Second largest cement mill in the world going to North Africa

In May 2014 Gebr. Pfeiffer SE won a contract through the ­Chinese General Contractor CBMI to supply a cement mill of the type MVR 6700 C-6 and a raw mill of the type MVR 6000 R-6 which will both be set up at a cement works situated near the Algerian town of Biskra. Lafarge as the operator of the new cement works ordered Pfeiffer MVR mills no. 3 and no. 4 for its cement plants.

The cement mill featuring the innovative and proven MultiDrive® concept with an installed total drive power of 9125 kW will be producing 231-342 t/h of OPC ground to a product fineness of 3700-4800 cm2/g acc. to Blaine.

The raw mill, which will come equipped with a conventional drive having an installed power of 6120 kW, is designed to grind 680 t/h of cement raw material to a finished product fineness of ≤ 12 % R 90 µm and 460 t/h of limestone to a product fineness of ≤ 1 % R 150 µm.

The delivery of the mill is slated for the summer of 2015.

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