Saturday, September 23, 2017

Ireland: Irish Cement’s proposal to burn hazardous waste approved

Ireland: Limerick Council planners gave the green light to Irish Cement’s proposal to burn up to 115 types of potentially hazardous materials, including “animal tissue...

South Korea: Hyundai Cement considers building solar power plant

South Korea: Hyundai Cement Co. may invest in building a photovoltaic power station at its existing cement plant aiming to improve profitability. The consortium of Hanil...

Barbados: Arawak Cement plans to set up solar power plant

Barbados: Arawak Cement Company Ltd. (ACCL) announced it plans to set up a solar energy generation plant. According to Manuel Toro, General Manager of the cement maker, the...

Australia: zero carbon cement possible in 10 years

Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions has come up with a plan for Australia to lead the world with a zero carbon cement...

Nigeria: Lafarge Africa aims to sell electricity to national grid

Nigeria: Lafarge Africa announced it aims to produce 220 MW of electricity in the nearest future through renewable energy. According to the company, it already...

China: Huaxin Cement and Shell sign carbon trading agreement

China: on August 16, 2017, Huaxin Cement Co. Ltd. and Shell Energy (China) Co. Ltd. have signed a carbon trading agreement. As per the agreement, the...

Canada: locals challenge Lafarge’s decision to burn tyres at Brookfield cement plant

Canada: a group of residents has filed a notice of judicial review on Nova Scotia government’s approval of the tyre burning pilot project at Lafarge Canada's...

Indonesia: waste heat recovery power plant at Tubanyang cement factory to start ops in...

Indonesia: the Waste Heat Recovery Power Generator (WHRPG) project at Semen Indonesia's Tuban cement plant will start operations in October this year. On August 16, 2017,...

Nigeria: gas shortage affects cement sector’s capacity utilization rate

Nigeria: the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (CMAN) has blamed the low capacity utilization rate on the instability in gas supply. According to CMAN, the leading domestic producers...

Guyana: Caricom cement factory to start operations by October this year

Guyana: Caricom cement factory, located in Everton village, East Bank Berbice, is expected to start commercial production in 2 months. According to Director Shaun Lall, the...

Paraguay: INC announces third reduction in cement price

Paraguay: state-owned National Cement Industry (INC) announced it will again reduce the price of cement. From the current price of PYG 39,800 per bag it will cost...

Brazil: Votorantim Cimentos to invest in co-processing at Cantagalo cement plant

Brazil: Votorantim Cimentos announced it will increase the capacity of waste co-processing at its Cantagalo cement plant, Rio de Janeiro state. Following the completion of the...

India: JK Lakshmi Cement to set up waste heat recovery unit at Durg cement...

India: JL Lakshmi Cement announced it will invest into cutting down its energy costs by adding a waste heat recovery power unit and a...

Vietnam: Siam City Cement to further upgrade former Holcim cement plant in Dong Nai

Vietnam: Thai group Siam City Cement wants to further invest in the production and supply of construction materials and waste treatment in Dong Nai...

Indonesia: Holcim Indonesia breaks ground for country’s first integrated MSW to RDF processing facility

Indonesia: on July 26, 2017, the Regency of Cilacap, PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk, the Provincial Government of Central Java, the Indonesian Ministry of Public...

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