Loesche, a German engineering company, has contributed two vertical roller mills to the large Dangote Cement plant extension in Nigeria.
The plant owned by Dangote Cement, the leading cement producer in West Africa, which is situated in Obajana in Kogi State, Northern Nigeria has a total capacity of more than 12 million tpy and is currently not only the largest cement plant in Nigeria, but also the largest cement plant in all of Sub-Saharan Africa and also one of the largest worldwide.
Loesche's contribution towards the new production line 5 in Obajana includes a high performance 6-roller mill for cement raw meal with a capacity of 580 tph, the largest roller mill for raw material in the Loesche range. The order also includes a large 3-roller mill with a modular design featuring a drive power range of 1000 kW for grinding hard coal and lignite with a throughput of up to 70 tph. The two mill gear units offered are equipped with state monitoring and remote access for remote monitoring. The contract partner for this project is again the Chinese company Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd.
Loesche is contributing to the design and planning of the entire plant as well as the engineering for the electrical measurement, control and regulation technology, and complete automation. The raw material mill is also equipped with the highly resistant metal-matrix-compound (MMX) technology which guarantees a very long service life.The contract partner for this project is the Chinese company Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/africa-middle-east/23042018/loesche-contribues-to-large-cement-works-extension-for-dangote-cement/