its kiln located in Cherkassy, Ukraine. This contact includes the supply of parts for the kiln mechanical refurbishment as well as erection engineering and supervision. The first stage of the project consists in revamping and upgrading the kiln #1 to increase its speed and to improve productivity. Relevant equipment shall be delivered on site with...

Mexico: Fives FCB commissions second Horromill® at Tula

24 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Fives FCB has commissioned the second FCB Horomill ® unit at the Tula grinding plant of Cementos Fortaleza SA de CV, Mexico, as part of the new 3300tpd line under construction in Hidalgo state, Mexico. This follows the successful commissioning of the first unit on 11 December 2016. The EPC contract awarded to Fives FCB mid-2015 includes the design, supply, erection and commissioning of the production line including; FCB kiln, FCB Zero-NO x Preca, FCB preheater and Pillard Novaflam ® ...