Wastewater purification in cement plants

Wastewater purification in cement plants
Published: 05 March 2007

Holcim Cement Plant launched the construction of a new wastewater purification system worth more than EUR 500,000.

Holcim Ltd. has been paying significant attention to the environmental issues ever since it bought the cement plant in Popovac near Paraćinseveral years ago, investing around EUR5m into fitting new procession filters and dust emission monitoring equipment.

The purifying facility will treat wastewater discharged into the Toplik River and enhance purity of the river stream polluted by cement production residue. After completing the Toplik river purification unit, Holcim Serbia plans to set up one more distillation system for the Crnica river wastewater.