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Medcem Madencilik: 41 AUMUND machines for the second kiln line

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World Cement,

Before the end of the year AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH, Rheinberg, Germany, will supply 41 machines for a new kiln line at the Medcem Madencilik cement plant in Silifke in the Turkish province Mersin.

Medcem Madencilik: 41 AUMUND machines for the second kiln line

The AUMUND supply package comprises six Belt Bucket Elevators, two Bucket Elevators with Central Chain, four Pan Conveyors and eleven Drag Chain Conveyors. The conveying capacities range from 50 – 900 tph. The machines will be used for feeding material to the raw mill, the raw mill silo, the coal mill, the heat exchanger and the cement silo. The order also includes 13 Silo Discharge Gates for belt conveyors and five Telescopic Chutes for truck loading.

Supply will take place in October 2022 and commissioning is expected to be carried out in January 2023.

Medcem, which will increase its capacity by 90% in the first quarter of 2023, will be among the largest cement factories in the world.

AUMUND had also equipped the first kiln line at the Medcem Cement plant with various machines, commissioned in 2015. Medcem Madencilik ve Yapi Malzemeleri San. Tic. A.S. started construction on the second kiln line in August 2021, and when completed it will increase annual clinker production capacity from 3.5 – 6.5 million t. According to Medcem, this makes it one of the largest cement plants in the world.

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