Argentina: Loesche, the German producer of vertical roller mills for the cement industry, has been awarded a contract by InterCement in Argentina for the supply of a solid fuel mill for its cement plant in Barker, Argentina.
The Loesche LM 35.3 D mill will be used for InterCement's Barker Coal project and will be used to replace natural gas in the kiln. The solid fuel dry-grinding plant will be designed for the grinding of coal and petcoke with product rates of 45t/hr for coal and 30t/hr for petcoke respectively. The mill's main drive power rating will be 960kW.
Besides the mill, the order comprises the complete machinery of the grinding plant in between the raw coal storage and the pulverised fuel dosification area. Electrical equipment and automation systems as well as the steel structures for buildings will be delivered by Loesche. Complete delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2012.