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Project - Automation/Process Control

New cement crushing plants and cement shipping centres in Africa

Assignment Description

  • Complete detailed electrical engineering (MV/LV/ Process) and functional analysis – organic for process control software
  • Production of Medium & Low Voltage cabinets, automation and networks (motor control centres, associated variators)
  • Process control software
  • FAT tests and simulation of sequences and regulations
  • Complete electrical installation on site: power supply (MV/LV), auxiliaries, instrumentation – including local partners
  • On-site electrical tests (SAT) and industrial commissioning
  • Final performance tests
  • Training and after-sales service.

Nature of the work carried out : LV/MV electricity and Automation/Process Control

Goal of the overall project

New cement grinding factories and cement shipping centres in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Conakry (Guinea) and Douala (Cameroon), with a capacity of 500,000 tonnes per year.

Some key figures

  • Table 2 MV (15kV/630A)
  • 1 power plant 3 DG 2200 kVA for the Guinean factory
  • 2 2000kVA transformers
  • 3 3150 kVA transformers for MV motors
  • 1 BT 5000A table for the Guinean factory (SIVACON)
  • 3 MCC 3200A, withdrawable type on trolley, 120 outlets each (SIVACON)
  • 36 field I/O boxes (ET200) connected via the FO network
  • DCS based on SIEMENS S7-400 PLC and WinCC
  • Technord library
  • Accessible remotely
  • 180 km of cables (energy, control and network)
  •  20 km of cable and pipe trays


  • Realisation of the electrical project in compliance with costs, deadlines and quality to customer standards (deployment)
  •  Partnership with a local company for efficient electrical assembly on site

Project Details

Client Activity

  • Extractive industry
  • Cement/Lime Production

Geographical location

  • Ivory Coast, Yopougon
  • Guinea, Dubréka
  • Cameroun, Douala

Solution Brand

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