Taiwan Cement plans to increase alternative fuel use

Taiwan Cement plans to increase alternative fuel use
29 January 2018

Taiwan Cement Corp has announced plans to work with Beijing Orient Landscape & Environment Co Ltd to develop its involvement in the Chinese waste market, according to the Taipei Times. The company expects to work with waste management service provider Beijing Orient to bid on Chinese projects.

Taiwan Cement is creating technologies which will enable it to use tyres, plastics and petrochemical wastes to replace coal. Presently, the company is able process 200tpd of hazardous waste at its plant in Guizhou, China.

TCC International Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Taiwan Cement, will begin an alternative fuels pilot project at one of its plants in China. Taiwan Cement has a long-term target of processing 10Mta of toxic waste, which could result in a profit of over TWD20bn (US$688m).

Elsewhere, Taiwan Cement showed its willingness to grow in the green energy sector by providing three energy-related subsidies with TWD22.7bn of capital.

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