US: increase in average kiln sizes

US: increase in average kiln sizes
Published: 03 December 2014

Tagged Under: US PCA 

US kiln sizes increased over the 2010-13 period, according to the PCA’s 2013 Plant Information Summary.

The latest summary highlights that the average kiln now is equipped with an annual capacity of 698,000t, up from 673,000t in 2010.

The report shows that the US cement industry operates operates 106 cement plants (99 clinker-producing and seven grinding facilities). This includes just under 100Mta of clinker capacity and 126Mta of finish grinding capability.