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  • EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized changes to Clean Air Act standards for boilers and certain incinerators that will achieve extensive public health protections by slashing toxic air pollution, including mercury and particle pollution, while at the same addressing feedback provided by industry and labor groups, increasing the rule’s flexibility and dramatically ...

  • CEMTEC - Self-cleaning probe for cement plant kiln inlets

    CEMTEC provides many years of operation in cement kilns or in applications with high temperatures and/or high dust loads. The patented CEMTEC consists of a watercooled probe, which is mounted on a pneumatic propulsion device and travels in and out of the combustion process. In addition to the InSitu sensors for the instantaneous O2 and COe analysis, a heated gas ...


    By ENOTEC GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • FLSmidth to acquire Phillips Kiln Services Ltd.

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


  • Cement can cut 90 per cent of emissions

    The global cement industry can avoid up to 90 per cent of emissions projected according to a new WWF report. A blueprint for a climate friendly cement industry says that the highly energy intensive industry, responsible for 8 per cent of global emissions, has the tools available to reduce its carbon footprint while continuing its forecast growth. “Cement companies do not suffer from a shortage of ...


    By WWF UK

  • Illinois cement plant agrees to reduce harmful emissions

    Two companies that own and operate a Portland cement manufacturing facility near Dixon, Ill., have agreed to install state-of-the-art pollution controls to reduce harmful air emissions and pay an $800,000 civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice announced today. St. Marys Cement Inc., (U.S.) and St. ...

  • 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 ...

  • FLSmidth awarded two cement projects in Brazil

    Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 35-2011, 29 December 2011   FLSmidth has signed a contract for two cement projects worth a total of USD 132m (approximately DKK 750m) with the company Cimpor Cimentos do Brasil Ltda in Brazil. The contract comprises equipment for the Caxitu ...


  • California company`s `Green` cement captures CO2

    Cement is a major component of concrete, the world's most widely used man-made material, an integral part of roads, bridges and buildings. But making cement requires heating limestone and other materials to very high temperatures, a process that releases into the atmosphere large amount of carbon dioxide, or CO2, a leading cause of global warming. Brent Constantz is working to fix that problem ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • FLSmidth wins large cement project in Nigeria

      Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 13-2011, 22 June 2011. FLSmidth has received an order from the Nigerian company, BUA International Limited, to supply a complete 6,000 tonnes per day cement plant in Nigeria. The plant will be located some 100 km from Benin City which is the capital of the Edo State in ...


  • FLSmidth wins cement modernisation project in Russia

    Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 11-2011, 12 May 2011. FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately EUR 55m by the Russian company Novoroscement, to supply equipment and supervision for modernisation of its Proletariy cement plant. The plant is ...


  • Cement Industry Honors 2013 Leaders in Environmental Excellence

    SKOKIE, Ill., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the 12th Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's Spring Meeting in ...


    By Portland Cement Association

  • Tyvek® Classic: protecting users from dust and dirt in cement production

    Holcim Ltd is one of the world's leading producers of cement and aggregates. (1) At the Holcim (Deutschland) AG Lägerdorf site in Northern Germany, employees working in cement production have switched from wearing disposable garments made of SMS material to wearing limited use type 5/6 chemical protective garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic to protect them from dust and dirt.The kiln ...


    By RealWire

  • EPA proposes to slash mercury emissions from cements plants

    EPA is proposing to signficantly reduce mercury emissions from Portland cement kilns, the fourth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the US The proposal would set the nation's first limits on mercury emissions from existing Portland cement kilns and would strengthen the limits for new kilns. The proposed standards also would set emission limits for total hydracarbons, particulate matter, ...

  • EPA proposes updates and deadline extension for 2010 cement standards

    In response to a federal court ruling and data from industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing changes to its 2010 air standards for the Portland cement manufacturing industry. The proposal would continue the significant emission reductions from the 2010 standards while providing industry additional compliance flexibilities, including more time to implement the proposed ...

  • States, Enviros Sue EPA Over Cement Factory Emissions

    ALBANY, New York (ENS) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo today announced a multi-state legal challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, for adopting a rule that refuses to regulate mercury and other pollutants from existing portland cement plants. The states seek to have a federal court overturn the rule by finding that it violates the Clean Air Act. A ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • Promecon installed in more than 60 cement plants worldwide

    With the latest orders of the McON air gas flow measurement to measure the kiln off gas amount at the downcomer duct or outlet gas volume of vertical roller mills the total amount of installed systems reached a number of 100 all over the world. The benefits achieved in plants of leading cement manufacturers now satisfy private oprerated cement plants as well. PZW Wittekind in Germany, Cementos ...

  • Solucorp Industries` MBS Technology Successfully Remediates Hazardous Activated Carbon from Major Cement Manufacturer, Prepares to Launch Sales and Marketing Campaign to the Cement Industry

    ORANGEBURG, N.Y. - Solucorp Industries Ltd. (Pink Sheets: SLUP), a leading developer and provider of cost effective, permanent technologies for the remediation and prevention of hazardous heavy metals, is pleased to announce that the Company's Molecular Bonding System (MBS) technology was successful in remediating hazardous mercury contaminated activated carbon from a major U.S. ...


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