New slag cement grinding plant for CIMAR in Brazil
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 ball mill, the FCB B-mill, with two compartments fitted with predrying chamber (installed power 3,400 kW)
- One Fives' third generation air classifier, the FCB TSV™ Classifier 3200 HF
- On Fives Sonair™ 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 presence of Fives FCB on the Brazilian market and its status as a major partner in this area.