Incineration Kilns News

  • EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc., a major cement producer, will spend an estimated $1.7 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides, pollutants that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including asthma. In addition, the company will pay a $160,000 penalty for Clean Air Act violations. “Air ...

  • Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action

    Partners in the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants approved five ambitious efforts Monday to present at the UN Climate Summit, aiming to catalyse action on emissions from agriculture, freight, oil and gas production, and municipal solid waste, and to phase down high global warming potential hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in cooling and ...

  • Clean-up of Polluting Brick Kilns and Cook Stoves backed by climate and Clean Air Coalition

    Cutting emissions of SLCPs like black carbon, methane and gases known as HFCs could cut the rate of global warming by up to 0.5 degrees Celsius, save millions of lives and reduce crop losses by over 30 million tonnes a year. Many of the estimated 100,000 small-scale brick-making facilities across Africa, Asia and Latin America are inefficient and emit significant levels of black carbon and other ...

  • Vegetative Roof Systems

    A new ASTM International standard will aid in the selection of lightweight aggregate best suited for use in the design and construction of vegetative roof systems. E2788, Specification for Use of Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate (ESCS) as a Mineral Component in the Growing Media and Drainage Layer for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems, was ...


    By ASTM International

  • FLSmidth to acquire Phillips Kiln Services Ltd.

    PRESS RELEASE   FLSmidth has today signed a share purchase agreement to ...


  • Polysius and Vecoplan found a joint venture

    Alternative raw materials and fuels are gaining in importance Polysius AG of Neubeckum, a member company of the ThyssenKrupp Group, and Vecoplan AG of Bad Marienberg, a subsidiary of M.A.X. Automation AG, are going to address themselves even more strongly to environmental technology for the cement and lime industry. To this end, the two firms have established the joint venture Vecoplan FuelTrack ...


    By Vecoplan AG

  • Metso to supply a lime calcining system to Martin Marietta in the USA

    Metso Corporation's press release on February 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. local time Metso will supply ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Life-cycle studies: concrete

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Presentation of the Environement Department

    The Environment Department of MAGUIN S.A.S. proposes innovative solutions which contribute to the preservation and respect of our planet. Thanks to a thirty-five-year experience in waste treatment, MAGUIN puts at your disposal its know-how and skills in the field of waste management and “waste/biomass to energy” processes. Our large range of equipments (rotary kilns, static kilns, stepped ...

  • EPA Cuts Mercury and Hydrocarbon Emissions for New Portland Cement Production

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced new emission limits for cement kilns that will help cut annual emissions of mercury and hydrocarbons. These limits will help protect public health from mercury and total hydrocarbon emissions from portland cement kilns, through amendments to an air toxics standard issued on Dec. 8, 2006. The amendments set mercury and hydrocarbon emission ...

  • Cimpor Cement Press Release

    Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Sarasota Florida Operations, is pleased to announce the sale of two stationary tire-shredding systems in Brazil. The two systems where sold to Cia. DE Cimentos DO Brazil, or more commonly referred to as Cimpor Cement, one of the leading manufactures of Portland Cement in Brazil. Cimpor Cement will be working very closely with the tire manufactures in Brazil who ...

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