Denmark: FLSmidth has signed a contract worth approximately Euro85m with a company in the Middle East to supply a complete 6000t/day cement production line. The country and precise location of the plant were not announced.
The contract comprises complete equipment supplies and includes a combined limestone and clay crusher, a gypsum crusher, a circular stacker and reclaimer store, a stacker and side scraper store for additives, an ATOX vertical raw mill, a CF silo, a double-string preheater tower, a ROTAX kiln, an FLSmidth Cross-Bar cooler, an OK mill and equipment for the packing and dispatch of cement. FLSmidth will also supply automation equipment.
"FLSmidth has a long history in the Middle East and is maintaining its leading role in serving the rapidly-expanding cement market," said Group CEO Jørgen Huno Rasmussen. "The growing economy and increasing infrastructure investment in the region continue to offer opportunities. This project confirms that the slowdown from the 'Arab Spring' is lifting."
The company added that the cement plant would feature state-of-the-art equipment including the latest technology to ensure an environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient production process.