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BUA Cement signs contract for third power plant from Wartsila

26 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA has signed an agreement with Wärtsilä for the delivery of a 70MW dual-fuel power plant for its Obu Line 3 project in Edo state. The gas power plant will be the third facility to be commissioned from Wärtsilä, as BUA seeks to increase total production capacity across all locations to 17Mta by 2023. “Currently, we have phased out the use of coal across our factories and are now shifting to gas-powered plants. As we ramp up our capacity, there is need to complement it with effic...

Wartsila extends O&M agreement with Lafarge Africa

29 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year Operation & Maintenance (O&M) agreement with Nigeria's Lafarge Africa Plc. The agreement covers the 100MW Lafarge Ewekoro power plant and is an extension of a previous 10-year agreement. The captive Ewekoro plant was supplied and commissioned by Wärtsilä in 2011. It consists of six 50DF dual-fuel engines, operating primarily on gas, but with the flexibility to automatically switch to liquid fuel in case of a disruption to the gas supply. "We have benefited...

Wärtsilä wins O&M agreement with Umm Al Qura Cement

19 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement with the Saudi Arabian cement producer Umm Al Qura Cement Co. It is the third agreement term for the customer’s captive power plant installation. Following the continued efficient and reliable performance of the power plant, this latest contract was renewed for five years in November 2020. The 47MW plant is located in Taif City in western Saudi Arabia. It operates with five Wärtsilä 32TS engines, a two-stage turb...

Lucky Cement orders dual-fuel engines from Wärtsilä

27 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Lucky Cement has signed a contract with Wärtsilä for the supply of a combined cycle power plant with additional engine generating sets for its plant in Pezu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The facility is already equipped with 10 dual-fuel engines, supplied by Wärtsilä. "With new cement lines installed, an additional three Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engines, each with an output of 10MW, have been ordered to provide the additional power required for the power plant without grid connection," sa...

BUA Group signs contract for new power plant

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's BUA Group has signed a contract with Finland-based Wartsila Oy for the construction of a 48MW power plant at its Sokoto Cement facility. The power project will supply line 3 and adds to the 100MW of captive power that the company already utilises. "We can't compromise on our quality. We are known to provide quality products and services to our customers and we are assured that Wartsila aligns with this vision of ours. They have an impeccable and intimidating track record and we a...

Hail Cement and Wärtsilä renew agreement

13 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement Co and Wärtsilä have renewed their co-operation for a further three years. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure the operational reliability and availability of the company’s power plant in Turbah, Saudi Arabia. "Wärtsilä has been responsible for the full operation and maintenance of our power plant in Turbah for about six years now. We have been satisfied with their flexibility, quality of service and emphasis on safety, and are happy to continue our co-operation with them," says ...

Pakistan: FCCL calls board meeting to approve waste heat project

07 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL) has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange that a special Board of Directors of the company will be held on 9 December 2016 to discuss and approve the waste heat recovery power plant (WHRPP) for Line 1, and Wärtsilä's captive power plant at Jhang Bahtar, district Attock, Pakistan. FCCL plans to install 9MW WHRPP at its 3700tpd cement plant and a 16MW Wärtsilä power plant.

Wärtsilä to supply 11 power plants to Eurocement

22 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply power plants for 11 cement factories of Eurocement Group in Russia. The project is part of a modernisation program of the factories which focuses on energy efficiency and environmental upgrading. Eurocement Group, making up almost 40 per cent of the Russian cement market, is one of the largest cement producers in the world. The contract was signed in November 2014.    "Eurocement Group modernisation program is based on energy efficiency and best inter...

Wärtsilä wins first bulk carrier order for its new engine

19 September 2014, Published under Cement News

A new cement carrier being built at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands will feature a six-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF main engine, making it the first bulk carrier to adopt Wärtsilä’s multi-fuel capability. The ship has been ordered by JT Cement, a joint venture between Erik Thun AB of Sweden and KG Jebsen Cement of Norway. In addition to the main engine, Wärtsilä will also supply an enclosed Gas Valve Unit (GVU) for easier installation and additional engine room safety. The ord...

Wartsila to supply Umm Al-Qura Cement Co power plant, Saudi Arabia

19 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Wartsila has received an order to supply a turnkey power plant from Saudi-based Umm Al-Qura Cement Co. The contract for the 47MW facility will be located in the mountain desert close to Taif city. The equipment will be delivered by February 2015 on a fast-track basis and will enter commercial operation by October 2015. The power plant will serve a cement factory in extreme conditions of temperatures up to 50°C and an altitude above 1000m. It consists of five 20-cylinder Wartsila 32TS engin...