Control systems for 3 greenfield cement mills

Engineering and delivery of the complete electrical equipment incl. installation, software development, commissioning and training of the employees for each of the cement mills in Mauritania, Mali and Chad.

Control system:

  • 2 x SIMATIC S7-400 CPU 410-5H at each cement mill

Operating and monitoring system:

  • SIEMENS PCS7/Cemat at each cement mill
  • 2 x WinCC clients at each cement mill
  • 1 x PCS7 engineering station at each cement mill
  • 1 x redundant pair of servers at each cement mill

Bus systems:

  • Industrial Ethernet:
    • Communication with the subsystems supplied by third parties
    • Connection between the PLC and the operating and monitoring system
  • Profibus DP:
    • Local connection to decentralised peripheral equipment

Noteworthy aspects:

  • Turnkey solution for each of the greenfield cement mills from a 33 kV transfer station (scope of supply for KIMA)