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Company News, 2015-10-21, 11:44 AM

ThyssenKrupp receives order to build cement plant in Colombia

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, the plant engineering and construction specialist of the ThyssenKrupp Group, has received an order to build a cement clinker production line from Cementos Argos, the biggest cement producer in Colombia and one of the biggest in the Caribbean. The new 4,300 tons per day facility will be built in Sogamoso, around 200 kilometers north east of the capital Bogotá, in the province of Boyacá. The contract is worth around €100 million.

Jens Michael Wegmann, CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area: “With our highly efficient cement plants we are contributing to a resource-friendly infrastructure expansion across the world. To even better leverage the growth potential of the emerging economic regions in the future we are pushing forward the integration and regionalization of our operations worldwide.”

For the new cement line in Sogamoso ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions is supplying all components for clinker production as well as quality assurance and monitoring systems. Startup of the line is planned for the end of 2017.

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