Mexico: GCC has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with ThyssenKrupp Polysius for an upgrade to its integrated Samalayuca plant to increase clinker production capacity, raise the usage of alternative fuels and reduce emissions. The project includes the engineering, supply and modification of the preheater, including cyclones, and an extension to the calciner, with the installation of a Prepol SC-S type system to increase the utilisation of alternative fuels. The work also includes fitting a Polytrack type clinker cooler and the installation of a bypass system. The project will begin in 2022 with operations scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2023.
GCC orders upgrade for Samalayuca plant from ThyssenKrupp Polysius
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