Fives`- solution for cement producers – Extending the life of kilns and tube mills girth gear

Fives has developed a unique and patented solution of teeth re-profiling, which prevents girth gear reversal for the next 5 to 10 years. With a high quality level in surface, roughness and geometry (≤ Class 9 according to ISO 1328 standard), this on-site automated working operation is conducted without girth gear disassembly for a shortened shutdown time and a higher safety level.

Mr. Loïc Pottier, Area Sales Manager of Fives FCB, will be presenting "FCB Nova-Gear®, a new offer in the field of services to cement producers". Result of a joint collaboration between several entities within Fives’ group and French start-up firms, the FCB Nova-Gear® demonstrates Fives FCB’ innovation capability arising from 85 years of OEM expertise.


Cement Business & Industry Africa 2017 – Conference & Exhibition to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on  October 4-5, at the Hilton Sandton Hotel brings together over 150 industry leaders  (stakeholders from Africa and international cement producers, equipment vendors, strategy and M&A, financial, sales and marketing and trading as well as delegates from the technical and operations, engineering, environmental, logistics, maintenance, production & operations side). Join the event and meet top specialists presenting on point topics like crushing, combustion and gas treatment: new technologies and efficiency improvements; environmental regulations in construction products in Africa or regional cement, clinker and slag trade prices and opportunities.

Sessions will feature an in-depth look at the evolution and direction of the market and balance views on business strategies, engineering, technology and production maximization, traditional and alternative fuels, cement and fuel trading, innovation, environment and much more.


Robert Madeira