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FLSmidth receives cement plant order in India

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World Cement,

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Larsen & Toubro Ltd for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a complete cement production line with a capacity of 3000 tpd. The plant will be located in Ariyalur, approximately 300 km south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The end client of the project is Tamil Nadu Cement Corp. Ltd (TANCEM), a wholly owned undertaking of the Government of Tamil Nadu, with whom Larsen & Toubro Ltd has an EPC contract.

The order comprises a complete range of equipment from crushing to packing plant; ATOX® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ATOX® 20.0 vertical mill for coal grinding, Pyro Processing System with low NOx ILC calciner, FLSmidth Cross-BarTM CB10x40 cooler, and UMS 5.0 x 15.0 ball mill for cement grinding.

Additionally, planetary gear units for vertical mills from FLSmidth MAAG, bag filters and ESP from FLSmidth Airtech, packing plant from FLSmidth Ventomatic, control system and plant automation from FLSmidth Automation, and weighing and metering systems from FLSmidth Pfister are included.

"The project combines the strengths of FLSmidth as a leading supplier of the most productive and energy-efficient cement plants, and that of Larsen & Toubro as a reliable turnkey construction player, providing the full EPC solution to the end client. India is an important market for FLSmidth, and with the growth expectations and the many infrastructure projects in the pipeline to support this growth, we expect an increasing level of activity in India in the coming years," commented Country Head of FLSmidth India, Carsten Riisberg Lund.

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