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MEI Online: Plant Operation News: Africa: October 2nd 2013


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:: 13 Loesche Vertical Roller Mills at Dangoteís Cement Plant in Ibese, Nigeria


After having ordered seven Loesche Vertical Roller Mills for the grinding of cement raw material, coal and clinker for the project Ibese Line 1+2, which are successfull in operation since 2010, Dangote ordered five more Loesche Mills for the grinding of cement raw material and clinker for itís project Ibese 3+4 in 2012. Now they decided again for a Loesche Mill and ordered for itís new project Ibese 7 a LM 63.3+3 cement mill for the grinding of clinker.

Ibese - Dangote ordered for itís cement plant in Ibese a Loesche Vertical Roller Mill of the type LM 63.3+3. Materials to be ground will be clinker with components such as gypsum and limestone. The product rate of clinker type CEM I will be 310 t/h at 3,200 blaine while the product rate of clinker type CEM II will be 295 t/h at 4,500 blaine. The gearbox capacity for the LM 63.3+3 will be 6,700 kW.

Additionally to the mill Loesche will deliver a hot gas genarotor of the type LF 20 (burner dual-fuel HFO / NG) and the complete mechanical equipment in between mill pre-bins and the product bucket elevator. Also in Loescheís scope of supply are: the complete electrical equipment and automation, the building steel structure as well as the detail engineering of the civil works. The Classifier of the type LDC is of the latest generation and will also be delivered by Loesche.

Commissioning is scheduled end of April 2014.




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