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FCT expects record year and launches new burner

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FCT Combustion is expecting a record year with projects running on every continent except Antarctica and across a range of industries, including cement and lime. The company will also launch is latest burner next month.

“While we are operating in a highly competitive environment, FCT continues to be awarded and deliver on projects around the global,” said Con Manias, Managing Director of FCT International.

Recently completed or currently active projects include jobs for Ash Grove Cement’s Durkee plant and Lehigh Hanson’s plant in Fleetwood in the US, as well as Lafarge Canada’s Exshaw plant in Canada.

In Europe, the company’s projects include a burner upgrade at Heidelberg Group’s CBR Cimenteries in Antoing, Belgium, and Kerneos in Le Teil, France, where a new burner was installed for producing high alumina clinker.

FCT Combustion is also supplying a Turbo-Jet AF burner for Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad (CIMA), Perlis cement plant in Malaysia.

“Currently, we are building our footprint in Southeast Asia with the help our agents, our presence at local conferences and events, and delivering on projects, such as a Turbo-Jet burner for CIMA’s Perlis cement kiln,” continued Manias.

In addition to new projects, the company will also launch is latest burner, the Turbo-Flex, in April, Manias said. “With new flexibility to adapt to different solid fuels, particularly alternative fuels, while maximising burner performance, it will minimise fuel costs and emissions.”

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