Danish engineering company FLSmidth has signed an EPC contract for the supply of a greenfield cement plant in Algeria.
The contract, awarded by Algerian cement producer SARL Amouda Ingineering, is valued at over €200m.
The scope of the contract engineering, equipment supplies, construction, commissioning, as well as training.
The new plant will be built in El Beida (Laghouat), about 400km from the capital Algiers, and will have a capacity of 6,000 tonnes per day.
FLSmidth group executive vice president of the cement division Per Mejnert Kristensen said: "EPC solutions are increasingly requested by the industry and we are very happy that SARL Amouda Ingineering chose FLSmidth as the preferred supplier based on a very close collaboration and our extensive knowledge of the region.
“Algeria is a very important market for FLSmidth and we have supplied several cement plants in the country."