Dr Diana Casey, Mineral Products Association, gives an overview on the current state of the British cement industry and what benefits and hurdles lie ahead for operators in the UK.
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The Holcim Alpena plant in Michigan is celebrating the opening of its new whole-tyre, co-processing facility – a US$7.4 million, state-supported initiative that will safely and cleanly convert 22 000 t of tyres per year into energy.
Based in Iowa, Morse Rubber manufactures and markets specialised, heavy-duty rubber products for mineral processing, among others.
Cemex is collaborating with Tecnológico de Monterrey on distritotec, a 15-year project that seeks to evolve the campus into a more innovative, sustainable, and inclusive space that is better integrated with its surrounding community.
Emanuele Stancanelli, Bedeschi, discusses a range of machinery designed to help cement plants enhance their bulk materials handling capabilities, offering details on a number of projects they have undertaken over the last year.
The programme supports Cemex’s efforts to increase the use of rail to move its materials, as part of its Future in Action sustainability strategy.
Available as a full-faced or A-plate drum sprocket, Dura Drum helps keep heavy-duty operations running efficiently and profitably.
Cement decarbonisation pioneer Fortera has joined the Alliance for Low Carbon Cement and Concrete (ALCCC), alongside international NGO ECOS and ten other inaugural alliance members to make low-carbon cement the norm.
A new ground-breaking study by the multi-stakeholder Alliance modelled different mitigation scenarios, in which the clinker-to-cement ratio in Europe incrementally decreases to 60%, 50%, or 40% by 2050.
Ambuja Cements, commissioned a comprehensive social return on investment (SROI) study to evaluate the impact of its transformative interventions in Farakka, West Bengal.
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The financial year 2022 closes with a value of production of around EUR 80 ml, in line with the previous year, but characterized by a clearly growing volume of new orders reaching EUR 145 ml.
Tahir Abbas and Michalis Akritopoulos, Cinar Ltd., discuss the key factors cement plants should consider when increasing the substitution rate of alternative fuels in their production process.
Cemento Panam is part of the Estrella Group and represents the cement division of this building materials manufacturer.
Tao Junpu, Sinoma-EC, provides details on the latest technologies being implemented in SRC-based WHR systems and highlights the benefits offered by the less common ORC-based WHR systems.
Through this programme, Holcim repurchased 36 804 453 shares on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange.
Betolar's Indian partner, Vyara Tiles, will launch locally produced low-carbon concrete products with the Geoprime? solution at the ACE Reflect event in Ahmedabad, India, on May 26 – 27, 2023, targeting architects, designers, and property developers.
Oman Cement Company SAOG announced that the board has approved the appointment of Mr. Zhu Yaping as the CEO of the company with immediate effect.
Holcim was selected by SBTN among the first seventeen global companies and the only one in its industry, based on its advanced science-driven approach to nature.
Li Kunming, China Cement Net Big Data Study Institute, and Ma Qingfang, WCA Beijing Office, outline the developmental trends in the Chinese cement sector, offering insights into the challenges and opportunities facing Chinese operators in the future.
ACC and Ambuja Cement have launched a state-of-the-art cement and concrete R&D facility at Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai.
The newly agreed PPA will see Iberdrola provide Holcim with 250 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable energy per year from its Baltic Eagle offshore windfarm in Germany.
UltraTech Cement Limited and Coolbrook will jointly develop a project to implement Coolbrook’s RotoDynamic HeaterTM (RDH) technology in one of UltraTech’s cement manufacturing units.
Holcim acquires Besblock Ltd, a leading supplier of precast materials to the UK Midlands construction industry.
A CO2 capture process, jointly developed by Linde, Heidelberg Materials, and BASF, and based on BASF’s advanced OASE blue technology, will be used for the first time at a large-scale CO2-capture facility operated by Capture-to-Use (CAP2U).