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Boosting mill performance

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Reducing the clinker factor without compromising quality and the rising demand for high-performance cements are great challenges for the fine grinding technology used in cement plants. As part of its green cement plant project, thyssenkrupp has expanded its product range with the polysius® booster mill. While one cement producer has already integrated the mill into an existing grinding circuit, several others have tested the mill since August 2020 and are checking results in terms of specifi...

Are you ready2grind?

08 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Flexible deployment of grinding plants with rapid installation and commissioning enables cement companies to improve their competitive edge as market requirements change and different products are needed. To meet this call for more flexible options, grinding specialists have introduced compact, mobile grinding units with very short lead times. Gebr Pfeiffer introduces us to its ready2grind units. By Andreas Schieler, Gebr Pfeiffer SE, Germany. Figure 1: flow sheet of ready2grind unit ...

Future grinding alternatives

23 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Grinding technology in the cement industry has developed considerably since Loesche’s early days at the start of the 20th century. The past three decades have seen this process only accelerate as cement producers required ever-increasing throughputs in their grinding processes. In an interview with ICR, Loesche’s CEO, Rüdiger Zerbe, tracks the past and charts the future of grinding technology in the cement sector. Rüdiger Zerbe, CEO of Loesche GmbH “First of all, a warm welcome ...

Cementos Argos

26 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos has contracted FLSmidth to install a new OK 3304 cement mill system at its plant in Sogamoso, in the department of Boyacá, Colombia, 233km from Bogotá. This marks the fourth OK mill purchased by the company. The mill system includes cement storage, Ventomatic packing plant, MAAG gear, Airtech filters and auxiliary equipment. The project is expected to be commissioned in 3Q17.

Cemex to invest US$7m in San Pedro de Macoris

09 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemex is investing DOP315m (US$7m) in a new packing and palletising line at its San Pedro de Macoris plant, Dominican Republic, to increase capacity and cover market demand for the next five years. In addition, the company will also carry out an upgrade to one of the works’ mills. This will allow the company to increase output and ensure a greater continuity of operation. Cemex is also investing MXN256.5m in 50 concrete mixing trucks.

Tupi's top-notch mill

06 May 2014, Published under Cement News

When Brazilian producer Cimento Tupi required a highly-reliable and efficient raw mill to complement its new clinker line, it turned to Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd of Japan to install a CK370 grinding mill. The project was completed in May 2013 and results show that mill operations have outstripped performance guarantees on several counts. By Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Japan. Figure 1: Cimento Tupi’s new raw grinding mill entered operation in May 2013, offering an efficient addit...

FLSmidth’s Chinese highlights

24 March 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has decades of experience in cement plant construction in the Chinese market. Its technology and engineering capabilities has enabled the Danish turnkey specialists to build strong relationships with many leading Chinese producers and equipment suppliers. Such opportunities have led to the recent cooperation between FLSmidth and CNBM International Engineering in the first of many projects the two companies hope to build together outside of China. FLSmidth's long-term strategy...

Optimising Tororo's output

18 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Significant infrastructure investment in Uganda has been fuelling cement demand which is expected to exceed 2Mta in the near term. Located in eastern Uganda, Tororo Cement approached FLSmidth to help bring its plant to its rated capacity and achieve uninterrupted operation. FLSmidth responded by upgrading the raw mill and replacing all the major process fans, resulting in stable production of more than 1000tpd and reduced energy consumption, better positioning Tororo to meet the domestic dem...

Citeureup prepares to sample

29 April 2013, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement’s Citeureup plant has come a long way since its first automated laboratory system was installed in 1996. Today, the Indonesian works benefits from the latest revamp in its laboratory section as FLSmidth carried out an extensive upgrade, which included its Centaurus combined mill and press. By Steen Tokkesdal Pedersen, FLSmidth, Denmark & Dr Vera Indrawati J, PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, Indonesia. Close-up from inside the P6, P7, P8 robot cell. The tall unit behin...

Mills made in China

27 February 2013, Published under Cement News

For more than 30 years, China-based Sinoma Technology & Equipment Group Co Ltd (Sinoma-tec) has carried out research into roller mill technology and has developed a range of vertical roller mills for grinding cement raw meal, coal, cement, slag and other types of materials. To date, the company has successfully commissioned more than 340 TRM vertical roller mills in China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brazil and India. Figure 1: structure of TRM vertical raw mill In its two roller mill te...