Holcim awards KHD group € 69 million order for 9,000 tpd cement plant in India

New Delhi – December 18, 2012 KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG subsidiaries, Humboldt Wedag India, Pvt. Ltd. and Humboldt Wedag GmbH (collectively “KHD”) received an order from Holcim Group company ACC Limited, India, for a new 9,000 tpd cement plant. The total project value, of € 69 million, consists of a euro portion of € 19.8 million and an Indian rupee portion equivalent to € 49.2 million. The plant will be built in Jamul, Chhattisgarh, India and is scheduled for commissioning in May 2015.

KHD will supply its energy-efficient COMFLEX® technology for the raw material grinding plant, as well as core equipment for pyro processing and clinker grinding. The project is one of the first large, full-line projects to be awarded in India this year and is KHD’s first project with ACC Limited, a major player in the Indian market.

With over 80,000 employees in 70 countries, Holcim Group is one of the largest cement producers in the world. Holcim Group’s core businesses include the manufacture and distribution of cement, and the production, processing, and distribution of aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand), ready-mix concrete, and asphalt.

KHD Group

KHD is a global leader for providing equipment and services to cement producers with over 150 years of experience in the cement industry. Process engineering and project management are among the core competencies of the technology-focused group. KHD offers a wide spectrum of products and services for the cement industry and is a leader in environmentally friendly and energy-efficient products for the grinding and pyro processing sections of the plants. The holding company KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, based in Cologne, Germany, coordinates its internationally operating subsidiaries. The group employs more than 750 employees worldwide, including customer service centers in growing markets like India, Russia and the Asia Pacific region. KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (ISIN: DE0006578008, WKN: 657800) is listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange (General Standard). More information: www.khd.com.

Additional Information

ISIN: DE0006578008
Securities identification number (WKN): 657800
Market segment: Regulated Market (General Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG
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51067 Cologne, Germany


KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG
Michael Nielsen
Investor Relations

Tel.: +49 (0)221 – 6504-1500
E-Mail: michael.nielsen@khd.com
Website: www.khd.com

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