Virtual Member Forum: Grinding and Milling Technologies

10th March 2021; 9-11am GMT


Watch the Highlights video here.


The Forum featured the following presentations and speakers:

1. Fives in Cement/Minerals presented by Olivier VANLERENBERGHE, Commercial & Business Development Director / Fives FCB

2. FCB Horomill® grinding technology presented by Eric EDET, FCB Horomill® Product Manager / Fives FCB

Integrated and fully automated grinding plant with proprietary grinding, drying and classifying technologies, within a layout perfectly adapted for high moisture content products; Industrial results showing high cement quality achieved and high availability & reliability of the plants

3. Virtual visit of Norzagaray plant – The Philippines presented by Eric EDET. 

Video of the Norzagaray grinding plant, equipped with an FCB Horomill®, filmed during normal operations last December; live comments made by Eric to explain the process and relevant points of the plant. 

4. Success story of FCB Horomill® grinding plants in The Philippines presented by Didier BOURBON, VP Sales – Asia / Fives FCB. 

Short presentation of the context in the Philippines and the customer’s expectations for reducing clinker factor through their new grinding plant. Technical description of solutions proposed by Fives and key benefits for the customer in terms of product quality, energy savings, reliability etc. 

5. Customer testimony - Introduced by Didier BOURBON and presented by Noel M. BALLARAN, Norzagaray plant manager  / Republic Cement

6. Effective remote support to FCB Horomill® operators in The Philippines presented by Raja PONNUSAMY, FCB Horomill® Technical Assistance Manager / Fives FCB

Description of visual remote services implemented in collaboration with operators of FCB Horomill® plants in the Philippines, especially during the Covid-19 lockdown (remote analysis & follow-up, on-line training, predictive maintenance): methodology, real cases and feed-back.