Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 13-2011, 22 June 2011.
FLSmidth has received an order from the Nigerian company, BUA International Limited, to supply a complete 6,000 tonnes per day cement plant in Nigeria. The plant will be located some 100 km from Benin City which is the capital of the Edo State in southern Nigeria.
The order is a complete solution including equipment supplies, engineering, supervision and training. The scope of equipment supplies includes EV crushers for raw material preparation, an ATOX 50 mill for raw meal grinding, a pyro system consisting of a five-stage In-Line Calciner preheater, a two-base kiln, UMS mills for cement grinding and four packing plants as well as FLSmidth's latest design Cross-Bar 16x50 clinker cooler.
The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the contract.
"FLSmidth has been active in the African continent since the early 1900's. Nigeria is the country in Africa with the largest population and combined with a growing economy and increasing infrastructure investments, it is a market with large potential. This project is therefore very important to us and will further strengthen our position in the region as a supplier of high quality solutions" FLSmidth CEO Jørgen Huno Rasmussen says.
The order will contribute beneficially to FLSmidth's earnings until late 2013.
Please address any questions regarding this announcement to Group Chief Executive Officer Jørgen Huno Rasmussen, FLSmidth & Co. A/S at +45 36 18 18 00.
For further information about FLSmidth, please visit www.flsmidth.com.
Pernille Friis Andersen
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations