Burkina Faso: Intercem has released details of a cement grinding plant that it is building with Kanis International Group for Cimasso in Bobo Dioulasso. The order is the third contract between Kanis International and Intercem and it is the largest such order in Intercem’s history. The contract was agreed in March 2016 and groundbreaking of the 6500t/day plant took place in late May 2016. No value for the order has been disclosed.
Intercem’s scope of supply for Cimasso comprises the engineering, the supply of mechanical and electrical equipment of exclusively European origin, the project management and the supervision of erection as well as the commissioning. The order includes: train unloading station for clinker; truck unloading for lime and additives; storage of 100,000t of clinker and raw materials; raw material shed and dosing station; 6500t/day cement grinding plant with vertical roller mill; four 4000t cement silos; and, 8000t/day loading of cement bags, including a truck loading station.