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Loesche Automation receives contracts in Chile and Indonesia

World Cement,


Hormigones Transex Ltda., based in Santiago, Chile, has awarded the contract for a LM46.2+2C/S cement mill in Puente Alto to Loesche GmbH.

Loesche Automation was charged with providing the electronic and automation engineering for this mill. The contract covers the delivery of the mid-voltage switching system and main drives, the low-voltage main distribution with MCCs, and the supply of automation components with software engineering and visualisation.

The software engineering is specially tailored to the requirements of the plant using Loesche solutions.

The project also included the basic and detailed engineering, the necessary I/O cabinets and the instrumentation of the process control circuits.

In order to ensure that all of the processes run smoothly, Loesche Automation was also responsible for project management, commissioning and monitoring. At the same time, the company also carried out training services.

The components are due to be delivered in May 2012 and commissioning is scheduled for March 2013.


Meanwhile, PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero), based in Palembang, Indonesia, has awarded Loesche Automation the contract for the electronic and automation engineering, in conjunction with placing an order for an LM46.2+2 C/S vertical mill.

The company is to deliver virtually all the equipment, from the automotive engineering to the software engineering and visualisation.

The medium voltage switching system and main drives were also supplied, as were the MCCs and low voltage main distribution. The order also covers the necessary I/O cabinets and the instrumentation and process control circuits based on Loesche Automation basic and detail engineering.

The components are also due to be delivered by the end of May 2012 and commissioning is scheduled for March 2013.

Round Table

For the first time, a Loesche Round Table took place in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. 88 participants from the cement, power generating, iron and steel industries joined this event.

Loesche’s agency, Seil Trading Co. Ltd., was significantly involved in the planning and successful realisation of the Round Table.

The topics were widely spread and included the latest corporate developments in the cement, industrial minerals and power generating industries.

Loesche’s Chinese subsidiary, Loesche Mills Shanghai, introduced its new production site in Shanghai, and Icheon Material presented operational experiences of a Loesche mill LM 46.2+2 S, which were collected at its facility in Dangjin.

The next Round Table is planned for 2013.

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