CIMAR entrusted Fives FCB with the supply of a new slag cement grinding plant in Brazil

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On May 8th, 2012, Fives FCB was awarded by CIMAR, a Joint-Venture company between Queiroz Galvao & Cornelio Brennand groups, a contract for the supply of a new slag cement grinding plant located in Sao Luis, state of Maranhão, in Brazil.

This order concerns the supply of process equipment of the grinding plant and includes:

  • one Fives FCB ball mill with two compartments fitted with predrying chamber, (installed power 3,400 kW)
  • one third generation Fives FCB TSV™ classifier 3200 HF
  • one SONAIR type Fives FCB process filter (2,000 m²)

These facilities will produce 80 tph of CEM II-E (cement with 30% slag) at 3800 Blaine.

After the contract signed with Holcim (Brasil) SA for the construction of a new 4,500 tpd production line for its cement plant in Barroso, state of Minas Gerais (Brazil), this order confirms the ability of Fives FCB to meet the growing Brazilian cement market.