Celebration of the launch of work for production line no.5 attributed to Fives FCB by the Mexican cement producer Cruz Azul

Fives FCB participated in the foundation stone ceremony at La Cooperativa Cruz Azul SCL site in Lagunas (Oaxaca, Mexico) on October 23, 2018.

Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, Governor of Oaxaca State during his speech
Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, Governor of Oaxaca State during his speech
Launch of construction work on the Cruz Azul site
Launch of construction work on the Cruz Azul site

This event represented the official start of the construction work on the no. 5 cement production line for which Fives FCB has been awarded a turnkey contract for the engineering, supply, construction and commissioning of the 300 tph raw grinding plant. 

The Governor of the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, and the Chairman and CEO of Cruz Azul, Guillermo Álvarez Cuevas, presided over the ceremony. On this occasion, Mr. Álvarez underlined his confidence in Fives, "a company that promotes diversity and does not discriminate against women on the site".
The cement plant will benefit very poor communities in the Istmo region of Tehuantepec through the creation of more than 1,600 temporary jobs.

Cooperativa La Cruz Azul SCL had awarded Fives FCB another turnkey contract for the 280 tph raw grinding plant of the new clinker line no.10 at its Hidalgo site. 
Each raw grinding plant will be fitted with an FCB Horomill® 4000 mm grinding mill and an FCB TSV™ Classifier 6500 mm.