Cemex Completes Financing of Ventika Wind Farm Project

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. has successfully completed the financing of Ventika, a project comprising the construction of two 126-MW wind farms in General Bravo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. These wind farms will supply renewable energy to facilities belonging to FEMSA, DEACERO, Tecnológico de Monterrey and Cemex, under the self-supply scheme approved by the Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission. More off-takers could be…

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Real-Time Information System

Synchrono, Real-Time Information System

SyncView software is a real-time visual factory information system that provides everyone – from operations to the extended supply chain and from the shop floor to the top floor – with a dynamic view of what is happening at every stage of the manufacturing process. The software offers complete transparency, ensuring that everyone is working from the same data and…

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Holcim in the Driver’s Seat

At Holcim’s Ste. Genevieve Plant in Missouri, VFDs Meet the Need to perform in a Harsh Environment.

Holcim (US) operates the largest single-kiln line cement-producing facility in the world: the Ste. Genevieve plant in Missouri. When the facility went on-stream in 2009, it required 28 large variable frequency drives (VFDs), with power ratings of 350 to 5,500 hp, to power its fans, mill drives and kiln drives. Ste. Genevieve produces hundreds of tons of cement per hour…

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