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FLSmidth has announced details of an operation and maintenance contract with Egyptian National Cement Company (ENCC). The contract is FLSmidth’s largest O&M contract to date and covers two of ENCC’s production lines in Cairo. It includes supply of spare parts and consumables, development of a full O&M organisation, knowledge transfer to local employees and implementation of industry best practice.

FLSmidth is currently upgrading the two production lines, which have been in operation since the mid-1980s. On completion, each line will have a capacity of 5200 tpd, an increase of 1400 tpd each.

The order will contribute beneficially to FLSmidth's earnings until 2019.  

Fives FCB

Fives FCB has acquired the cement plant division of the Technic Group. CLE, Groupe Technip France has been active in the cement industry for more than 40 years and has completed installation and revamping projects for cement companies in France, Poland, Spain, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey and Brazil. The acquisition extends the range of services Fives FCB can offer the cement industry, particularly in burning line upgrades, maintenance services and spare parts, as well as broadening the geographical range of references under the Fives FCB banner.


Cemengal has sold a Plug & Grind® unit in East Africa. The unit offers limited CapEx, quick delivery and erection time and so will be operation by spring 2013.

Edited from various sources by Katherine Markham.

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