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CRH receives first fossil-free steel construction hauler

20 March 2023, Published under Cement News

At CONEXPO 2023 in Las Vegas, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) handed over the first construction machine made from fossil-free steel for a North American cement producer. Volvo CE’s A30G articulated hauler was handed over by President of Volvo CE, Melker Jernberg, to Scott Parson, President Americas Materials at CRH , a long-standing customer of Volvo CE.  Pennsy Supply Inc, a CRH company will use the fossil-free A30G at its East Petersburg Quarry in Pennsylvania. Swedish stee...

Fives to supply Sococim Industries with Novaflam® burner

20 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Fives' double expertise in combustion and cement will be key to help Sococim Industries ( Vicat group ) reach its goal to increase the performance of its new cement plant line in Senegal while limiting its environmental footprint. Sococim , a long-standing customer of Fives, has three main goals to improve the kiln performance of its new cement line: • Use a large panel of fuels as well as alternative solid fuels (ie biomass) and alternative liquid fuels (ie used oil) • Reduce the emissio...

Fives to supply grinding unit for Xeuilley cement plant

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Fives has been selected by Vicat for the modernisation of a grinding unit for the Xeuilley cement plant, France. The project involves the integration of a new FCB TSV™ 3600 THF classifier and a TGT ® filter with a filtration area of 2840m², a 550kW circulation fan and associated equipment to link with the existing circuit. The control and electrical equipment is also part of the order, except for the PLC program, which will be carried out by Vicat teams for standardisation purposes. Th...

Fives Pillard reduces CO2 emissions for Middle East cement plant

24 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard has converted two existing hot gas generator burners operating with coal to natural gas. The modified burners existing can now add natural gas to the fuel mix while they can still operate with initial fuels they were designed for. Fives Pillard provided two 5MW Pillard HeatGen System™ burners fuelled by natural gas along with their accessories. The customer chose Fives Pillard, confident in its ability to design equipment that comply with safety and regulation requir...

IKN commissions Kirene clinker cooler

13 February 2023, Published under Cement News

A new IKN clinker cooler was successfully commissioned at Ciments du Sahel ’s Kirene plant near Dakar, Senegal, end of January and met all customer’s expectations on mechanical and performance issues. A single grate cooler, equipped with a four rolls roll crusher at the cold end is designed for production of 6000tpd of clinker. IKN’s process engineer was on site to supervise the start-up of the cooler and perform training sessions on cooler operation. Upon his departure, all cooler compo...

Votorantim opts for ABB Industry 4.0 technology

10 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos Group  is installing Industry 4.0 in cement to optimise production and decarbonise operations. ABB has delivered advanced automation and digital technologies to the Brazilian cement producer.  Votorantim Cimentos Europe, Asia and Africa Region (VCEAA), which has the worldwide capacity to produce 55.7Mta of cement, are ramping up efforts to ensure lower emissions as governments and international organisations push for net-zero emissions by 2030. Digi...

Louisiana terminal receives Bruks Siwertell mobile ship unloader

30 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has delivered a new Siwertell road-mobile ship unloader for dust-free cement handling operations in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, USA for returning customer, CEMEX . The 10 000 S next-generation unit adds to a portfolio of Siwertell technology used by the Mexico-based multinational building materials company. "We are the only company able to offer a mobile ship unloader around this size," explains Pedro Alfaro, project development engineer, Bruks Siwertell. "This was a si...

thyssenkrupp Quadropol order won for South American producer

27 January 2023, Published under Cement News

A South American cement producer has once again chosen a thyssenKruppp Industrial Solutions quadropol® concept. The customer has been successfully operating a quadropol ® vertical roller mill for more than 10 years and has decided to order another one. The scope of supply additionally includes a separator, the coarse feed valve, the engineering of the cyclones and electrical components.   The quadropol ® concept features compact units. It also results in maximum uptime and smooth op...

Work starts on dismantling Hranice cement’s cooler

24 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Alicem sro has started dismantling work for the clinker cooler modernisation project at the Hranice cement plant   ( Buzzi Unicem group ) in the Czech Republic. In one day Alicem dismantled 110t of technology, specifically the complete dust settling chamber and part of the kiln hood.  

SGS Industrial Services selected for Airvault modernisation project

24 January 2023, Published under Cement News

SGS Industrial Services GmbH has been commissioned by thyssenkrupp Polysius with the mechanical and electrical assembly of a new 4000tpd clinker production plant. The plant will be built at Ciments Calcia ( Heidelberg Materials ) in Airvault , France. The new state-of-the-art plant will replace two old production lines after commissioning.  SGS Industrial Services’s order includes approximately 6800t of steel structures, approximately 8600t of equipment and 660km of cables. To carry ou...