Vietnam: Tan Thang Cement has commissioned a control system package supplied by Switzerland-based ABB for a new cement plant in Nghe An province. The order included an ABB Ability System 800xA DCS (Distributed Control System), which integrates control, electrical and communication systems, ABB Ability Knowledge Manager and ABB Ability Expert Optimizer products which are integrated with the DCS, and basic communication and electrical system infrastructure and equipment.
"This was a challenging project many years in development and we delivered the control system package within our customer's timeframe. We used remote support and provided all necessary training to ensure that the plant team could complete the commissioning accurately and safely," said Nguyen Hoang Giang, Division Manager for Process Industries, ABB Vietnam.
On the electrical side, ABB provided a 110kV air insulated substation, with a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system based on ABB Ability System 800xA for Power Control, as well as telecommunications, and high voltage primary and secondary equipment to support the electrical infrastructure. ABB also delivered power transformers, distribution transformers, a motor control centre, auxiliary control centre, emergency diesel generator, DC power supply, various field devices, and related commissioning services.