New contract for Fives with the implementation of a new cement production line in Mexico

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Cementos Fortaleza SA de CV has awarded Fives with an EPC (turnkey) contract for the supply of a new complete 3,300 tpd production line to be installed in its existing Tula cement plant (State of Hidalgo, Mexico).

This new line will implement all the latest technologies developed by Fives in terms of energy savings and environmental footprint:

  • FCB Kiln, FCB Zero-NOx Preca, FCB Preheater and Pillard NovaFlam® burner which will fit the burning line
  • FCB Horomill® and associated FCB TSV™ Classifiers for the raw meal and cement grinding plants
  • FCB B-mill and associated FCB TSV™ Classifier for the petcoke grinding plant.

This EPC contract includes the design, supply, erection and commissioning of the cement production line.

The new line will start its early cement production mid-2016.