KHD wins order for 5,000 t/d kiln line in Brazil
Cologne, August 29, 2011 – Humboldt Wedag Inc., a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD) has entered today into a contract with Cimentos Liz S.A. in Brazil for the equipment supply, engineering and site advisory and commissioning services, for a new 5,000 t/d production line. The contract is split into two phases. The first 90 day engineering phase is already in force. During this period the customer has an option to withdraw from the contract. If this option is not exercised the contract when fully in force will have a total value for KHD of over USD 120 million, otherwise KHD will be paid for all services rendered during phase one.
With the completion of this project which is located in Lagoa Santa-Vespasiano, Brazil, the plant will be the largest single cement plant in Brazil and one of the largest in South America.
Portions of the fabrication for this line will be locally supplied in Brazil. Utilizing KHD alternative fuel technologies, the plant will be able to burn up to 25% waste fuels in the Combustion Chamber and up to 10% whole tires in the kiln. The plant will also incorporate the latest of KHD’s environmentally friendly technology for gaseous and dust emissions.
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