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Modern milling in Mexico

06 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Encouraged by healthy construction demand and promising growth potential, two regional cement manufacturers have decided to invest in cement grinding facilities in Yucatán, Mexico. Both Cementos Fortaleza and Holcim México have entrusted Gebr Pfeiffer to deliver these facilities and the required capacity to satisfy immediate demand. By Rodney Pradet, Gebr Pfeiffer Americas, USA. Figure 1: illustration of a typical Gebr Pfeiffer ready2grind plant For some, thinking of the Yucatán...

SOBOCE commissions modernised Warnes plant

16 June 2021, Published under Cement News

SOBOCE recommenced operations at its Warnes cement plant in Bolivia on 14 June after a BOB222m (US$32.1m) investment in new equipment. The project included a new VRM-based grinding system supplied by Gebr Pfeiffer, and an automatic bagging and palletiser by Claudius Peters. New systems for feeding, transport and storage of raw materials as well as a new electrical substation were also included in the project. “Investment is our answer to the crisis. The modernisation of the Warnes Plant i...

Gebr Pfeiffer wins Burkina Faso mill order

11 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer is again delivering an MVR vertical mill to Burkina Faso. The vertical mill type MVR 6000 C-6 with an installed gear power of 6800kW will be used in the second line of the Cim Metal Group in the Bobo-Dioulasso plant in Burkina Faso.   The project is being realised by the German company Intercem Engineering AG while Gebr Pfeiffer is supplying the mill and the process design. The vertical mill is used for different cement types between 4000cm²/g and 5000cm²/g acco...

Gallantt Industry orders ready2grind plant

06 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Gallantt Industry has ordered the first ready2grind plant for the Indian subcontinent from Gebr Pfeiffer, which will be installed at its Gorakhpur factory in Uttar Pradesh, India.   With 65tph capacity at an average product fineness of 3750cm²/g according to Blaine, the planned MVR 2500 C-4 represents the medium-size of the ready2grind plants. Due to its installation in the vicinity of a steelworks, blast furnace slag, steelworks slag from an induction furnace and fly ash from an inhouse pow...

LafargeHolcim Poland orders Gebr Pfeiffer VRM

26 February 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Poland has ordered a vertical roller mill for cement raw material grinding from Gebr Pfeiffer for its Malogoszcz plant, approximately 200km south of Warsaw. The mill will grind 307tph of cement raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent R0.090mm and is equipped with a total drive power of 2500kW. It will be the first MVR vertical mill to be installed in Poland. The key factor for the customer's purchase decision was in particular the significantly-lower specific energy req...

UltraTech Cement Ltd orders nine VRMs from Gebr Pfeiffer

19 February 2021, Published under Cement News

In connection with the realisation of three new clinker production lines, nine vertical roller mills have been ordered by UltraTech Cement Ltd of Mumbai from Gebr Pfeiffer and its Indian subsidiary Gebr Pfeiffer (India) Pvt Ltd. The MVR and MPS vertical roller mills offer UltraTech Cement will be used for the finish grinding of cement raw material, fuel and cements.

Shree Cement orders next generation MVR mill from Gebr Pfeiffer

17 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement is building a new clinker line near Raipur, India. The raw mill and the coal mill have now been ordered from Gebr Pfeiffer. The new raw material mill, type MVR 6000 R-6, is equipped with an installed drive power of 8700kW and will produce 800tph of raw meal for cement production. The mill will also be equipped with an SLS 6000 VR high-efficiency classifier, which has been optimally adapted for the MVR mill.  Some components of GPpro will be part of the delivery. As such, G...

LafargeHolcim orders new grinding line for Zimbabwe

02 September 2020, Published under Cement News

  LafargeHolcim's new modular grinding line for Manresa will be commissioned in 2021 LafargeHolcim Zimbabwe has ordered a new modular grinding line for its Manresa cement plant. CBMI Construction Co Ltd (Sinoma), China, will supply the new line, which will be equipped with a Gebr Pfeiffer MVR 3070 vertical roller mill with a capacity of 94tph. The new installation will be commissioned in 2021, 12 months from the commencement of construction. This is the second modular grindi...

Petra Cement starts commercial operation of Gebr Pfeiffer mill

07 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Petra Cement Inc of the Philippines successfully brought on line in early December a Gebr Pfeiffer ready2grind system, on the Mindanao archipelago and more precisely in the region of the Zamboanga Peninsula. The plant is now in commercial operation. The order was a greenfield project, in which the geographical circumstances in the Philippines had to be taken into account during the initial stage of planning. These were the rainfalls varying with the seasons and producing constant tropical p...

CIMCO awards Gebr Pfeiffer contract for Togo mill

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

CIMCO, part of the CIM Metal Group, has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer the contract for an MVR 6000 C-6 mill for its grinding plant in Lomé, Togo. Gebr Pfeiffer will supply the mill and the process design while Intercem will build the grinding plant. The MVR 6000 C-6 mill will be used to grind cements ranging from CEM I to CEM IV. The mill has a drive power of 6400kkW to produce CEM I at 370tph with a Blaine fineness of 3800cm 2 /g. The plant is scheduled to come online in the 1Q21.