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FLSmidth signs cement grinding plant contract in Rwanda

12 April 2017, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth confirmed it has signed a contract with Prime Cement Ltd for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a full-scope cement grinding plant with a capacity of 700,000tpa. The plant will be located in Musanze, Rwanda. The contract will become effective when FLSmidth receives a down-payment from the customer, which is expected to happen later in 2017, the company said in a statement. "This is a milestone project for FLSmidth, being the first OK TM vertical roller mill to be...

Bangladesh: Meghna Cement Mills to raise capacity

12 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Meghna Cement Mills, part of the  Bashundhara Group, plans to increase grinding capacity at its Bangladesh-based plant with the installation of a vertical roller mill. The company, which sells its cement under the King brand, has reportedly signed a contract with FLSmidth for supply of the mill, according to a report by the Daily Star (Bangladesh). The cement producer expects that the investment will help boost its profitability by 70 per cent.

LafargeHolcim Colombia orders ready2grind system

04 April 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Colombia has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer, Inc with an order for its modular ready2grind cement grinding system which includes the latest MVR technology for vertical roller mills.  The new cement grinding plant will comprise the clinker feed modular hopper system, Gebr Pfeiffer ready2grind milling circuit and product storage systems plus a packing plant by Claudius Peters. The Gebr Pfeiffer MVR 2500 C-4 will be installed together with a feed system, filter, fan, auxiliary equipment ...

Loesche updates on DG Khan grinding orders, Pakistan

03 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche has provided an update on its order to supply Pakistan producer DG Khan Cement Company with three grinding mills for its new 9000tpd clinker line in Hub in Balochistan province. The contract comprises one 654tph raw material mill for raw meal with COPE drive technology, one 445tph cement mill for OPC with a COPE drive as well as a 66tph coal mil. The raw mill, with 1050tph nominal capacity, will be the biggest raw material mill in the world, Loesche highlighted.  “With this project...

USA: Ecocem to appeal San Francisco Bay grinding plant planning refusal

27 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Ecocem is appealing the decision by a US local authority to refuse the Irish cement manufacturer permission to construct a EUR45m (US$47.5m) grinding plant in San Francisco Bay. The planning commission in Vallejo, California, recently refused Ecocem’s subsidiary, Orcem Americas, permission to build on the city’s waterfront based on environmental concerns including increased traffic and pollution. The Irish Times reported on Friday that Orcem has since lodged an appeal with Vallejo city...

Guinée Industries Ciments selects KHD’s COMFLEX technology

27 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Guinée Industries Ciments (GIC) awarded KHD Humboldt Wedag a new contract to upgrade its cement grinding plant located in the capital city Conakry, Guinea. GIC will integrate a COMFLEX® system into their existing ball mills. The system will mark the third COMFLEX system with roller press technology in West Africa. With the latest COMFLEX system, GIC will increase the capacity of its cement grinding line by more than 100 per cent and save over 20 per cent in operational energy costs per tonn...

Algeria: SARL Biskria Ciment orders five Loesche VRMs

21 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche has been awarded the contract for five large vertical mills (VRMs) by Algerian cement producer SARL Biskria Ciment. Two mills will be supplied for the grinding of cement raw meal and three mills will be for clinker grinding for the cement producer’s plant in Biskra, 300km southeast of the capital Algiers. The new equipment will enable raw meal to be ground to a fineness of 12 per cent sieving residue with 90μm at a processing capacity of 500tph, and cement to a clinker fineness of 3...

Bangladesh: Loesche to supply VRM for Haria 2 upgrade

01 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Loesche has announced that it has been chosen to supply a vertical roller mill and other equipment for the Aman Group’s Haria 2 grinding mill in Narayangonj, Bangladesh. The equipment will be supplied as part of upgrade works being undertaken by China National Heavy Machinery Corporation which will raise the capacity of the plant from its current level of 10,000tpd. Bangladesh has seen its level of cement consumption rise strongly in recent years and the government has been keen on enc...

Combining forces

25 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Upgrading cement grinding systems offers both process and commercial benefits. The use of a high-pressure grinding roll in semi-finish grinding mode significantly reduces specific energy consumption and improves production capacity. But this type of grinding system requires two types of air classifiers, which usually ties up additional investment and space. Therefore, Germany-based Maschinenfabrik Köppern has developed a compact air classifier that enables grinding system upgrades by integra...

Uganda: Hima Cement to launch US$40m grinding unit

19 January 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim-owned Hima Cement is set to launch its grinding unit in Tororo this week, according to a company sources. The new 1Mta grinding plant is located at Nyakesia, Rubongi, and will boosts Hima Cement’s production capacity to 1.9Mta. In an earlier statement, Hima Cement Country CEO, Daniel Pettersson, said that the aim of building the grinding station is to meet the increasing demand for cement and concrete not only within Uganda but the regional market as well.” Uganda is ...