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Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019

10 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – Aliénor Ciments (Cem'In'Eu) Company representatives     Sébastien Didier-Laurent, technical director, Aliénor Ciments and Cem’In’Eu (France)   Company description Aliénor Ciments is the first in a network of cement grinding plants being installed across Europe by newcomer Cem’In’Eu. In contrast to large production units built far away from their customers, Cem’In’Eu aims to construct small units in the heart of the markets, me...

New opportunities for Europe

07 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark looks at how the EU ETS is expected to change the face of European clinker manufacture. With the price of carbon credits rising, it could become more economically viable to import clinker and grind it upon arrival in Europe through the use of smaller grinding facilities. By Dr Michael Clark, UK. Cem’In’EU’s new facility in Tonneins, southwest France, is an example of the new wave of clinker-importing grinding units expected to arrive The summer of 2019 has se...

Loma Negra to turn San Juan plant into grinding and dispatch unit

05 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Argentina's Loma Negra has announced that it will be converting its 400tpd integrated plant in San Juan into a grinding and cement dispatch facility. "In the plant no more cement will be manufactured, the clinker will be brought from the Frías plant in Catamarca, located 600km away," said Ivan Malla, general secretary of the Argentine Mining Workers Association (AOMA). Of the 70 plant workers, this decision was expected to impact 40. However, after union negotiations this was reduced to 2...

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...

Charah Solutions to set up third SCM grinding unit

01 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Charah® Solutions Inc has announced plans to set up its third grinding facility for supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) in Oxnard, California, USA. "Charah Solutions is one of the leading fly ash sales and marketing companies in the country and we are proving that further with this new facility that will help stabilise the West Coast market with high-quality SCMs where availability has traditionally been inconsistent," said Scott Sewell, president and CEO of Charah Solutions. T...

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...

Eurocement modernises Katavskiy Cement grinding section

07 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Russia-based Eurocement has invested more than RUB180m (US$2.8m) in the modernisation of the grinding system at its Katavskiy Cement plant. The project saw input from several European equipment suppliers. Christian Pfeiffer delivered separators, while Aumund and Siemens were responsible for the plant’s elevators and automation systems, respectively. Vega delivered the internal milling equipment and grinding media. "The main goal of modernisation was to improve the quality characteristics ...

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...

Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co plans grinding facility

09 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co is planning a cement grinding unit at its Satpura Thermal Power Station in Sarni, Betul district, Madhya Pradesh, India. The company will offer a maximum of 4.25ha of land near its thermal power plant on payment of lease charges for 30 years and 0.25Mt of dry fly ash will be supplied free-of-cost basis during this period. The project team is currently evaluating tenders.

Chariot Steel and Power plans 300tpd grinding unit

08 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Chariot Steel and Power Ltd intends to build a cement grinding plant at Kalunga Estate, Sundergarh district, Odisha, India. The unit, located on a 10acre site will produce 300tpd of OPC, PPC and PSC cement. Equipment for the INR124.7m (US$1.1m) project is yet to be ordered and Chariot currently is awaiting environmental clearance. Project completion is scheduled in 10 months from zero date.