USA – Revamping in Harleyville cement plant for Giant Cement Co

In June 2017, Fives was awarded by Giant Cement Co. a cement ball mill workshop revamping project on an EPC basis.

These contracts included the complete engineering, supply, fabrication, transport, installation and commissioning services for the following three areas:

  • Material Handling: a new clinker and additives transport circuit together with its respective dedusting system
  • Cement Grinding: a new classifying circuit including a new high efficiency FCB TSV™ Classifier, a new Fives TGT® Filter, all gas and material connections as well as the ball mill internals revamping. 
  • Cement Loading: a new cement truck bulk loading and weighing station. 

While the overall engineering, offshore supplies and project management were standing with Fives FCB, the onshore supplies and all site works including civil & structural works, mechanical & electrical installations, were under Fives Solios Inc. scope of works.

The major milestones of the project were as follows:

  • starting of the civil works on November 11, 2017 ;
  • mechanical and electrical erection works from February to July 2018 ;
  • 1st cement production on June 29, 2018.