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Reviving a 60s modern marvel

14 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Built in the early 1960s, the Lafarge cement plant in Ravena, New York, USA, has seen many changes. As part of a three-year modernisation project, the facility improved its grinding section with the help of Gebr Pfeiffer Inc. The project resulted in higher output as well as a more efficient and environmentally-friendly grinding process. By Chris Oesch, Gebr Pfeiffer Inc, USA. Gebr Pfeiffer installed an MVR 6000 R-6 vertical roller mill as part of the modernisation project at Laf...

Shree Cement awards Gebr Pfeiffer with new order

08 August 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Shree Cement has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer with an order to equip its grinding plant in Pune, Maharashtra. The MVR 6000 C-6 mill can alternately produce 300tph of OPC at a fineness of 3100 cm²/g according to Blaine, PPC containing as much as 35 per cent of fly ash to a fineness of 3500cm²/g, or 180tph of GGBFS at a fineness of 4500cm²/g. The unit will be equipped with a 6700kW drive. A previous MVR 6000 C-6 mill order for Shree Cement Gebr Pfeiffer SE will supply the core co...

Sri Lanka-based Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corp orders two MVR mills

18 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corp (Pvt) Ltd has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer SE the contract for two MVR cement mills for its plant in Sri Lanka. The two grinding facilities consist of an MVR 5000 C-4 each, producing 180tph of OPC, ground to a fineness of 4000cm2/g according to Blaine. The core components of the plants will be supplied by Gebr Pfeiffer SE in Europe while Indian subsidiary Gebr Pfeiffer (India) Pvt Ltd will supply most components and provide the engineering. It will also provide the sta...

Mombasa Cement orders mill from Gebr Pfeiffer

02 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Kenya’s Mombasa Cement has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer with a contract for an MVR 3750 C-4 mill for its second kiln line project, which is currently under construction at Vipingo, Kenya. The unit has a drive power of 2900kW and will be able to produce 150tph of OPC. The MVR 3750 C-4 mill in Tororo, Uganda, which has an identical design to the new mill Mombasa Cement already operates two cement mills from the Germany-based grinding specialist. In January 2016 the producer signed a c...

Gebr Pfeiffer to supply ready2grind plant to Algematco Steel

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Germany-based grinding specialist Gebr Pfeiffer has won the order for a vertical roller mill from Algematco Steel in Algeria. Gebr Pfeiffer will deliver a ready2grind plant that is based on a MVR 2500 C-4 VRM with a SLS 2650 BC classifier and drives. In addition, the company will supply the feed module with material dosing and transport, plant filter, fan and hot gas generator as well as electrical switch gear with plant control system, silo plant, packing and palletising facilities and l...

Pura vida in Costa Rica

20 May 2019, Published under Cement News

“Pura vida” means “pure life”, but for Costa Ricans it is more than the country’s catchy slogan to say everything is cool. It is their relaxed way of life, where everything runs smoothly and with a positive focus. This way of life was also reflected in Elementia’s choice of a Gebr Pfeiffer ready2grind system for its new Salinas Esparza plant. By Chris Oesch, Gebr Pfeiffer Inc, USA. Clinker storage and mill feeding area of Gebr Pfeiffer’s ready2grind system at Elementia’s Salinas Es...

Eurocement orders three VRMs from Gebr Pfeiffer

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Russia’s Eurocement has ordered three more VRMs for its Akhangaran project in Uzbekistan from Germany-based Gebr Pfeiffer. The order includes an MVR 5000 R-4 for raw material grinding and two MVR 5000 C-4 models for cement grinding. The MVR 5000 R-4 has a total drive power of 2500kW and can grind 500tph of raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent R 90µm. The cement grinding mills, each with an installed drive power of 4000kW, are designed to grind 200tph of OPC at 3200 Blaine.

Improving fuel security

12 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Germany-based Gebr Pfeiffer has successfully completed an EPC turnkey project to build a complete solution for fuel conversion and coal/petcoke grinding in the existing plant of Building Materials Industries Co (BMIC) in Assiut, upper Egypt. The new grinding facility enables BMIC to improve its fuel security in today’s volatile markets. By Ahmed Essam, Gebr Pfeiffer, Germany. Figure 1: the grinding area at BMIC’s Assiut plant includes an MPS 2800 BK VRM and process filter with flow...

Spenner Zement orders new grinding plant

14 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Spenner Zement in Westphalia, Germany, has commissioned Christian Pfeiffer for the construction of a grinding plant at its main site in Erwitte. In addition to the grinding plant, the EPC project also includes the planning of steel and concrete constructions as well as electrical switchgears. The heart of the efficient plant for the production of cements is the ball mill with the dimensions 4.4m x 14m and the cross-flow rotating cage separator QDK 187-Z. Christian Pfeiffer is also respon...

Gebr Pfeiffer awarded Samrat Cement contract

24 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Grinding specialist Gebr Pfeiffer has received the order for a coal grinding system to be installed at Samrat Cement Co Pvt Ltd’s new plant in the Dang region of southern Nepal. While the new kiln system will be supplied by KHD, the German contractor has ordered a MPS 225 BK coal mill from Gebr Pfeiffer to produce pulverised coal for the coal-fired kiln. The mill with a drive power of 370kW will grind 35tph of coal to a product fineness of 15 per cent R 90µm. At the same time, the coal, wi...