Shah Cement enlisted in the Guinness Record

Published: 07 Dec 2019 Updated: 08 Dec 2019   

Samakal Correspondent

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Shah Cement Industries, a sister concern of Abul Khair Group, has set a Guinness World Record for commissioning the world’s largest vertical roller cement mill, said a press release.

Through this recognition, the cement industry of Bangladesh has reached a new milestone.

The grinding table diameters of this vertical roller cement mill are 8.08 meters and the roller table diameters are 2.64 meters. 

The VRM, consisting of six rollers, is capable of producing 15,000 tonnes per day and 60 lakh tonnes of cement annually.

It is the first in the world to exemplify the combination of large in size and sophisticated technologies in the production of cement simultaneously. This is why Guinness World Record has verified and documented this VRM as the 'single largest in the world'.

The FLSmidth OK81-6™ vertical mill was manufactured by FLSmidth of Denmark.

Abul Khair Group is one of the largest business conglomerates in Bangladesh.

Shah Cement Industries, the largest cement producing plant in Bangladesh, is located at Muktarpur in Munshiganj.

Shah Cement is the only cement company featuring in the list of Consumer Prestigious Brands of Bangladesh.  


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