Friday, June 22, 2018
Dangote Cement

Tanzania: Dangote Cement switches to natural gas

The country's largest cement producer, Dangote Cement Industries, has announced that it's 3 million tonnes per year plant in Mtwara will commence operating on...
Used Tires

Spain: Reusing waste to obtain raw materials and energy

The reuse of old tires in the manufacturing process of cement has been present in Europe for more than four decades and is currently...
Cemento Cosmos

Spain: Cemento Cosmos plans to use old tires as fuel

The cement company aims to replace up to 30% of its petroleum coke with discarded tires without impacting production volume or CO2 emissions. Cemento Cosmos...
MTES

France: Government plans to use wood waste in cement production

A new proposal from the Ministry of Ecological Transition will see cement companies use wood waste in the production process. On February 12, the government...
VICAT

France: Vicat to invest in gasifier

The Vicat group has invested EUR 4,5 million for a gasifier at its Créchy cement plant. The new device will further reduce fossil fuel...
Cimar

Morocco: Cimar and LFH to build waste treatment plant

Ciments Maroc and Lafarge Holcim will invest in a household waste treatment plant that will treat 150,000 tonnes of waste to replace 35,000 tonnes...
Holcim-Jerez

Spain: Holcim invests in facilities improvements

The Holcim cement factory in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz) invested EUR 2 million to improve its facilities in 2017. The investments were mainly destined...
KHD Humboldt Wedag

Austria: KHD to install new technology for flexible alternative fuel burning

Cologne-based Humboldt Wedag GmbH has been awarded an EPC contract by Rohrdorfer Cement Group for the kiln line modernization at its cement plant operations...
LafargeHolcim Poland

Poland: LafargeHolcim invests in modernistation

LafargeHolcim announced that it has invested PLN 150 million in the Kujawy cement plant and PLN 10 million in the Malogoszcs plant. ''This year's investment...
Bamburi Cement

Kenya: Bamburi Cement halts solar energy plans

The high cost of the project forced Bamburi Cement to cancel the switch to solar energy. Susan Maingi, Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability stated...

Canada: Lafarge Brookfield invests in emissions monitoring systems

Canada: Lafarge Canada Inc. says it has spent US $830,000 to install emissions monitoring systems in light of its plans to burn tires at its Nova...

Norway: CO2 capture project successfully passes key milestone

Norway: Westec Environmental Solutions along with Norway's largest research institute for energy and climate technology SINTEF and Canada's Carbon Capture & Conversion Institute have reached a...

Philippines: counterfeit cigarettes destroyed at Holcim Philippines Davao plant

Philippines: 4.74 million packs of counterfeit cigarettes worth PHP 142.44 million are going to be burned at Holcim Philippines plant in Davao city. The cigarettes...

Australia: Infigen to supply green power to Adelaide Brighton

Australia: Adelaide Brighton Ltd. and Infigen Energy have signed a contract under which 2 cement plants north of Adelaide and a quarry on Yorke Peninsula will...

Namibia: Ohorongo Cement to burn Tyre Derived Fuel at Sargberg cement plant

Namibia: Ohorongo Cement (PTY) Ltd. in partnership with Metallurgical Research and Consulting CC (METRECO) are investigating the use of Tyre Derived Fuel (TDF) at the...

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