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Anhui Conch undertook a range of plant improvement projects in 2017, aimed at optimising capacity and reducing production costs. The projects saw capacity increase significantly, the company said in its 2017 Social Responsibility Report, while operating costs dell CNY95 million.
According to the company, improvements to roller presses on twenty-two cement grinding mills at eight of Anhui Conch’s subsidiaries were completed in 2017, reducing energy consumption. Improvements were also made to grate coolers on four clinker production lines.
The company also optimised and expanded capacity on decomposition furnaces on eight clinker production lines, working with Conch Design Institute and Sinoma International Engineering Co. Ltd. As a result of these improvements, standard coal consumption was decreased by 5 kg/t on average.
“Upon the completion of such technological improvements, the group’s capacity was increased significantly and coal and electricity consumption […] was effectively optimised,” the company said.