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MDG Handling Solutions wins Ciplan alternative fuel handling order

28 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions has been awarded the design, manufacture and testing of the complete new mechanical handling system for RDF alternative fuel system for the group Ciplan in Brazil. The project consist of a specially-tailored apron weighing conveyor and a huge main apron feeder as a collector. The assembly and testing of the weighing conveyor in underway at the company’s Italian workshop.

Tamil Nadu Cement orders 10MW solar power plant

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Tamil Nadu Cement Corp Ltd   will be setting up a 10MW solar power plant at an outlay of INR650m (US$8.52m) for captive use, said Minister for Industries, Thangam Thennarasu. As per the Policy Note presented in the Assembly by Mr Thennarasu for 2022-23, Tamil Nadu Cement will construct the solar plant at its   Alangulam cement plant.  The company is also planning to install an alternate fuel feeding system at a cost of INR300m at the new Ariyalur cement plant.

Kanodia Cement completes Amethi grinding plant expansion

20 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Kanodia Cement has set up a new cement grinding unit at its Amethi plant, India. The grinding expansion is already completed and production began in April 2022. All four of the company’s cement grinding units are fully automated. Vishal Kanodia, managing director, Kanodia Cement, said that the Amethi expansion is part of the company’s strategy to increase its total cement capacity to 4.3Mta. “We are optimistic about the growth in demand for cement in India. The set-up of our Amethi...

Mondi acquires paper bag lines from Lafarge Cement Egypt subsidiaries

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Mondi Group’s Mondi Paper Bags business unit has purchased paper bag converting lines from National Bag and Egypt Sack, two subsidiaries of Lafarge Cement Egypt . The addition of the production lines will increase Mondi’s annual capacity by around 150m-180m bags. Mondi Paper Bags COO, Claudio Fedalto, said: “Lafarge Cement Egypt is part of leading global building material company Holcim Group , which has been a key global customer of Mondi Paper Bags for years.  “We are excited to ha...

ELEX complete cold start-up of Ragland ESP unit

12 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The cold start-up of an ELEX's new electrostatic precipitator (ESP) at National Cement's ( Vicat group ) Ragland cement plant in the USA has been successfully completed. The ELEX ESP, which is responsible for primary dedusting, has a separation area of approximately 7000m 2 , which is roughly the size of a football field. Depending on the application and requirements, ELEX claims it can also build ESPs with a separation area seven times larger.  

MAN Truck & Bus Schweiz supplies Holcim Switzerland

06 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MAN Truck & Bus Schweiz AG has again handed over vehicles to its long-standing customer Holcim Switzerland. This time the vehicles will be used by Holcim Gravel and Concrete Ltd at its Mülligen site. The two powerful MAN TGS 18.510 4x4H BL semitrailer tractors, which not only have a switchable Hydrostatic HydroStatic Front Axle Drive HydroDrive ® , but are also equipped with all kinds of safety equipment, pull a three-axle tipper semitrailer from Schmitz Cargobill AG.

thyssenkrupp Polysius wins US polycom® HP grinding roll order

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Polysius has been assigned with the supply of two complete roll units with compound cast roll bodies for a polycom ® high-pressure grinding roll operated in the US. The order will be carried out in cooperation between the German and American Service Teams. The delivery is scheduled for March 2023.   The fatigue-free compound cast stands out with low wear rates, extremely long service life and high machine ability.   Additionally, the wear protection of the rollers is co...

ASEC repairs bearings in kiln tyre supports at UAE plant

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

A cement plant in the UAE faced a major incident in February 2022 that caused severe damage in the journal bearings and roller supports in the middle tyre of the kiln. At very short notice, Arab Swiss Engineering Company (ASEC) addressed the damage. A team of experts from ASEC   started the job immediately with the following objectives: • investigations leading to the development of the root cause of the failure • supervision of replacing and repairing all damaged parts • inve...

MDG Handling Solutions wins HeidelbergCement Spirit project order

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions (MDG) has been awarded participation in the Spirit project of HeidelbergCement, which is being carried out at the Leimen and Schelklingen cement plants, Germany. MDG will create a clinker stocking area and a train loading system in Schelklingen, and this clinker will be transport by train to Leimen . In Leimen a receiving area and transport systems made by Gambarotta Gschwendt will stock the clinker in the different silos and buffers.  For both sites, MDG  ...

AfriSam supplies new border crossing project

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

AfriSam has supplied some 7000t of its High Strength R42.5 Cement from its Roodepoort plant near Johannesburg for a new border control post between South Africa and Zimbabwe at Beitbridge. The cement for the project's 125,000m 2 of roads and parking area which is being shipped in from AfriSam’s Roodepoort cement plant. AfriSam will have delivered around 10,000t of bulk cement by the time work is completed – delivered in 34t tankers.   Adele Wentzel, AfriSam's sales manager manufact...