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  • Is there a best practice alternative fuel production process for the cement industry?

    With such a fragmented waste landscape across the globe, is it possible to create a best practice waste to energy process to feed alternative fuel to the cement industry? That was the question that international journal ‘World Cement’ put to Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s Head of Business Unit Waste, a few weeks ago... “If we were to provide an over-arching statement about the ...

  • Shanks expands alternative fuels market

    Waste management firm Shanks wants to broaden its development in markets for solid recovered fuel this year. SRF is produced after recyclable material is extracted from black bag waste and the residue is stabilised and dried at mechanical biological treatment plants. Shanks has supplied five of the UK’s cement kilns with SRF as a viable alternative to fossil derived fuels, and achieved the ...

  • Economical production of alternative - Fuels for Calciner Firing

    If you want efficient plants for turning municipal, commercial and industrial waste into fuel, you first have to define the end product. Especially in the single-stage production of fluidised bed fractions for thermal processing in cement-kilns / calciners , it is vital that the shredding systems work, for the most part, extremely robustly and reliably around the clock – since one single ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Household waste fuels the production of Cemex UK cement

    Non-recyclable material from household waste is being used to manufacture cement. Cemex UK, suppliers of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, are using climafuel in place of fossil fuels to heat the kilns in the production of cement. Climafuel has half the carbon footprint of coke and is made up of 50 per cent biomass. During extensive trials, the use of 30 per cent climafuel as a ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...


    By Axion Group

  • New Shredder in Indonesia from SSI Shredding Systems Helps Convert Industrial Waste to Alternative Fuel While Lowering Harmful Gases

    With nearly 230 million residents, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and one of the largest producers of industrial waste. For years, the country has disposed of its waste either into landfills or through incineration. Both disposal methods cause harmful methane and carbon dioxide gases to be emitted into the atmosphere. PT Teknotama ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Innovative ways to reduce CO2 emissions from the cement industry

    Technological advances in European cement production could reduce energy consumption by up to 10% and CO2emissions by 4%, according to a new analysis. The research suggests that initial costs of some of the pending technological improvements could be recouped in as little as a year. The European industry constitutes around 10% of global cement production and is therefore a key industry under ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cement industry will spend $3.5 billion for air pollution control in 2010

    With China leading the way, the cement industry will invest more than $3.5 billion for air pollution control systems in 2010.  Nearly 50 percent of this investment will be for fabric filters. These are the latest forecasts from the McIlvaine Company reports: World Fabric Filter and Element Markets, Scrubber/Adsorber/Biofilter World Markets, NOx Control World Markets and Electrostatic Precipitator ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA promulgates new cement MACT rule requiring investment of $ billions in next 3 years

    EPA has now promulgated the long awaited Portland Cement hazardous air pollutant standard. It will require billions of dollars of investment over the next three years by the U.S. cement industry. Equally important is the impact on the upcoming standards for industrial boilers and utilities. If the cement industry has to reduce acid gases by 97 percent, what precedent does this set for the utility ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Cemex hit company record of 74 per cent recycled fuels at south Ferriby

    Building materials firm Cemex has hit a company record by replacing 74 per cent of its fossil fuels with fuels made from waste at its South Ferriby cement plant. Cemex uses Secondary Liquid Fuels - which are non-recyclable industrial liquids such as paint, thinners, inks and varnishes – and Climafuel – which is made from household residual waste and commercial waste that ...

  • 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

  • SSI Shredding systems to provide specially engineered shredding equipment to Chinese Chongqing City’s first industrial waste processing center

    A contract to build and deliver specialized industrial shredding equipment from SSI Shredding Systems has been signed by Liyang Environmental Technology Company to process industrial waste into reusable material and alternative fuels in western China In July of 2012, representatives of U.S.-based SSI Shredding Systems, Inc., and Chongqing Liyang Environmental Technology Company of China met in ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • 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

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • Building Lower Carbon Cities - Lafarge Takes Action

    Lafarge Canada Inc, Natural Resources Canada, the Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Carbon Management Canada have announced plans to join forces and are investing more than $8 million to develop innovative solutions to power Lafarge Canada's cement plant in Bath, Ontario, by re-using local surplus materials as low carbon fuels. This multi-partner initiative intends to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • RDF Installation at Titan Plant, One Year Later Benefits and eFACTOR3`s Role Recognized

    eFACTOR3 has received mention in the September issue of ICR (International Cement Review) magazine, summarizing our role in the alternative fuels installation in Bulgaria in 2011! The RDF (refuse-derived fuel) installation was put into operation a year ago at Titan’s Zlatna Panega plant.  eFACTOR3 played an ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • SSI celebrates the installation of it’s first shredder installation in Indonesia!

    SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. of Wilsonville, Oregon is pleased to announce its first installation in Indonesia. The SSI Model Q85 Hydraulic Drive was chosen from it’s proven line of Quad (four shaft) Shredders for the project. The latest international install for SSI was born out of the establishment of a working relationship with PT Ecostar Engineering ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • News from eFACTOR3 - Fall 2012

    With a strong finish to our third quarter, eFACTOR3 begins the last segment of 2011 with focus and determination.  We are expanding and will soon introduce new personnel and support staff hired to better serve you.  We will also be participating in a number of important industry exhibitions, including next year's NPE 2012 in April in Orlando, ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • How to recycle tyres

    In the UK we dispose of 48 million tyres per year which causes a major problem but also creates a very big oppurtunity. Since 2003 tyres have been banned from lanfill so alternative uses and recycling methods have had to be used and the technology involved has improved greatly over the past few years. Using shredders and pyrolisis system old tyres can be turned back into new rubber or the ...


    By British Balers

  • MBT and AD can help UK to cut its emissions

    Significant reductions in carbon emissions can be made in waste through use of anaerobic digestion (AD) and mechanical biological treatment (MBT) technology, according to the Government-backed Climate Change Committee (CCC). The CCC is a new independent body that advises the Government on long-term targets to tackle climate change and has produced a report Building a low-carbon economy. In the ...

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