Cement & Lime



PENTA has engineered hundreds of projects for the cement industry with innovative solutions to improve performance, optimize operations and reduce costs.

Lime & Limestone

PENTA has extensive experience in the design, construction, and operation of Aggregate, GCC (Ground Calcium Carbonate) and Chemical Grade Lime Plant. We have particularly strong experience with calcining systems.


PENTA provides full-service engineering to the cement industry. Our extensive experience working with the cement industry allows us to offer our customers the most comprehensive services, be it capacity upgrade with minimum investment costs or concept-to-completion Greenfield/Brownfield plants.

PENTA's range of services covers mining, grinding, pyroprocessing, material handling and bulk storage structures. Our expertise extends to geological evaluations, mine and quarry planning, raw materials evaluations, plant system design, capital operating cost estimates, plant layouts, process and operation evaluation, operations analysis, commissioning, start-up, operator training and management training. PENTA understands its clients' needs and tailors its solutions optimally.

Areas of Cement Expertise:

  • Quarrying Operations
  • Design of geological investigation, including drilling, blasting, mine plans, crushing and screening plants
  • Material Handling
  • Belt, screw, bucket, pan and drag conveyors, overland belt conveyors, bucket elevators, truck and railing loading and unloading systems, storage and reclaim systems
  • Grinding and Milling
  • Design of optimum systems for drying and grinding in ball and roller mills, roll presses, classification by High Efficiency Separators and cyclones and screens
  • Pyroprocessing
  • Develop suitable systems of kilns, preheaters, precalciners and coolers, emission management and solid fuel firing systems and clinker handling and storage
  • Instrumentation and Process Controls
  • Design of instrumentation scheme and process control loops
  • Bulk Storages
  • Concrete silos, domes, steel bins and A-frame storages
  • Cement Terminals
  • Truck, rail and marine facilities
      PENTA's expertise in thses industries include quarrying, crushing, screening, pulverizing, grinding, air separation, calcining, hydrating, storage, packaging and material handling. We have extensive engineering experience in the following areas:
    • Quarrying / Raw Materials
    • Quarry development and mining plans, crushing, screening and grinding systems
    • Limestone Stockpiling and Handling Systems
    • Storage piles, stackers, traveling tripper conveyors, apron and reclaim feeders
    • GCC
    • Grinding and pulverizing circuits, air separation and drying 
    • Calcining
    • Kiln firing systems (coke, coal, oil and natural gas), kiln feed systems, vertical and rotary kilns, preheaters and pollution control systems
    • Hydration
    • Ambient and pressurized hydrator systems, product milling and classification systems including ball mills, impact mills and cyclonic and mechanical air separators
    • Product Handling and Storage
    • Bulk materials handling of pebble and hydrated lime and GCC, Storage facilities such as concrete silos and steel tanks, Bagging, palletizing and wrapping systems, roller conveyors and warehousing
    • Loading and Unloading Facilities
    • Truck, rail and marine facilities for loading and unloading raw materials and finished products