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thyssenkrupp wins Prepol precalciner order

03 August 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Services in Asia-Pacific has been entrusted to provide a Prepol SC combustion chamber for a cement plant in South Korea. The target is to increase the thermal substitution rate in the calciner of up to 85 per cent without compromising any performance parameters in the pyroprocess. Feeding material will be mainly coarse municipal waste with high moisture levels. The contract constitutes engineering, mechanical equipment and some modifications in the preheater tower. T...

Holcim puts Morocco at the head of its smart plant roll-out

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Holcim Maroc inaugurated its 1.6Mta Agadir-Souss cement plant in Morocco and with its AI technology and wind-powered energy supply from 2023, it is expected to set new standards for modern smart cement plants. The Agadir-Souss plant is at the forefront of smart plant development. It is located in Taroudant, 45km southwest of Agadir and represents an investment of MAD3bn (US$334.6m). Equipped with Holcim’s ‘Plant of Tomorrow’ (PoT) technology, the facility includes robotic lab au...

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and VIBM sign MoU

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Vietnam and the Vietnam Institute of Building Materials (VIBM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between both parties on the research and application of new technologies in cement manufacture.   At the ceremony, Lukas Schoeneck, CEO of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Vietnam, reaffirmed his commitment to collaborate with VIBM under the guidance of the Deputy Minister of Construction, Nguyen Van Sinh, to transit the cemen...

Calcined clays: making a global impact

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

This week FLSmidth announced that it would be supporting the largest calcined clay installation in the world in Ghana for CBI Ghana at its Accra plant. It is a good time to look at how many of these calcined clay projects are now underway and how much investment is being placed in this carbon reduction technology. CBI Ghana's project instantly excites because it is billed as currently the largest calcined clay project in the cement industry. The grinding capacity will increase by 120 per ...

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA opens Reno warehouse

25 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA has officially opened its new service centre in Reno, Nevada, USA. With its 10,700ft 2 of warehouse and working space, it is able to carry out a wide range of modernisation and repair work. Additionally, its ease of access to transport makes it the perfect location to serve customers from the US. “The Service Centre in Reno is another milestone for us here in North America”, says Mark Terry, president thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA. “We a...

Airvault modernisation to see new preheater construction method

06 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The business unit Cement Technologies of thyssenkrupp has received an order from Ciments Calcia SA, subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group, for the construction of a turnkey cement production line.     The new 4000tpd clinker kiln line is to be built at the Airvault site and will replace the two existing lines. A new construction method is being implemented for the erection of the preheater tower at the Airvault plant. The preheater modules, including brickwork and electric systems, ar...

The future of process control

12 October 2021, Published under Cement News

The global task to ensure sustainable clinker and cement production has increased the complexity of plant operations. New process control technologies, including online reactivity measurements, contribute to the production of robust clinker and cement with minimum GHG emissions. Neural networks and AI are the first choice when managing large arrays of process and quality data. A new approach is essential to overcome time gaps from process control to systematically delayed compressive strengt...

FLSmidth to acquire thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions mining business

30 July 2021, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions have reached an agreement that FLSmidth will acquire thyssenkrupp’s mining business (TK Mining) for an enterprise value of EUR325m, or approximately DKK2.4bn, according to a company announcement by FLSmidth. TK Mining is a leading full-line supplier of solutions for mining systems, material handling, mineral processing and services, which is highly complementary to FLSmidth’s offering. The acquisition is expected to create a leading global mi...

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India appoints a new CEO

25 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Rajesh Kamath will head thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India, the plant engineering group company of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG (BU Uhde) in India.   Kamath takes over the reins   from the CEO & Managing Director PD Samudra, who superannuates at the end of June 2021, after heading the company from 2014 as the first Indian, since its incorporation as an Indian company in 1977.   The official handover was formalised in an online meeting of the company’s key account Cust...

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...