KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, adjusts the forecast for its adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the 2018 financial year as part of the updating of the annual planning. Due to cost overruns in project execution, the adjusted EBIT is now expected to be at about the same level as in the previous year.
For YD Madencilik’s (Üstyapi Insaat Group) new greenfield plant in Düzce, KHD has been selected to provide its state-of-the-art pyro-processing technology.
Humboldt Wedag GmbH has taken steps to increase their field service force for the Turkish and international market. Additional well-trained and experienced staff shall join the Istanbul branch shortly to further improve KHD’s customer orientation and service offering.
Holcim Argentina awarded Humboldt Wedag GmbH a supply contract for the revamping of its Malagueño clinker production line located close to Córdoba, Argentina. Holcim Argentina will recommission its mothballed production line of 1650 tpd, which originally was supplied by Humboldt Wedag in the early 1980s. The additional plant capacity will strengthen Holcim Argentina´s position in the growing Argentinian cement market.
Cologne based Humboldt Wedag GmbH has been awarded an EPC contract by Rohrdorfer Cement Group for the kiln line modernization at its cement plant operations in Gmunden, Austria. The kiln modification will enable the very flexible usage of a wide range of waste fractionally pre-treated derived fuels on a high substitution rate.
SOMA Cimento demonstrated their confidence in KHD´s advanced technology, by placing an order for the engineering and equipment supply of its new 4,000 t/d clinker production line at SOMA cement plant, located near the town of Soma, Manisa in the Aegean region of Turkey.
KHD has been awarded the contract to upgrade NUH Cimento’s existing ball mill grinding unit in Hereke-Kocaeli located in Marmara region of Turkey. With this upgrade, the plant will increase the grinding capacity from 212 tph to 408 tph @ 4.000 Blaine. This will be the largest upgrade project to date for KHD.
Recently, KHD provided a six-day semi-wet process operation training class to LafargeHolcim’s Volsk plant personnel at the Technological State University of Belgorod in Russia (Belgorod University).
Guinee Industries Ciments (GIC) awarded KHD Humboldt Wedag a new contract to upgrade its cement grinding plant located in the capital city Conakry, Guinee. GIC will integrate a COMFLEX® system into their existing ball mills. The system will mark the third COMFLEX® system with roller press technology in West Africa.
Following KHD’s Technology Summit in Goa, India in April, this year’s second summit was successfully held in Antalya, Turkey. With 80 participants representing 67 cement companies across Turkey, Iran, Egypt and Angola, KHD has further underlined its presence in the EMEA markets.