Cementir opens alternative energy facility, Turkey

Cementir opens alternative energy facility, Turkey
Published: 06 July 2010

Italian-based cement producer Cementir has move towards diversification of its waste to energy business with the opening of a new facility in Kula, Turkey. This is the company’s first integrated site encompassing management, recycling and disposal techniques.  The unit was inaugurated by Cementir chairman Francesco Caltagirone Jr yesterday.

This ambitious project focuses on converting municipal and industrial waste into energy. The project is being piloted in Turkey, with other facilities set for the Mamara region and Istanbul. The company said it later hopes to repeat the projects in other countries.