International Cement Review articles tagged under : Case Studies

13 September 2022

A plant for the future

Cementos Molins Industrial’s Sant Vicenç dels Horts plant, which can be visited during this year’s Cemtech Europe conference and exhibition on 2-5 October in Barcelona, has seen significant investment into sustainability. From a new kiln to investment in its integration into the circular economy, the state-of-the-art cement plant aims to reduce its environmental impact. By Cementos Molins Indu...

09 August 2022

Argos triples port capacity

Cementos Argos recently inaugurated a second port terminal in Cartagena, Colombia. The project is part of the company’s wider port expansion project and represents the Latin American cement producer’s ambitions to in...

28 June 2022

Suez Cement to build Egypt’s first cement WHR

Egypt-based Suez Cement is preparing to commission the country’s first waste heat recovery (WHR) facility in a cement plant by 2023. The project aims to reduce the plant’s carbon emissions by approximately 40,000tpa....

09 May 2022

Inside Lehigh Hanson’s Mitchell K4 project

Lehigh Hanson’s Mitchell K4 project represents one of the largest and most significant investments in new capacity for parent company HeidelbergCement. As a leading North American cement producer, Lehigh Hanson’s inv...

Calciner NOx reduction  and AF use 25 April 2022

Calciner NOx reduction and AF use

Computational modelling has helped Cyprus-based Vassiliko Cement Works to reduce NOx emissions in the calciner while increasing the use of alternative fuels, supporting the company’s drive to produce cement in a sust...

12 April 2022

Bringing down temperature

Vietnam’s tropical climate, with its high humidity, places extra challenges on FICO-YTL’s grinding plant operations in Tay Ninh, affecting the performance of the final product. However, following an upgrade the cemen...

Optimising Salonit Anhovo’s crushing process 28 March 2022

Optimising Salonit Anhovo’s crushing process

When Slovenia-based producer Salonit Anhovo looked to optimise its primary crushing process, thyssenkrupp Cement Technologies implemented a modern, alternative system into an existing building. The new double-shaft h...

25 January 2022

Powering up Pecém

In July 2021 Votorantim Cimentos announced the start of a new line at its grinding plant in Pecém, Brazil. The 0.8Mta expansion aims to produce cement in a more environmentally friendly way, in accordance with the co...

18 January 2022

Net zero from the ground up

The drive towards net-zero cement production is having an impact on all parts of the supply chain, including raw material extraction. For Nuh Çimento it was a rallying call to make mining operations more sustainable,...

21 December 2021

West Africa: progress in times of a pandemic

CBMI Construction is currently undertaking an EPC plant project in west Africa, spanning an entire cement production line from raw materials crushing to packing and dispatch. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, the pro...

07 December 2021

CEMEX UK: innovations for fossil fuel phase out

CEMEX is committed to achieving carbon neutrality through innovation and investment in future-forward technology. Paul Fletcher, head of sustainability Europe, CEMEX, discusses how the route to net zero using groundb...

29 November 2021

Sivas revisited

Votorantim Cimentos’ Sivas cement plant in Turkey was completed in 2017 as an EP project by Tianjin Cement Industry Design & Research Institute Co (TCDRI), part of Sinoma International Engineering Co. In this report,...

19 October 2021

Gasin Cement’s road to RDF

Faruk Investment Group (FIG) has recently launched a mechanical biological treatment facility in the city of Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq. The project aims to tackle the issue of uncontrolled municipal solid waste by ...

14 September 2021

Lukavac’s AF initiatives

Since being privatised in 2001, the Lukavac cement plant in Bosnia-Herzegovina has seen a number of major investments. In more recent years, the focus has been on fine-tuning existing equipment to increase the plant’...

09 August 2021

Working in the present, looking to the future

While 2020 was a difficult year for the cement industry, Brazil’s leading cement player adapted and continued its expansion. Sustainability and the health and safety of its staff were key considerations in addressing...

06 July 2021

Modern milling in Mexico

Encouraged by healthy construction demand and promising growth potential, two regional cement manufacturers have decided to invest in cement grinding facilities in Yucatán, Mexico. Both Cementos Fortaleza and Holcim ...