Morocco: Denmark’s FLSmidth has won a contract to deliver a greenfield cement plant to a new customer in Morocco. The contract is worth US$45m.
The contract was signed by FLSmidth, together with Société Générale des Travaux du Maroc (SGTM) on 19 July 2019 signed a contract with TEKCIM S.A. to co-deliver a 3600t/day (1.2Mt/yr) cement plant. The plant will be built in Ouled Ghanem in Morocco’s El-Jadida Province and is scheduled to be fully operational during the third quarter of 2022.
This is the first business cooperation between FLSmidth and TEKCIM. The process leading to the agreement has involved the African Development Bank as well as local commercial banks, and the parties involved have set very high standards in terms of quality and sustainability.
“The project includes state-of-the-art equipment that will provide TEKCIM with a very efficient cement plant,” said Jan Kjaersgaard, FLSmidth’s President of Cement. It also demonstrates FLSmidth’s ability to support customers where financing is involved, which has been a key aspect to be awarded this project. The plant will fulfil strict international standards, which is a clear statement that we as a premium player in the industry are following suit on our agenda of delivering sustainable productivity.”
The contract scope includes engineering, supply of a full range of equipment from crushing to packing and load-out, supervision, commissioning and training of a local workforce. The order is effective immediately and has been recognised in the order intake for the second quarter of 2019.