FLSmidth, a leading supplier of equipment and services to the global cement and minerals industries, has been awarded a five-year contract from Moroccan Phosphates Office (OCP) to manage equipment of Jorf Lasfar, El Jadida, port for handling phosphate, fertilizers, and sulphur. The port is located 100 km south of Casablanca and the contract marks FLSmidth’s first Operation & Maintenance contract in Morocco.
The Copenhagen-headquartered firm was granted this contract as part of OCP’s ecosystem initiative to help the local economy by providing known-how to the local economy and creating jobs. FLSmidth was selected as thanks to their extensive know-how and commitment to source locally, the official statement said.
“We are extremely proud to be awarded this contract. It marks the culmination of a long-standing partnership between OCP and FLSmidth and is an important step in materials handling equipment operations in Morocco. We will deliver productivity enhancement to OCP by operating and maintaining the equipment we have supplied ourselves,” Claus Christian Torbol, Senior Vice President, FLSmidth Operation & Maintenance, commented.
FLSmidth & Co. A/S is a global engineering company with more than 50 offices around the world and almost 13,000 employees worldwide. It provides global cement and mineral industries with factories, machinery, services and know-how. The company supplies machinery to complete cement plants and minerals processing facilities including services before, during and after the construction. The company also invests heavily in developing new solutions to meet the important future energy and emissions challenges of its customers. The company’s revenue stood at € 2,443bn last year.