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KHD to upgrade raw material grinding unit

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World Cement,

thomas zement has awarded KHD a brown field contract for upgrading its raw material grinding plant in Erwitte, Germany.

The contract will include process, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering services, as well as the supply of mechanical and electrical equipment, including a roller press for raw material grinding, a static V-separator, a SKS high efficiency dynamic separator, and a KHD process fan type HKF. As well as this KHD will supply structural steel, the installation of services for mechanical and electrical equipment, such as structural steel, and supervision services from commissioning to installation.

In addition, KHD will also be responsible for the tie-in of the new equipment to existing raw material and product transport, as well as gas handling and treating.

The production line will continue to operate during the installation of the new grinding plant, followed by a minimal switch-over period.

The Erwitte plant is the second cement production line of the thomas group. In this modernisation project, thomas zement will set up one of Europe’s most efficient and environmentally friendly raw material grinding plants. It is hoped that this will strengthen the group’s market position among competitive cement producers.

KHD has over 160 years of experience in the cement industry and is a global leader in cement plant technology, equipment, and services.

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