Najran Cement launches trial operations of WHR plant, Saudi Arabia

Najran Cement launches trial operations of WHR plant, Saudi Arabia
Published: 13 January 2014


Najran Cement on Saturday launched on Saturday trial operations of the first phase of its waste heat recovery (WHR). The trial will take 10 days to complete and the commercial launch is yet to be announced.

The WHR project, with a projected power generation capacity of 27.1MW, is being carried out by China's Sinoma Energy Conservation on a turnkey basis.

The installatin will help Najran reduce CO2 emissions and HFO consumption, as well as improve energy efficiency.

Najran Cement operates an integrated cement plant in the Sultana area of Najran province with a clinker capacity of 15,500tpd from three kiln lines.