Tuesday, November 21, 2017

India: Supreme Court bans petcoke use, affecting cement makers

India: on October 24, 2017, the Supreme Court ordered a ban on the industrial use of petroleum coke (petcoke) and furnace oil in the National...

Pakistan: Lucky Cement to invest in another wind farm

Pakistan: Lucky Cement announced it is currently in the process of evaluation to make an investment into an additional wind power facility. The wind farm...

Brazil: Votorantim Cimentos adapts 2 cement plants for co-processing

Brazil: Votorantim Cimentos secured a loan worth BRL 23 million, destined for a project to adapt 2 of its industrial units for co-processing of industrial waste,...

Geocycle launches operations in UK

LafargeHolcim's subsidiary Geocycle, worldwide leader in providing industrial and municipal waste management services, has just launched operations in the United Kingdom. Already operating in over 50 countries, Geocycle...

Ireland: An Bord Pleanála postpones appeal decision on Irish Cement’s waste plan

Ireland: An Bord Pleanála will need more time to decide on the permission granted to Irish Cement to burn hazardous waste at its cement plant...

Jordan: Arab Co. for White Cement Industry to install new kiln burner

Jordan: Arab Company for White Cement Industry (ACWCI) will receive in the next few days a modern burner to be installed at its cement factory. The new burner...

Spain: Oficemen presents roadmap for reducing carbon emissions by 2050

Spain: on October 16, 2017, Oficemen (Agrupación de Fabricantes de Cemento de España) officially presented its roadmap for reducing carbon emissions by 2050. The document highlights...

Italy: Vecoplan to showcase high-performance shredders for material recycling and energy recovery at Ecomondo

Italy: at Ecomondo, the international trade fair for material and energy recovery (November 7-10 in Rimini), Vecoplan AG will be presenting its VEZ 2500 T...

UK: Gov’t issues decarbonisation and energy efficiency action plan for cement industry

United Kingdom: the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in partnership with MPA have published an action plan setting out government and industry commitments...

Malaysia: TNB REMACO to build waste heat power plants for Negeri Sembilan Cement

Malaysia: TNB Repair And Maintenance Sdn Bhd (TNB REMACO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad will build 2 waste heat recovery power plants for...

Argentina: Genneia to provide renewable energy to Loma Negra

Argentina: Genneia and cement maker Loma Negra have signed the first renewable energy sales contract between the country's private sector. As per the agreement, local...

India: rising petcoke prices put cost pressure on cement makers

India: petroleum coke (petcoke) prices, which declined modestly in August, have begun to harden, affecting cement manufacturers. Many Indian cement makers rely on imported petcoke that...

European Parliament publishes study on waste management

The European Parliament's Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) scientific foresight unit published a study entitled “Towards a circular economy-Waste management in the EU”. The report...

Cyprus: N+P extends SRF supply agreement with Vassiliko Cement

Cyprus: Dutch recycling service provider N+P announced that the SRF supply agreement with Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Ltd. and its subsidiary Enerco Energy...

India: Wonder Cement to burn municipal waste at Nimbahera cement plant

India: Wonder Cement and the municipal council of Pratapgarh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the company will burn municipal solid waste at...

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