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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...

FLSmidth wins Gladstone Ports Corp's shiploader order

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to build Gladstone Ports Corp’s (GPC) new shiploader 1 on site in Queensland, Australia. The contract also includes the decommissioning of the old shiploader, which will be carried out in a safe and sustainable manner. The deal has been booked in the 1Q22 and is valued at approximately DKK225m (US$33.2m). The new shiploader will replace GPC’s existing shiploader 1, which has loaded bulk material onto ships for 43 years. As part of the contract, FL...

Christian Pfeiffer supplies Dyckerhoff's Deuna cement plant

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In December Christian Pfeiffer delivered a mill head with welded-on mill shot for a raw mill for Dyckerhoff ’s Deuna cement plant in Germany. Due to the on-time delivery the assembly started according to schedule. The customer reused the trunnion and the assembly was completed successfully.  

El Nahda Cement and ASEC extend technical management contract

15 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The contract between El Nahda Industries ( El Nahda Cement) and The Swiss Arab Engineering Company (ASEC) has been renewed and the cooperation between the two companies will continue for another year until 31 March   2023. ASEC has been technically managing The Renaissance Cement factory since 2011. The renewal of the contract was signed by Ahmed Shrien Karim, CEO and managing director of El Nahda, and Ashraf Al-Kahwa, CEO and managing director of ASEC, and the signing was attended by a n...

Cherat Packaging Ltd expands its production lines

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cherat Packaging Ltd has successfully installed and commissioned its fourth line of polypropylene plant for producing cement bags. The fourth line of polypropylene cement bag manufacturing plant has again been acquired from leading European supplier Windmoeller & Holscher Group. With this expansion, the production capacity of the company has increased from 195m to 260m polypropylene bags per annum. The plant has been commissioned at the existing factory site of the company in Gadoon Am...

FCT Combustion delivers Turbu-Flex burner to Hanover plant

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT  Combustion  delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement ’s Hanover plant in Germany earlier this month. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The supply includes accessories and add-ons to the burner, as well as igniter, flame sensor, fans, blowers, burner management system and spare parts.

Añorga plant to undergo electrical energy supervision upgrade

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The Spanish Añorga cement factory of Sociedad Financiera y Minera SA ( HeidelbergCement Group) is to install an electrical energy management system. Currently energy measurement at the plant is carried out locally, with no real-time control of the energy consumed by the production equipment, nor its monitoring in the distributed control system (PCS7). The project will allow the analysis of the information related to the electrical consumption of the different installations t...

Gebr Pfeiffer commissions Kenyan mill

22 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer has successfully commissioned third line for cement grinding for Mombasa Cement Ltd, Vpingo , Kenya. The project for Tororo Cement subsidary Mombasa Cement included the installation of a Gebr Pfeiffer vertical roller mill  MVR3750C-4. The original order was placed in July 2019 .