Consulting Services to the Cement Industry

PEC Consulting Group LLC, the consulting arm of PENTA Engineering Corp. is recognized worldwide for providing comprehensive engineering and consulting services to the Cement Industry.

Services

Backed up by a workforce of professionals who are experts in all aspects of design of cement plants, we have the capabilities to develop complete projects from concept to commissioning. We offer a complete range of services to the cement industry:

 

  • Cement Projects Scoping Studies
  • Pre Feasibility and Feasibility Studies for Greenfield Cement Plants and Plant Expansions

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    • We take into consideration the technical and financial phases of a project for the preparation of a Feasibility Study. An estimate is made of all equipment, systems and energy requirements, a financial analysis is then prepared, including operating and capital costs. A Feasibility Study also gives detailed site logistics and transport requirements.
  • Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) / Co-generation Plants

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    • We provide an assessment of the power potential, a financial analysis with capital and operating cost estimates, and an economic analysis to assess the viability of the WHR project.
  • Technical Feasibility Studies of WHR Systems for Cement Plants
  • Conversion to Alternative Fuels / Co-processing Studies

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    • Using Alternative Fuels benefits the economy of operation by lowering the cost of fuels. There are also environmental benefits to the implementation of Alternative Fuels. We evaluate the characteristics of co-processing and recommend ways to securely and effectively handle / utilize fuels in the pyroprocess.
  • Cement Plant Efficiency Studies / Technical Audits

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    • We carry out plant efficiency studies, technical audits, bottleneck analysis, trouble shooting and capacity upgrades. A Cement Plant Efficiency Study improves a plant’s competitive edge by helping to achieve better fuel economy and run factors.
  • Economic Analysis
  • Market Studies
  • CAPEX Studies and OPEX Studies
  • Mineral Exploration and Reserves Evaluation

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    • PEC Consulting assesses potential mineral resources and estimates / characterizes reserves of raw materials for the manufacturing of cement. Skilled mineral exploration is the key to locating and mining appropriate deposits.
  • Mine and Quarry Planning
  • Cement Plant Maintenance and Reliability Audits
  • Cement Plant Valuations

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    • We carry out independent valuations of cement plants as required for financial, taxation, accounting, mergers & acquisitions, insurance requirements.
  • Cement Plant Due Diligence for Acquisitions
  • Operations Evaluation and Operators Training
  • Project Schedule Development
  • Bid Documents Development for Main Process Equipment
  • Auxiliary Equipment Selection Assistance
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Closure of Contracts
  • Construction Bid Documents Preparation
  • Contractor Selection Assistance
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control Monitoring
  • Procurement & Expediting Assistance
  • Site Advisory Services
  • Commissioning and Start-up Assistance
  • Environmental Emissions Assessment and Selection of Control Technologies for Particulate Matter Control, SO2, NOx, VOC, Dioxin/Furan
  • Flow Diagram Development with Heat and Material Balances
  • Process Section and Equipment Evaluation
  • Cement Kiln Refractory Consulting
  • Kiln Feed Mix Design for Cement Clinker
  • Management Consulting

 

 

Cement Consultants

For over 28 years, PENTA has been providing consulting services to major cement companies worldwide and to cement manufacturers new to the industry. We are proud to have served:

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  • ASH GROVE CEMENT CO.
  • BIRLIK CIMENTO
  • BUZZI UNICEM
  • CAMARGO CORREA S.A.
  • CEMEX
  • CEMENTO SUR S.A.
  • CIMENTS MOLINS
  • CONTINENTAL CEMENT CO.
  • EAGLE MATERIALS INC.
  • FLORIDA CRUSHED STONE
  • FLORIDA ROCK INDUSTRIES
  • GRUPO ARGOS
  • GRUPO CEMENTOS CHIHUAHUA (GCC)
  • GIANT CEMENT CO.
  • HEIDELBERG CEMENT
  • HOLCIM
  • ITALCEMENTI GROUP
  • KUWAIT CEMENT COMPANY
  • LOMA NEGRA CIA S.A.
  • LAFARGE
  • MONARCH CEMENT CO.
  • PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOC.
  • RAYSUT CEMENT CO.
  • SALT RIVER MATERIALS GROUP
  • SUMMIT MATERIALS
  • TANGA CEMENT
  • TCL GROUP
  • TEXAS LEHIGH
  • TITAN CEMENT
  • TXI CEMENT
  • YANBU CEMENT COMPANY
  • YURA S.A.
  • ...among others


We also provide services to financial institutions regarding funding for cement projects, including cement plant due diligence for acquisitions, cement plant valuations, and technical audits. We have provided these services for:

  • INTERAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • WELLS FARGO
  • EXIM BANK
  • GSO CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • BLACKSTONE GROUP
  • CORPORACION INTERAMERICANA PARA FINANCIAMIENTO DE INFRAESTRUCTURAS
  • HOULIHAN LOKEY

 

Location of Projects

We have provided Consulting Services to the Cement Industry throughout North America, Central America, the Caribbean Region, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

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Projects

Our most prominent projects in recent months have consisted of the (1) valuation of cement plants assets and quarries, including unloading equipment at maritime terminals, cement grinding facilities, mineral reserves, etc.; (2) due diligence for acquisition of several cement plants; (3) technical audits of cement plants which included main equipment, storage, energy, infrastructure, market, staffing, safety, etc.; (4) Waste Heat Recovery projects; (5) conceptual, pre-feasibility, and feasibility studies for the implementation of Greenfield and Brownfield cement plants, expansion of cement plants, etc.

To download a representative list of cement projects, please click here. 

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