Medcems cement plant to get ABBs equipment in Turkey
Leading power and automation technology group ABB has received an order to provide electrification, automation and drive solutions for Medcems greenfield cement plant project at Mersin of Turkey.The contract was awarded in July 2012. The new plant will be located in Mersin, on the Mediterranean coast. With an estimated 10,000 tonne of clinker per day, the plant will have the largest production capacity in Turkey. Production start-up is planned for March 2014. ABBs scope of supply for the greenfield project includes its state-of-the-art control System 800xA, Expert Optimiser process optimisation software, medium and low voltage electrical motors, ACS800 series low voltage drives, ACS1000 and ACS6000 series medium voltage drives, ZS1 series medium voltage cubicles, MNS series low voltage cubicles, site erection, installation, commissioning and services. The equipment will provide high availability of the complete production process and raise efficiency through high-quality production at low energy consumption. Medcem Mining & Building Materials Inc is part of the Eren Holding.