FLSmidth has signed a contract with Iraq Cement Co., to supply a cement plant for the Al Muthana region in the south of Iraq.
The contract is a full EPC contract, comprising engineering, all FLSmidth equipment supplies, erection, construction, commissioning and training. The cement plant will produce 6,000 tonnes per day and feature the latest technology to ensure an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient production process.
"By signing the contract, Iraq Cement Co. is making the first step in raising financing for the project, which is an important milestone in their pursuit to realise the project. We are pleased to have been selected to support them on that journey. FLSmidth has a long history in Iraq and the Middle East, and is maintaining its leading role in serving the rapidly expanding cement market. The growing economy and increasing infrastructure investments in the region continue to offer business opportunities," - Per Mejnert Kristensen, Group Executive Vice President - Cement Division