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Advanced grinding technology to reduce CO2

08 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark considers the role of grinding technology in reducing clinker content but retaining the cement strength class. The first industrial installation of a polysius® booster mill was at Bursa Cimento, Turkey In the last two Technical Forum articles, we have seen the imperative and challenge to reduce emissions associated with cement manufacture and that the major cement companies recognise this imperative and intend to rise to the challenge. To date the most effect...

Boosting mill performance

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Reducing the clinker factor without compromising quality and the rising demand for high-performance cements are great challenges for the fine grinding technology used in cement plants. As part of its green cement plant project, thyssenkrupp has expanded its product range with the polysius® booster mill. While one cement producer has already integrated the mill into an existing grinding circuit, several others have tested the mill since August 2020 and are checking results in terms of specifi...

The making of Oruro

13 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) recently brought its 1Mta cement plant in Oruro, Bolivia, online. The project is the first of two greenfield production facilities supported by the government to use the area’s natural resources and provide high-quality and competitively-priced cement to the domestic market. By Miguel Vilaseca, Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia, Bolivia, and PEC Consulting Group LLC, USA. Located near the town of Jeruyo in the Bolivi...

Bolivia’s Potosí plant construction 2/3 completed

28 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction work on the US$241m state-owned cement plant in Chiutara, Potosí, has been 66 per cent completed, according to Bolivian President, Evo Morales. The cement works is currently being built by a consortium formed by Spain-based Imasa and Valoriza (Sacyr group) and Germany’s Polysius. The consortium was contracted by the Bolivian government in 2017 to build the 1.3Mta plant in 36 months. Mr Morales added that the government approved a decree so that the roads built in the country ...

Bolivia’s Fancesa to open bids for new production unit

26 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The opening of bids for the equipment of Fancesa’s new production facilities is expected today, according to Herland Daza, general manager of the Bolivian cement company.    FLSmidth and Polysius are participating in the tender, which is valued around US$220m, according to Mr Daza.

ThyssenKrupp merges plant technology businesses in France

02 October 2015, Published under Cement News

ThyssenKrupp is strengthening its plant technology capabilities in France by merging the formerly-separate entities Polysius and KH Mineral to become ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France), the company said in a statement yesterday. The step came into effect as of 1 October 2015. As of today, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France) employs around 300 employees at two locations in Aix-en-Provence and Sarreguemines. Samir Abi Ramia, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France):...

Raw material and cement grinding plants for India

22 January 2013, Published under Cement News

JK Cement Ltd of India has contracted ThyssenKrupp Polysius to supply three new grinding plants equipped with POLYCOM high-pressure grinding rolls. The grinding plants are to be constructed at two different cement production locations. Cement grinding plant at Jharli works At the company's Jharli works in the state of Haryana, a combi grinding plant is to be installed. The plant is to consist of a POLYCOM high-pressure grinding roll with 2 x 1500kW drives, a ball mill (4.4m diameter x ...

New laboratory automation system for Wotan Zement, Germany

29 November 2012, Published under Cement News

For the quality monitoring and control of their cement products, Portlandzementwerk Wotan decided to install a new laboratory automation system from ThyssenKrupp Polysius.   As from spring 2013, the POLAB ACT will replace the existing POLAB system which has been in service at the company's Üxheim plant since 1993.   In addition, a pneumatic tube dispatch station for cement is being installed at the plant.

New cement grinding plant for Guinea

12 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Ciments de l‘Afrique (CIMAF) and Polysius France have signed a contract for the construction of a cement grinding plant and a cement dispatch centre in Guinea.   The order comprises the entire scope of activities, from plant planning, procurement, manufacturing and delivery right up to the plant erection and commissioning. The plant has two clinker stores with 30,000t capacity in the port of Conakry. Another clinker store with a storage capacity of 10,000t will be built in the works approxi...

New POLAB Shuttle system for Solnhofen, Germany

05 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Solnhofer Portland-Zementwerke, Germany, contracted ThyssenKrupp Polysius to install a state-of-the-art laboratory automation system in the existing laboratory rooms.   For the Solnhofen plant laboratory, the solution is POLAB Shuttle, the new laboratory automation generation.   In addition to the mobile robot, the system will include a capsule receiving module, two POLAB APM sample preparation devices, an XRF sample analysis spectrometer, an XRD X-ray diffractometer and an automatic B...