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CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring

March 18, 2019 - Automation and control systems specialist, CMR Philippines, has won a contract to supply and install new power monitoring technology at one of South East Asia’s largest cement production plants.

The scope of work at the Holcim Lugait cement works in Misamis Oriental in the Philippines, which currently produces 2.13 million tonnes of cement a year,covers the development, delivery, installation, testing and networking of the electrical installation for an upgrade of power monitoring capabilities.

Current and voltage transformers are be supplied as part of a package of engineering support that also sees CMR completing the integration and connection of plant wide power monitoring to Siemens PCS 7 process control technology.

The contract comes as Holcim Philippines is investing almost US$300m in increasing its production capacity across all its plants by 30% to 13Mt a year by 2020.

This includes upgrading the Misamis Oriental site with the installation of new kilns, mills and waste heat recovery systems in a move to support the country’s economic development and construction sector.

CMR PH is part of the CMR Group, which designs, manufactures and commissions automation, control system and turnkey project solutions for global industrial and renewable energy sectors, alongside specialist instrumentation for high power diesel engines.

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