Ethiopia: Denmark-based FLSmidth says that its contract with Abay Industrial Development Share Company for engineering, procurement and supervision on the upcoming Dejen cement plant is now effective. The 5000t/day plant will cost US$120m and create new 300 jobs, according to the supplier. It said that the plant will “play an important role for the development of local infrastructure.”
The supplier is responsible for design and engineering, full equipment supply, automation systems, installation and commissioning, as well as training and extended supervision. Key deliveries are due to begin in late 2021.
FLSmidth president Carsten Riisberg Lund said, “We are happy to see the contract now in effect. Following months of challenging working conditions on sites around the world, we are eager to get started on the project. This contract once again underlines our position as the preferred supplier of sustainable and productivity-enhancing solutions to the global cement industry."