Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Semen Baturaja

Indonesia: Semen Baturaja enters coal mining business

In order to save on fuel costs, PT Semen Baturaja (SMBR) plans to acquire coal mines. If the plan is implemented, the cement producer...
Bamburi

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...
emami

India: Emami Cement to update electrical system

ABB India announced that it has secured an order for an automation and electrical system for the 2 Million tonnes per year greenfield Emami...

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...

Egypt: Schneider Electric supplies electrical equipment to Assiut Cement plant in Beni Suef

Egypt: Schneider Electric has been awarded a contract to supply and install all electrical works for Assiut Cement factory (CEMEX) in Beni Suef. According to Mohamed Shahin,...

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...

US: first mechanical biological treatment waste-to-fuel facility to supply Argos Cement

United States: Entsorga West Virginia is currently in the process of setting up the country's first facility designed to turn household and municipal solid waste into...

Dominican Republic: Domicem breaks ground on new solar plant

Dominican Republic: Domicem, a subsidiary of Italy-based Colacem, broke ground on the construction of a photovoltaic solar plant in the town of Sabana Grande de...

Ireland: Irish Cement denies waste incinerating plans for Platin Cement Works

Ireland: in the midst of a scandal regarding the proposal to burn hazardous waste at its Limerick cement plant in Castlemungret, Irish Cement denied...

India: coal imports from North America quadruple in October amid petcoke ban

India: coal imports from North America reached 2.1 million tonnes in October, led by the ban on petcoke use in the New Delhi Capital region. This...

India: Sanghi Industries benefits from reduced GST rate on lignite

India: Gujarat-focused Sanghi Industries Ltd. has already started to benefit from the reduction of the GST rate on lignite from 28% to 5%. While the surging power...

Germany: HeidelbergCement and EMBL explore solutions in CO2 reduction

Germany: HeidelbergCement and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have signed an agreement on a 3-year collaboration to exchange scientific and technical knowledge. A new Memorandum...

US: FCT Combustion installs Gyro-Therm burner at Ash Grove Cement Midlothian plant

United States: FCT Combustion reports on the successful installation of a Gyro-Therm burner at Ash Grove's Midlothian cement works. FCT Combustion began working with Ash Grove...

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