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ThyssenKrupp to build a turnkey cement plant in Algeria

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World Cement,

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions has received an order from Société des Ciments de Ain El Kebira (SCAEK), a subsidiary of Algerian cement manufacturer Groupe Industriel des Ciments d'Algérie (GICA), to build a cement clinker production line in Algeria. The value of the contract is in the mid three-digit million euro range. The new 6000 tpd cement clinker plant will be built in Ain El Kebira, around 300 km east of Algiers, near the provincial capital Setif. Start-up is planned for 2016.

The order includes the supply of key components for operations including raw material processing, clinker manufacture and cement loading, the installation of a laboratory automation system for quality assurance and monitoring and the turnkey handover of the plant to the customer.

Dr. Hans Christoph Atzpodien, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, said: "The order validates our strategy of combining technological expertise with a strong presence in the world's growth regions. We profit from infrastructure expansion in the emerging markets and, with our engineering expertise, help serve rising global demand for capital goods, energy and raw materials in a resource-friendly way."

Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling

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