Straits Cement, a 100 % subsidiary of the Malaysian YTL Group, has awarded KHD a 100 million € contract to build a new, fully integrated cement production facility with a capacity of 5000 t/d of cement and will be located near Kuantan/Malaysia, approximately 260 km east of Kuala Lumpur. The new plant will be built according to the latest environmental standards. KHD’s supply will include a five stage preheater with Low-NOx precalciner, PYRORAPID® rotary kiln with PYROJET® burner, PYROFLOOR® grate cooler, and energy-efficient COMFLEX® grinding systems for both limestone and clinker. The KHD consortial partner, AVIC, will supply the complete structural steel section, various electrical and mechanical packages, as well as the plant erection. “We are very pleased that we could provide our longstanding customer, YTL, with an environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solution.” says KHD CEO, Jouni Salo.