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Energy saving with separate fine grinding

13 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Separate grinding and subsequent blending is a commonly used practice in the cement industry, enabling the lowering of the specific electric energy demand by using highly efficient comminution techniques. While ball mills are not the most energy-efficient mills, VDZ’s research has shown that in some cases ultrafine grinding by means of a stirred media mill combines the advantages of a ball mill with low overall specific energy demand. By J Knappert, S Seemann and PM Fleiger, VDZ, Germany. ...

Cem'In'Eu prepares start-up of Rhône Ciments

05 May 2020, Published under Cement News

Cem'In'Eu is starting up Rhône Ciments, its second cement plant in Portes-lès-Valence, Drôme region, France. "Moving to Portes-lès-Valence allows us to be in the middle of a Lyon-Marseille-Montpellier triangle but also to be connected to the Alpine valleys. We are thus at the heart of the large southeast market," explains Vincent Lefebvre, Cem’In’Eu  president and founder. The company imports clinker from a 5Mta integrated cement works in eastern Turkey to supply its factory, which has i...

HeidelbergCement India completes two upgrade projects

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has completed two debottlenecking projects at Imlai, Madya Pradesh, and Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. The grinding capacity of these plants has been raised to 2.5Mta and 3.25Mta at Imlai and Jhansi, respectively. The projects were both completed in their scheduled timelines, with the grinding capacity of the company now standing at 6.26Mta.

CIMCO awards Gebr Pfeiffer contract for Togo mill

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

CIMCO, part of the CIM Metal Group, has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer the contract for an MVR 6000 C-6 mill for its grinding plant in Lomé, Togo. Gebr Pfeiffer will supply the mill and the process design while Intercem will build the grinding plant. The MVR 6000 C-6 mill will be used to grind cements ranging from CEM I to CEM IV. The mill has a drive power of 6400kkW to produce CEM I at 370tph with a Blaine fineness of 3800cm 2 /g. The plant is scheduled to come online in the 1Q21.

CimMetal awards Togo grinding contract to Intercem

04 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Togo-based cement producer CimMetal has placed the order for various equipment for its 2.5Mta VRM-based grinding plant at Lomé with Austrian equipment supplier Intercem. The order includes a 1000tph truck unloading station, a 25,000tph additives storage facility, a 1000tph truck loading station, two 50,000t clinker silos, four Rotopackers, 10 truck scales and the corresponding laboratory equipment. The steel construction, entire sheet metal fabrication, subsystems, electrical equipment...

JK Cement commissions 2.5Mta of grinding capacity

04 February 2020, Published under Cement News

India's JK Cement has announced the successful commissioning of 1Mta of grey cement grinding capacity in Mangrol, Rajasthan, and 1.5Mta of the same in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The company began commercial dispatches from the units on Monday, 3 February. Elsewhere, it has noted that the 0.7Mta split grinding unit project in Balasinor, Gujarat, is in an advanced stage of completion.

Wonder Cement launches new grinding unit

31 January 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has launched operations at its new 2Mta grinding unit in Bhadnawar, Madhya Pradesh. This plant will be followed by the commissioning of another grinding unit in Jhajjar, Haryana, later this year, with both projects representing a total investment of INR8bn (US$112.09m). The clinker for the plant will be supplied from the company’s production facility in Nimbahera, Rajasthan. "Now, we will be able to supply our cement in the rest of Madhya Pradesh", said Vivek Patni, d...

UltraTech awards grinding equipment order to Gebr Pfeiffer

19 December 2019, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement, India’s largest cement producer, has placed the order for a MVR 6000 C-6 mill with Gebr Pfeiffer. The order is the first ever between UltraTech and Gebr Pfeiffer although the latter’s vertical roller mills are reportedly part of the standard equipment of the Indian cement company. The mill will enable UltraTech to grind 225tph of granulated blastfurnace slag as well as up to 370tph of a range of blended cements. Two opposing rollers of the six active grinding rollers of ...

Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019

10 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement Grinding Plant of the Year – Aliénor Ciments (Cem'In'Eu) Company representatives     Sébastien Didier-Laurent, technical director, Aliénor Ciments and Cem’In’Eu (France)   Company description Aliénor Ciments is the first in a network of cement grinding plants being installed across Europe by newcomer Cem’In’Eu. In contrast to large production units built far away from their customers, Cem’In’Eu aims to construct small units in the heart of the markets, me...

New opportunities for Europe

07 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark looks at how the EU ETS is expected to change the face of European clinker manufacture. With the price of carbon credits rising, it could become more economically viable to import clinker and grind it upon arrival in Europe through the use of smaller grinding facilities. By Dr Michael Clark, UK. Cem’In’EU’s new facility in Tonneins, southwest France, is an example of the new wave of clinker-importing grinding units expected to arrive The summer of 2019 has se...