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Flying Cement Co awards Loesche VRM contract for Mangowal

27 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Flying Cement Co of Pakistan has placed an order for the delivery of a further vertical roller mill (VRM) with Germany-based mill specialist Loesche. The VRM will be installed as part of a 7000tpd cement production line under construction in Mangowal, Pakistan. It will grind 600tph of raw materials. The scope of supply also includes a Hurriclon system from ATEC, a member of the Loesche Group, for separating finished material from the gas flow exiting the mill. Compared to conventional ...

Palpa Cement orders Gebr Pfeiffer vertical mill

26 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Palpa Cement Industries Pvt Ltd in Nepal has ordered a MVR vertical mill from Germany-based mill specialist Gebr Pfeiffer for its plant in Sunwal, Nawalparasi district. The MVR 3350 C-4 mill has a drive power of 2150kW is designed to grind 130tph of cement at 3000 Blaine and 100tph of blastfurnace cement at 3800 Blaine. The order is the fourth vertical mill supplied by Gebr Pfeiffer in Nepal in the last year. Commissioning of the mill is planned for mid-2019.

Setting a roller record

22 February 2018, Published under Cement News

In 2014 El Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, completed an overhaul of its VRM roller bearings in record time. This was achieved through good preparation, an experienced on-site team and effective communication between the plant and the mill manufacturer, Loesche. By Osama Aly Ahmed, Technical consultant, Egypt. The Nadha Cement plant in Qena, Egypt, developed issues with its master roller bearings after an operating life of 11,000h The El Nadha Cement plant is located in Qen...

Hanson Cement seeks early approval for mill installation

18 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement (HeildebergCement group) could start work this year on a GBP20m investment in a new giant mill that will secure nearly 100 jobs, reports Daily Post. The company is upgrading its Padeswood cement plant in Flintshire to guarantee its long-term future of the plant. The plan is to mothball three of the old mills and install a new vertical roller mill capable of grinding up to 650,000tpa of clinker. The Padeswood plant currently has four operational mills but they are old and ine...

Eagle Cement orders Loesche coal mill

20 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Eagle Cement Corp of the Philippines has ordered a Loesche vertical roller mill for its plant in Barangay in San Ildefonso, 50km north of the capital city of Manila. The coal mill for line 3 is designed for grinding 54tph of mixed coal or 34tph of petcoke. The scope of supply also includes an LSKS classifier and corresponding filters, blowers, an inertisation unit, the gas analysis and the main drives. All components are to be delivered before the end of the 2017.

From coal to petcoke grinding

24 August 2016, Published under Cement News

When ACC decided to replace coal with petcoke as the main fuel for its kilns at the Gagal works, the vertical E-mills required a high power input as they ran for extended periods. To reduce grinding time and hence save power expenditure, the cement producer called upon Walchandnagar Industries Ltd to design, engineer, manufacture, supply and install a vertical roller mill for petcoke grinding. By L N Kshirsagar, Walchandnagar Industries Ltd and Rajeev Shrivastava, ACC Ltd, India. Walc...

Bangladesh: FLSmidth supplies world’s largest VRM

19 August 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Bangladesh company, Shah Cement Industries Ltd, for the supply of an FLSmidth OK TM 62-6 vertical mill to its Mukhtarpur plant, Munshiganj, Bangladesh. Scope of supply will include the main equipment, process and layout engineering, civil engineering and site advisory. Product companies will also participate in the deal, with FLSmidth MAAG Gear installing a MAAG ® MAX Drive at the plant and FLSmidth Automation contributing to the full systems scope of...

Colombia: Cementos San Marcos orders second Loesche mill

19 August 2016, Published under Cement News

One of Colombia’s most recent additions to its cement production base, Cementos San Marcos, has ordered its second Loesche mill for its plant located in Yumbo, some 20km north of Cali. The mill of choice is the Loesche mill Type LM 35.2+2, a sole VRM to be used for coal grinding at the cement plant. The classifier and plant ducting equipment will be included in the contract. The location of Cementos San Marcos’ works allows the company to benefit from a closer connection to regional build...

Bolivia: motor for mill 4000m above sea level

18 August 2016, Published under Cement News

German company Menzel Elektromotoren has delivered two motors to a cement plant in Bolivia for a cement mill and a classifier. The mill in question is not only Bolivia’s first VRM, but at 4000m above sea level it is also the highest installed elevation of an OK mill in the entire Americas. Due to the mill’s location, particular technical attention had to be paid to the durability of the motors. Menzel modified its standard motors further so they would be able to withstand special operatin...

Brazil gives OK to VRM

20 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Brazilian cement producers, like many others in the sector, have continually sought to improve their operations and advance their output by achieving higher grinding capacities, improved efficiencies, increased clinker substitution and finer product residues. Vertical roller mill technology has played a key part in this development. By Jared Weston, FLSmidth Inc, USA. Recent 36-4 OK TM cement mill installation in Brazil The Brazilian cement industry is a frontrunner in terms of...