Askale Cimento has placed an order for engineering and equipment supply for its new 3500 t/d clinker production line at VAN cement plant (Fig.), located near the town Van, East Anatolian region/Turkey. Under a contract with Terbay-Aybars Is Ortakligi as general contractor, KHD received the order for engineering, equipment supply and supervision of erection and commissioning including on shore training. The new kiln line with similar design as kiln line II at Askale’s Erzurum cement plant, awarded to KHD in 2006 and in operation since end of 2007, will be erected near the existing line I in Van with a capacity of 850 t/d clinker. Core components with KHD design are a 5-stage Humboldt preheater with PYROCLON®R calciner equipped with a PYROTOP®compact mixing chamber and tertiary air duct with dust settling chamber, a PYROBOX calciner firing system for coal dust, a PYRORAPID® two-tire rotary kiln 4.6 m x 54.0 m), a PYRO-JET® kiln burner for coal and fuel oil and a PYROFLOOR® clinker cooler equipped with a hammer-type clinker crusher and controlled by PFC Control System. The new cooler will be the third PYROFLOOR® system installed at cement plants of Askale Cimento in Turkey. Commissioning of the plant is scheduled for summer 2012.