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FCT Combustion wins North American order

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion  has recently commissioned a complete combustion system for one of the largest clinker lines in the USA. The pyroprocessing line uses natural gas as the main fuel. The scope supplied and commissioned by FCT included: • Gyro-Therm™ burner with trolley, gas valve train, and burner management system (BMS) • four calciner burners with associated valve train • two hot gas generators for cement mills, including BMS and other accessories.

Finnsementti sets decarbonisation and lower carbon cement goals

30 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Through its parent company CRH , Finnsementti is committed to the science-based emission reduction goal of limiting global warming to less than 1.5˚C. To achieve these goals, Finnsementti needs to reduce is CO 2 emissions by at least a quarter from its 2021 level by 2030. However, the company has set a 30 per cent reduction over the period as its goal. CO 2 emission reductions at Finnsementti are obtained from both the specific emissions of clinker and cement. In the case of ceme...

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...

Polysius Asia Pacific wins two polflame® burner orders

22 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Polysius Asia Pacific team has been awarded two orders for polflame ® main burners for a cement plant in central Vietnam. This is the second order for this customer, after it purchased a main impact crusher from Polysius. With the new modular design, the polflame ® promises to have a long service life with successful handling of highly abrasive fuels, in turn, will reduce NO x emissions, claims thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions. The outer coal channel ensures a perfect design for the use...

FCT Combustion awarded Bussac burner order

13 September 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has been awarded a contract by DAL Engineering Group to deliver a Turbu-Flex™ burner and accessories for HeidelbergCement ’s Bussac Forêt plant , France. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The scope includes the alternative fuel state of the art Turbu-Flex™ burner, igniter, flame sensor, measuring and control accessories, as well as a LPG valve train and a new burner management system. Deliv...

Nevyansky raises production by 18% in 1H22

25 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Nevyanski Tsementnik , owned by Russia-based Mikhailovsky Combine of Building Materials , produced 436,000t of cement in the first half of 2022, up 18 per cent YoY. CEM I 42.5N accounted for over 90 per cent of this total. Customers received more than 437,000t, representing an increase of 17 per cent YoY. Product was delivered by rail and road. The higher output was attributed partly to new equipment installed in the plant, where renovation is expected to continue. This autumn the facto...

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.

Fives signs contract to deliver burner for alternative fuel firing

17 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives is set to supply a Pillard NOVAFLAM ® Evolution burner to a major French and international cement player, which is expected to help the producer achieve 100 per cent use of alternative solid fuel (ASF) . The client's rotary kiln currently uses 60 per cent ASF, split 30 per cent for the main burner and 30 per cent for the satellite burner. As part of a decarbonisation process, the client now wishes to achieve 100 per cent use of ASF. This versatility will allow the cl...

Fives Pillard burner is commissioned in east Asia

27 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard reports it has commissioned a Novaflam ® Evolution burner for a cement plant in east Asia. Due to the travel restrictions linked to the health crisis, this commissioning was carried out remotely with the cooperation of the customer. The 143MW coal/petcoke Pillard Novaflam ® Evolution burner, with oil as start-up, was supplied as a replacement for an old competitor's burner. The aim of this replacement was to increase the kiln capacity to 9000 ,tpd without impacting...

Fives Pillard complete kiln burner renovation

30 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard has transformed an old burner (from another brand), into a multifuel-fired Pillard N OVAFLAM ® burner, allowing it to fire both gas and petcoke at a South American cement plant. Fives Pillard's renovation will enable the plant to r educe the amount of kiln dust, limit the specific consumption and t ake advantage of Fives' expertise in rotary kiln burners to improve the clinker's crystallography.  The solution provided by Fives' technical teams was to keep the whol...