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FLSmidth signs cement grinding plant contract in Rwanda

06.04.2017

PRESS RELEASE, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK 

FLSmidth to supply first OK(TM) vertical roller mill in East Africa

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Prime Cement Ltd for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a full-scope cement grinding plant with a capacity of 700,000 tonnes per year. The plant will be located in Musanze, Rwanda. The contract will become effective when FLSmidth receives a down-payment from the customer, which is expected to happen later in 2017.

This is a milestone project for FLSmidth, being the first OK(TM) vertical roller mill to be supplied in East Africa and the first full scope grinding plant in Rwanda.

The contract includes a complete range of equipment from storages to packing and cement loading. FLSmidth will also supply equipment from other FLSmidth brands, such as a planetary mill gear unit from FLSmidth MAAG® Gear, filters from FLSmidth Airtech, a control system and plant automation from FLSmidth Automation, a packing plant from FLSmidth Ventomatic® and weighing and metering systems from FLSmidth Pfister®.

"This is the latest project to underline FLSmidth's strength as the leading supplier of the most productive and energy-efficient equipment and technology available in the market - and it is confirmed by Prime Cement's order for its grinding facility in Rwanda," said Per Mejnert Kristensen, Group Executive Vice President, Cement Division.

Facts

  • Scope: a complete state-of-the-art full scope grinding plant with the latest environmental pollution control systems and technology for the highest levels of energy efficiency and maintainability
  • Equipment: OK(TM) 27-4 vertical mill for cement grinding, filters, a control system and plant automation, a packing plant, and weighing and metering systems
  • Plant capacity: 700,000 tonnes per year
  • Customer: Prime Cement Ltd
  • Geography: Musanze, Rwanda

  

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Kristoffer Bohr Grønbæk
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Per Mejnert Kristensen
Group Executive Vice President, Cement Division
Phone: +45 3618 1800

FLSmidth is the market-leading supplier of productivity to the global mining and cement industries. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, and with offices in more than 50 countries, FLSmidth delivers engineering, equipment and service solutions to customers worldwide. Productivity, sustainability, and quality are focus areas for the 13,000 employees in FLSmidth. The company generated revenue of DKK 20 billion in 2015. Read more on www.flsmidth.com