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Optimising Filipino grinding

15 June 2015, Published under Cement News

When Lafarge Republic Inc decided to increase capacity of its Teresa and Norzagaray cement plants in the Philippines, it selected the FCB Horomill® to be installed at both plants. With one project now complete and the other due for commissioning at the end of this year, this article outlines the particular features that led to this choice of grinding solution, together with measures employed for smooth project integration into existing operations. By Fives FCB, France. The FCB Horomil...

Ramco boosted by cost control, stable pricing

04 June 2015, Published under Cement News

India-based Ramco Cements reported a 274 per cent rise in 4QFY14-15 net profit to INR934.2m (US$14.6m) on better cost management and stable cement prices. Revenues for the three months to the end of March 2015 edged ahead by 1.2 per cent to US$156m but sales volumes fell 16.4 per cent to 1.88Mt (2.25Mt a year earlier). For the fiscal year that ended on 31 March 2015, Ramco Cements achieved a profit of US$37.9m, a rise of 76 per cent and a revenue of US$584m. Cement sales totalled 7.67M...

New orders for Cemengal in South America and MEA

27 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemengal has signed new orders for conventional grinding stations and its Plug&Grind ® solution to undisclosed customers in the South America, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions over the past few weeks.   South America Plug&Grind Cement grinding plant with a production capacity of 90,000tpa: ball mill Ø2.2m x 9.5m and 500kW; bag filter for 25,000m³/h. The scope of supply includes electrical sub-station to feed the new P&G unit and cement transfer infrastructure to existing silos...

Burnpur commences trial production of Jharkhand grinding unit

26 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Burnpur Cement has commenced the trial production from its new grinding unit at Patratu in state of Jharkhand, India, on 23 May 2015. Fully-fledged production will start next month. The company has clarified that only its grinding unit is ready to start the production. Trial production from its clinker unit will take some more time as it is still under construction.

Christian Pfeiffer celebrates 90th anniversary

21 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Beckum-based Christian Pfeiffer celebrated its 90th anniversary on 24 April 2015 with over 200 customers, business partners and employees from 31 countries attending the event. Managing directors Heinrich Obernhuber and Erich Pichlmaier emphasised that Christian Pfeiffer Beckum (CPB) has become a leading worldwide supplier of mill systems for the cement, coal and minerals industries. Over 200 guests celebrate Christian Pfeiffer's 90th anniversary in Beckum, Germany On arrival...

JSW Cement plans portfolio of grinding Indian grinding facilities

20 May 2015, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement plans to install 10 grinding units across India over the next three years in addition to expanding its existing facilities.  According to the initial proposal outlined by The Hindu newspaper, JSW Cement has earmarked the construction of 1.2Mta grinding units in West Bengal, Vijayanagar (Karnataka), Dolvi (Maharashtra), Odisha and Tamil Nadu. The company is also due to embark on the expansion of existing facilities in Vjayanagar and Dolvi in the coming months, with land and envi...

Gebr Pfeiffer SE wins Saudi order for cement VRM

13 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Chengdu Design & Research Institute of Bldg Materials Industry Co Ltd, headquartered in China, placed an order with Gebr Pfeiffer SE for the supply of an MPS 3070 BC cement mill for Readymix in Saudi Arabia. The mill with an installed drive power of 1100kW will grind 30tph of granulated blastfurnace slag and 46tph of OPC to a fineness of 4000cm²/g and 3600cm²/g, respectively. Delivery of equipment is scheduled for 2015.

CMS grinding unit on track for 2016 commissioning

06 May 2015, Published under Cement News

A new grinding plant by the CMS Group is progressing well with trial production scheduled for the end of 2015, according to the group's managing director. Richard Curtis told the Star Online that the 1Mta new facility, situated adjacent to the group’s clinker plant in Mambong, Sarawak, is due for commissioning in the first quarter of 2016. Upon completion, this third grinding plant for the group will raise cement capacity for the group by almost 60 per cent. CMS, Sarawak’s sole cemen...

Lafarge Republic inaugurates new mill at Teresa works, Philippines

16 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Republic Incorporated (LRI) inaugurated a new cement mill in its Teresa plant, Rizal, the Philippines, on Wednesday. The new Fives FCB Horomill has a cement capacity of 0.85Mta and raises output at the Teresa plant to 2Mta. “We aim to keep the country abreast with the latest technology and support the country’s growth,” Renato Sunico, president of LRI told local press. Cement capacity is also being increased at the cement producer's Norzagaray plant in Bulacan, the contract for ...

Loesche wins new Venezuelan contract

10 April 2015, Published under Cement News

AVIC International Beijing has commissioned Loesche with the delivery of two vertical roller grinding mills for the INVECEM cement plant in Monay, Venezuela. Core components of the order include a Loesche LM 53.3+3C for grinding clinker and an LM 48.4 raw meal mill. The new cement plant in Monay in the federal state of Trujillo is a joint project of both the governments in Venezuela and China, who have agreed to build three new cement plants in Venezuela, each with a production capacity of ...