The World Cement Engineers Organization

thyssenkrupp wins order from LafargeHolcim

 thyssenkrupp has won a contract from LafargeHolcim to supply a 3500tpd line for a new clinker plant in Souss Massa, Morocco. The project will include engineering, procurement and construction for the entire clinker line.

"Nearly four decades of ongoing and successful collaboration have strengthened the relationship between thyssenkrupp and LafargeHolcim in Morocco. Both companies share the same vision: we provide state-of-the-art technology and develop tailor-made solutions for our customers", said Frank Ruoss, CEO of the Cement Technologies business unit, thyssenkrupp.

The main components of the project include a 1000tph primary crusher, a longitudinal additives storage facility, a 12,000t circular stockpile, a 290tph Quadropol QMRroller mill and a blending silo with a 4600t capacity. The pyroprocessing system consists of a five-stage, single-string Polysius preheater tower, a two-pier rotary kiln and a Polytrack cooler. Finally, there is a ball mill for solid combustibles and a 65,000t clinker stock. The company will also provide a grinding facility for solid fuels.

The plant is scheduled for start-up in the first half of 2020.

Date: 2018-03-12