New cement production line put into service in Italcementi Málaga plant (March 2007)

In accordance with the project programme, a new clinker production line was put into service on 30th March in the Italcementi plant in La Araña, Málaga. CEFISA has been responsible for engineering, equipment supply, testing, commissioning and putting into service of the control system. This is based on the Siemens PCS7 system and is, to date, the largest installation in Spain installed using this technology. Among the most significant aspects of the installation are:

  • four operator stations, each with four monitor screens.

  • three redundant process servers.

  • one server for electrical management.

  • two fixed, and two portable engineering stations.

  • 11 single CPUs and 6 redundant CPUs.

  • 1,304 digital inputs.

  • 3,712 digital outputs.

  • 1,552 analog inputs.

  • 324 analog outputs.