FLSmidth has won a contract worth 68 million € from Nyumba Ya Akiba SARL to supply a complete package of equipment and engineering for a greenfield cement plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The plant will be located in the province of Bas-Congo, approximately 250 km west of the capital Kinshasa.
Nyumba Ya Akiba SARL is a joint venture between Pakistani Lucky Cement Ltd. and the Rawji Group of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The parties are well established players in the cement industry and in the commercial sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo. FLSmidth has earlier only delivered selected equipment to Lucky Cement Ltd. in Pakistan.
The equipment to be supplied includes among others FLSmidth crushers, pyro processing equipment and vertical mills for raw meal, coal and cement grinding, all characterised by high productivity and energy efficiency. When completed, the cement plant will have an overall capacity of 3000 t/d.