The Tianjin Cement Industry Design and Research Institute Co., Ltd. Tianjin, China, a company of Sinoma International signed a contract with Loesche for the delivery of a vertical roller mill type LM 56.4 for raw material. It is intended for the cement plant Al Sadiya belonging to the United Cement Industrial Company (UCIC) in Saudi Arabia which is situated 150 km south of Jeddah. The order includes the design engineering and supply of the mill.
The Loesche mill will grind cement raw material at a product rate of 420 t/h with a fineneness of 12 % R 90 μm/2 % R 200 μm. Furthermore Loesche will deliver the gearbox which will have a capacity of 3600 kW. The very hot ambient conditions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia causes very dry raw materials. Therefore a grinding bed sprinkler system will be also installed on the raw mill for condition of the grinding bed.
Delivery of the key parts of the LM 56.4 is sheduled FOB in August 2014. The commercial production of cement is expected in the second half of 2015.