As cement companies aim to lower their carbon footprint by reducing the clinker factor in their final product, clinker substitution features high on the agenda. The use of silica fume and rice husk ash provide options to replace clinker without affecting compressive strengths of cement...
LafargeHolcim is delivering on its 2030 Plan to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and increasing its usage of waste derived alternative fuels to lower its CO2 emissions by 40 per cent on its 1990 baseline.
Sumitomo Osaka Cement has modified its Ako plant to meet the need to burn a variety of alternative fuels.
The IFC reports on the potential to increase alternative fuel collection and usage in Egypt.
The US Environmental Protection Agency outlines its ENERGY STAR programme as an energy benchmark and the progress made by Cemex US to manage its energy performance.
CDP reports on cement company performances across a range of environmental and sustainable indicators to see where cement producers need to improve.
Sintef looks at the potential for co-processing in the cement industry with spent lot lining.
Dekra Insight outlines why any potential for serious injury is something that cannot be ignored by cement plants.
The high biodiversity and ecological sensitivity of karst areas presents additional challenges in terms of sustainable mining practices to cement producers as they mine for the limestone required by their production ...
To enable Conch Tongling Cement to burn a higher rate of alternative fuels, an integrated gasification system was installed and duly tested. The system converts organic or fossil fuel-derived carbonaceous materials i...
The Low Emissions and Intensity Lime and Cement Consortium oversees trials to capture CO2 at HeidelbergCement's Lixhe plant in Belgium.
The first LNG/MGO-fuelled cement carrier is launched.
Saxlund works towards sustainable waste fuel handling in cement production.
The SEACON project is a new research initiative into the production of an innovative concrete, containing high-chloride constituents (ie, cement, water and aggregates) in combination with non-corrosive reinforcement....
King & Spalding show how California is leading the way in legislation to mitigate climate change.
Environmental Evolution looks at how far US AF usage had progressed and how much further it might develop.