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Loesche receives order from Tanga Cement Company Limited in Tanzania

Cement plant of Tanga Cement Company Limited, Tanzania
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Loesche GmbH has received an order from Tanga Cement Company Limited in Tanzania, Africa for the supply of two vertical roller mills.

The order covers the full engineering and supply of two Loesche vertical roller mills. One LM 41.4 which will grind cement raw material at a product rate of 200 t/h with a fineness of 15% R 90 μm and one LM 19.2 D coal mill with a grinding capacity of 20 t/h with a fineness of 12% R 90 μm.

Included in the scope of supply is a rotary star feeder for the raw meal mill and a coal screw feeder for the coal mill.

The delivery of the mill key parts is planned for July 2014. This is the first order from Tanga Cement for LOESCHE GmbH. Tanga Cement Company Limited is a producer and supplier of cement used in the construction and making of concrete products. The construction of the plant commenced in 1978 with commissioning taking place in July 1980. Today their daily capacity of cement production is 3000 tons. With 15000 Tanzanian being the shareholders, Tanga Cement Company Limited shares trade under its brand name, Simba, at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange.

About Loesche
Loesche is an owner-managed, export-oriented company, which was founded in Berlin in 1906. Today, the company operates from its head office in Düsseldorf and has subsidiaries, representatives and agencies around the world.

In 1928 that Loesche built the first spring-loaded air-flow mills, which even today are still known as Loesche mills. Nowadays, Loesche vertical mills form the core of many plants used to dry-grind coal, cement raw materials, granulated slag, industrial minerals and ores.

Thanks to its grinding plants with throughputs of 2 to 300 t/h for the cement industry and self-inert, central coal-grinding plants for hard and brown coal power stations, Loesche is the global market leader for vertical mills and turnkey grinding mills.

Loesche supplies turnkey plants, which are individually planned and built for the required process steps. This includes plants for processing, material storage, transportation and delivery, vertical mills, hot-gas generators, filter and separator systems, complete automation technology, plants for all aspects of construction above and below ground, steel construction and piping systems.

The company has EN ISO 9001 certification and the grinding plants themselves are compliant with national and international safety regulations.
At present, around 330 people are employed at the company's head office in Düsseldorf, with around 600 employed worldwide.

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