The customer, MI Cement Factory, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has awarded the contract for the Munshigonj cement plant to LOESCHE GmbH, the market leader in cement grinding.
The new customer was convinced of the technological advantage of LOESCHE mills and the reliability of LOESCHE technology by the large number of existing references.
The Munshigonj cement plant is a Brownfield project. To grind the blast furnace slag to a fineness of 4,000cm²/g Blaine, the customer will use a LOESCHE mill.
For the main components of the scope of supply, a lead time of seven months after signing the contract is scheduled and the gearbox is to be supplied to Bangladesh in nine months.
Commissioning of the LOESCHE mill is scheduled for May 2017.