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Gebr. Pfeiffer to supply first mill to South Africa

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Gebr. Pfeiffer is to install its first MVR vertical mill in South Africa, after being awarded a contract to supply an MVR 3750 C-4. The new mill will join existing MVR mills in Algeria, Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya.

The MVR mill will be installed in a new grinding plant in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth. The plant will be operated by Osho Cement in joint venture with HeidelbergCement. TCDRI is the general contractor for the project.

The new mill will grind 110 tph of ordinary portland cement to a Blaine fineness of 3500 cm2/g and 80 tph of blastfurnace cement to 4500 cm2/g according to Blaine. The mill will have an installed power of 2600 kW.

An SLS 3750 BC high-efficiency classifier with a high precision cut will be installed on top of the mill.

The new mill is scheduled to go into operation this year.

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