-XCMG Machinery supports Africa's infrastructure development with various construction machinery equipment, solutions and services
LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest oil refinery project, the Dangote Refinery in Nigeria, recently completed construction and started production. In recent years, XCMG Machinery ("XCMG", SHE:000425) has been involved in this mega refinery project with more than 2,000 pieces of equipment, including excavators, cranes, road rollers and more, stationed at the construction and ensuring high-quality operation. intensity and uninterrupted.
The Dangote Refinery project covers an area of 2,200 hectares and has the capacity to process 650,000 barrels of crude oil per day into refined petroleum products. It will help Nigeria become an oil-refining country and will significantly mitigate risks to energy stability, freeing Nigeria from its dependence on oil imports. The refinery will produce 12,000 megawatts of electricity and create more than 135,000 permanent jobs.
XCMG's high-quality products and reliable services have safeguarded the smooth construction progress of Dangote Refinery. During construction, the average run time for a single XCMG excavator was more than 8,000 hours. To cope with the harsh environment of Lagos, a seaside city, with high temperatures, humidity and dust, which pose great challenges for the adaptability and reliability of construction machinery equipment, XCMG made customized upgrades and upgrades to ensure consistent performance. optimum.
The XE470D excavator was the main force of the project, which is equipped with the powerful, fuel-efficient and environment-friendly Cummins engine, along with an intake system that adopts a three-stage filtration design. The inner and outer filters use Ultra-Web® filter media, which increases the filtration rate to 99.99 percent to tackle dusty air.
XCMG also deployed teams of engineers and technicians to the Dangote Refinery project, providing 24-hour one-stop service to facilitate on-site equipment.
XCMG has been the number one exporter of construction machinery from China to Africa since 2017. XCMG excavators and cranes are widely used in major infrastructure projects across Africa, contributing to improving and transforming travel and living conditions. local.
XCMG tower cranes participated in the Magufuli Bridge project, which spans Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. Consisting of a 3,200-meter-long super-large bridge and a 1,660-meter-long access bridge, it will become the longest bridge in East Africa and the longest low-tower cable-stayed bridge in Africa, connecting Gaita province and the Mwanza province in Tanzania.
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