Djebel Ressas Cement Plant (5800 T/D)


Project  :

5800 Tons / Day Clinker Capacity Djebel Ressas Cement Plant Tunisia

Client : Carthage Cement



PEG S.A. (Switzerland)

Contract Date


24.02.2010 (Effectuation Date: 24.05.2010)



26 Months + 21 Days (First Clinker) + 13,5 Months (time extension)

Status  :

EPC Contractor

Percentage Of Participation


The project shall be realized by EKON–PROKON–FLSmidth Consortium


General Description Of The Project


Within the content of the project:

  • EKON shall perform the engineering and execution of civil works, structural steel, mechanical, electrical erection, automation and commissioning works of the plant,
  • PROKON shall provide some mechanical equipments and shall carry out the engineering and supply of steel structure of the plant,
  • FLS shall carry out the equipment and engineering supply of the plant.

Detailed Description Of The Project


The plant is located approx. 25 km south of Capital of Tunisia (Tunis) near an existing quarry and will have a total clinker production capacity of 5.800 tons/day. Scope of works covers manufacturing and erection of 8.000tons steel structures and 12,500tons of steel equipment, in total 20,500tons. The “Greenfield” project consists of the following departments:


  • Raw material crushing, conveying and storage
  • Coal intake, storage, transport
  • Additive crushing, intake, storage, transport
  • Raw mill
  • Homogenization Silo
  • Preheater, Kiln, Clinker Cooler
  • By-pass system
  • Coal Mill
  • Clinker transport and storage
  • Cement Mill (1 and 2)
  • Cement Silos (1, 2 and 3)
  • Packing Plant (4 units)
  • Bulk dispatch to trucks
  • Bag dispatch to trucks (4 units)
  • Palletizing plant
  • Alternative liquid fuel storage
  • Natural gas distribution
  • Compressor rooms
  • Water treatment and distribution
  • Potable water unit
  • Weighbridges
  • Electrical substations
  • Central control room and laboratory
  • Service Buildings (Workshop, Changing room, open/closed storage, canteen, administration building, guard house)