Fives will set up a new clinker production line for Sococim Industries’ Rufisque plant


On December 16, 2021, Fives FCB and Sococim Industries (subsidiary of the French cement group Vicat) signed a contract for the supply of the new clinker production line Rufisque Plant 6500 tpd, Senegal. The President of Sococim Industries, Mr. Youga Sow, selected Fives engineering and equipment for this new installation.

Great flexibility and optimized energy efficiency

For this new line project, Sococim Industries wanted to implement the best technologies and international standards to ensure the greatest flexibility of the workshops and maximize the performance of the new installation, particularly in terms of the use of alternative fuels and efficiency. energy.

Fives technologies that meet operational needs

The new line will include Fives latest technologies in pyroprocessing and gas treatment such as: FCB Preheater, FCB In-Line Preca, Four FCB, Fives TGT® Filter and Pillager Novaflam®, to meet the operational needs of Sococim Industries, in particular:

  • Good quality of the finished product
  • Low calorie consumption
  • Flexibility and efficiency of pyroprocess technologies to replace up to 70% of total fuel with alternative fuels, while maintaining stable operations
  • Fully automated pyro process control including start and stop sequences
  • Low dust and NOx emissions

Efficient project management and comprehensive customer service

To better support Sococim Industries in carrying out this project while respecting quality, deadlines and performance, Fives will bring its experience and know-how as a supplier of high-performance process equipment. Fives will also leverage its experience and high-level standards in project management.

After commissioning, Fives will provide Sococim Industries with long-term support, including dedicated skills and resources: theoretical and practical mechanical and process training, monitoring, remote or on-site technical assistance, etc.

“The Vicat group is renewing its partnership with the Fives group through this major project to build a new line with a strong local dimension, employing local workers and service providers. This plant will eventually eliminate the use of fossil fuels, reduce our energy consumption and support local development in Senegal by manufacturing a high quality product while doubling our production capacity,” said Guy SIDOS. , Chairman and CEO of the Vicat group.

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