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Magotteaux starts Kuwait cement mill optimisation programme

28 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Magotteaux has started the modernisation of three cement mills for Kuwait Cement Co. The project consists of closing the open circuit with a fourth-generation XP4 ® i separators, installing new mill internals, including diaphragms, and adapting a new ball charge gradation. The aim of the project is to increase significantly the production rate, reduce the specific energy consumption and improve the product quality by reducing the residue on 45µm through keeping the same Blaine value, says ...

BUA Group signs contract for new power plant

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's BUA Group has signed a contract with Finland-based Wartsila Oy for the construction of a 48MW power plant at its Sokoto Cement facility. The power project will supply line 3 and adds to the 100MW of captive power that the company already utilises. "We can't compromise on our quality. We are known to provide quality products and services to our customers and we are assured that Wartsila aligns with this vision of ours. They have an impeccable and intimidating track record and we a...

Flying Cement to install OK™ mill on new 7700tpd line

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Flying Cement Company has placed a major order with FLSmidth for its new 7700tpd production line in Mangwal, Pakistan. FLSmidth will supply a new OK™ 71-6 cement mill, which will be designed to grind OPC cement at a capacity of 415tph. Commissioning is expected in 2020, and the mill will be supplied together with an FLSmidth ILC preheater system, two-Base Kiln, Cross-Bar ® cooler, ROKSH 119 Separator, MAAG ® WPV-5000 gear unit, heat exchanger and three filters.

Fives supplies TSV™ classifier to Romanian gypsum plant

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Belgium's Etex Building Performances, specialised in the production of plaster-based products, selected Fives for the modernisation of its calcined gypsum grinding unit, which was initially located in Bucharest and has now been transferred to its Aghires plant. As such, Fives provided Etex with a FCB TSV™ 1600 MF classifier to close the existing open circuit, with the commissioning of the unit performed from 22-25 January 2019. The classifier is already achieving a low global bypass and...

Bilfinger wins refractory order at Cemex Polska

22 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Bilfinger's Engineering & Maintenance Continental Europe division has won an order to install refractories at the Cemex Polska Rudniki plant in Poland. The Rudniki plant is being equipped with a new clinker cooler. Bilfinger will install the refractory linings for parts of the plant, which entails using around 2000t of refractory material within a five-month period. The contract additionally includes assembly work during installation of Cemex Polska’s new production line. Tom Blades, Bilf...

Cemex links up with Petuum Industrial for global AI order

21 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex has entered into a global agreement with automation specialist Petuum Industrial to supply AI (artifical intellegence) Autopilot with autosteer in all cement plants worldwide for autonomous cement plant operations. The Petuum Industrial AI Autopilot product for cement plant operations are being deployed at select Cemex USA and Mexico plants and will continue to be rolled out in 2019. The AI technology will deliver real-time precise forecasts for key process variables, prescriptions ...

FCT Combustion wins Ash Grove burner project and other cement orders

20 March 2019, Published under Cement News

FCT Combustion has won a contract to convert both kilns at Ash Grove Cement's Louisville plant, NE, USA to natural gas firing. The supply will include Gyro-Therm™ MKII burners, natural valve trains for both kilns and NFPA 86 BMS for both kilns.
 FCT Combustion has also announced a list of its recently completed and ongoing orders for the cement industry. These include:

 • Nova Cimangola – a project to convert its 5000tpd kiln to oil firing. This project will see the supply of a main multi...

Fives FCB completes kiln and tyre replacement at Val d'Azergues plant

19 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Fives FCB has successfully completed the kiln shell replacement at LafargeHolcim's Val d'Azergues plant, France. LafargeHolcim previouly signed an agreement with Fives FCB in 2018 for the replacement of 9m section of its kiln shell at the Val d’Azergues plant, including the replacement of one tyre, roller and seal.
 Site installation and preliminary works started in the beginning of January 2019.
 Mid-January replacement works were initiated: ducts were dismantled for crane access, old p...

Vicat to supply cement for Alpinium

19 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Vicat will deliver 914t of its Structurat cement, produced at its Montalieu plant, France, and 649t of Performat cement, manufactured at its St Egrève and Montalieu works, for the building of he Alpinium complex. Alpinium is a multi-service building, underground car park and sport platform on the roof, under construction for the Alpine Ski World Championships in 2023. The French cement producer was chosen due to its Performat CEM I 52.5 N PM cement, which is resistant to de-icing salts. Th...

CMR Philippines wins Holcim Lugait order

18 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Automation and control systems specialist CMR Philippines has won the contract to supply and install new power monitoring technology at Holcim Lugait cement works in Misamis Oriental, Philippines. The project covers the development, delivery, installation, testing and networking of the electrical installation for a major new upgrade of power monitoring capabilities.   Current and voltage transformers are be supplied as part of a comprehensive package of engineering support that also sees C...