Sacyr Industrial leads the consortium which has been awarded the main contract for the new cement plant in Potosí (Bolivia), signed with SEDEM (Servicio de Desarrollo de las Empresas Públicas Productiva) for ECEBBOL (Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia).
This EPC contract, worth 241 million dollars, is the second of its kind in Bolivia (following the award of Oruro cement plant in 2015), and the third in South America, after the award last year of Riobamba line (Ecuador).
The contract includes the greenfield design, construction, assembly and commissioning of a new clinker line with capacity for 3,000 tonnes per day, along with the cement line to produce up to 1.3 million tonnes of cement a year
The required clinker manufacturing process is the dry process, meaning the plant will have the following main processing units: primary crushing, a pre-homogenization yard, a vertical raw mill, a raw meal silo, a 5-stage preheater tower, a rotary kiln, a grate cooler, a clinker silo, a cement mill, a cement silo, and a packaging and palletizing line for the produced cement
With this contract award, Sacyr Industrial continues with its growth strategy in global industrial activity, where it is already present in countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom, Bolivia, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, Ecuador and Peru, in addition to Spain, with various projects in the petroleum and gas sectors, in electrical infrastructures, in energy plants and in waste treatment. Sacyr’s considerable technical and technological capacity has allowed it to win projects on five continents (over 25 countries).