Intercem building hot gas system for coal mill at LafargeHolcim plant in Lebanon

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Lebanon: Intercem is building a hot gas system for a coal mill at the LafargeHolcim Chekka plant. The engineering company won the contract for the job in 2015. It is the second such contract for Intercem to build a hot gas system following a previous project at a plant in Jordan in 2013.

The new hot gas system in the coal mill plant in Chekka connects the preheater with the coal mill and comprises a hot gas duct with a length of 360m and a diameter of 900mm. The process data of the hot gas outlet of the heat exchanger are of 18,500Nm3/hour at 400°C.

The turnkey scope of supply and services for the project includes:

  • Project management
  • As-built-survey of the existing plant using 3D-Laser scanning
  • Review of the statics of the existing steel structure and concrete construction
  • Process- and detail engineering
  • Supply of the mechanical equipment including steel structure
  • Coordination of the locally produced components
  • Supply of the electrical equipment including clarification of connections and integration into the existing control systems
  • Execution of the complete foundation works
  • Transport management
  • Electrical and mechanical assembly of the plant
  • Commissioning of the hot gas system
  • Training of the operating team

In addition ducts, a cyclone, a process fan and several control dampers, compensators, the complete instrumentation and automation as well as a new recirculation duct with two control dampers at the existing vertical coal mill have been supplied.

Handover to the customer is planned for fourth quarter of 2016.

Last modified on 14 September 2016


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