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Votorantim selects Loesche VRM for Turkish project

17 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Tianjin Cement Industry Design & Research Institute (TCIDRI) has placed an order for a Loesche LM 48.4 vertical roller mill (VRM) for the 'Sivas 2 RM' project by Votorantim Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret AS in Turkey. The mill for the grinding of raw material will be designed with a capacity of 420tph and the material ground to a fineness of 14 per cent R90µm. The gearbox has a power output of 2860kW. Also included in the scope of supply is engineering for the cyclone separators. The lead time ...

New grinding dimensions

03 February 2016, Published under Cement News

As the global demand for cement increases, new cement plant projects are designed to larger production capacities. Alongside this requirement for higher output potential is the need to produce cement more efficiently, using less electrical and thermal energy. This is particularly true in the area of grinding, which accounts for a substantial share of plant power demand. By Alexander Peters and Dr Olaf Hagemeier, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Figure 1: Polycom S high-p...

Cemengal announces start up of Zambian grinding installation

02 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemengal has completed the installation of a Plug&Grind® unit in Zambia for LafargeHolcim. The inauguration ceremony was undertaken in the presence of Ministry of Labor, accompanied by the managers of LafargeHolcim Zambia and other managers from the group in surrounding countries. The plant will produce Supaset which will be exported to the DR of Congo and other neighbouring countries, Lafarge Zambia CEO, Emmanuel Rigaux, told the Lusaka Times. The grinding facility will produce 100,000tp...

Loesche wins Vietnamese grinding order

25 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Hoang Phat Vissai Group Co Ltd has placed an order for four Loesche mills via Sinoma for raw material and finish grinding. For grinding raw material to a fineness of 12 per cent R 90μ, two Loesche LM 60.6 mills are used with a capacity of 2 x 520tph and a gearbox power of 4600kW. Metal detectors and sealing air fans are also included in the scope of supply. The lead-time for the main components of the mill and for the additional units included in the scope of supply is 10 months. The commi...

Turkey: Askale orders KHD's COMFLEX roller press system for two cement plants

25 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Askale Cimento has awarded KHD with an order for two new COMFLEX® grinding units at the Turkish cement producer's Akoluk and Bilecik plants. At the Akoluk works, the new COMFLEX system will be installed up stream of a new 100tph ball mill.  Meanwhile, at the Bilecik plant the COMFLEX unit will allow Askale Cemento to increase existing capacity from 100tph to 210tph at 3800 blaine. KHD’s scope includes engineering as well as the supply of mechanical and electrical equipment. KHD will als...

Emami places order for third Gebr Pfeiffer cement mill

12 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Emami Cement Ltd has placed an order for a Gebr Pfeiffer grinding plant which will be installed in Odisha state, India. The contract includes an MVR 6000 C-6 with an installed drive power of 6700kW. This mill will be capable of producing 335tph of OPC. The grinding plant will be designed to also allow fly ash cement and GGBS to be ground to a fineness of 3800cm²/g and 4000cm²/g according to Blaine, respectively. Emami Cement  sought advice from New-Delhi-based Cemtech India and Holtec on t...

FLSmidth announces new orders in the Americas

11 January 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced three new orders at cement plants in Canada, Colombia and Bolivia.  Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd, owned by HeidelbergCement, has awarded a contract to FLSmidth for an OK™ 30-4 cement vertical mill to meet the increasing demand for cement in Canada. The mill will be installed at Lehigh Hanson's existing Edmonton cement plant located 13km from downtown Edmonton, Alberta. Additional scope of supply includes a cement powder cooler, related...

Estanda completes ball mill renovation in Saudi

07 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Estanda has successfully completed the commissioning of a two-compartment cement ball mill for a cement producer in Saudi Arabia. The project was carried out on Cement Mill 2  (with a diameter of 5m), operating in parallel with the Cement Mill 1 (CM1), which had previously been renovated and updated by Estanda in 2013. The renovation of CM2 affected all the interior steel components of the mill involved in the grinding process: inlet headwall liners, lifting liners of first ball mill chamb...

Two Loesche mills ordered for PT Semen Baturaja

06 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Tianjin Cement Industry Design & Research Institute Co Ltd has ordered two LM 53.3+3 CS Loesche clinker grinding mills for PT Semen Baturaja in Indonesia. Both of the mills have a capacity of 175tph with material ground to a fineness of 3400 Blaine. Each mill is fitted with a gearbox with a power of 4200kW. The leadtime for the main components of the mill is nine months and the gearboxes are supplied within 12 months. The commissioning of both vertical roller mills is planned for the end o...

Ramco to establish new Odisha grinding unit

29 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Chennai-based Ramco Group is planning to establish a 0.9Mta cement grinding plant at Choudwar, district Cuttack, Odisha in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal. The estimated cost of the project is INR4.06bn (US$61.21m). The project has received clearance from the Government of Odisha, with construction set to commence in Q1 2016.