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Cemex Ventures invests in Carbon Upcycling Technologies

22 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex Ventures ( Cemex Group ) is investing in Carbon Upcycling Technologies, a Canadian startup and global leader in developing carbon utilisation and grinding technologies for the cement industry.   Carbon Upcycling's proprietary solution infuses carbon into a grinding process for industrial residues, such as slag and fly ashes, to produce a more reactive supplementary cementitious material. These materials can then be used to replace clinker in cement production. The blended cement an...

Anhui Panjing Cement repeats KHD order for a production line optimisation

20 October 2021, Published under Cement News

KHD (Humboldt Wedag India in collaboration with AVIC) has received another pyroprocess modification order from Anhui Panjing Cement Ltd Co. The follow-up project is the result of the successful completion of another successful pyroprocess upgrade project in 2020-21.   The new modernisation project will reuse as much of the existing equipment as possible. As Kiln Line 1 is almost identical to Line 2 (before its modification) this efficiency enhancing project will use almost the same ...

AVIC & KHD win Chinese NOx reduction order

15 October 2021, Published under Cement News

AVIC INTL Beijing and KHD have successfully signed an EPC contract with China United Cement Baoding Co Ltd, for another NO x -reducing modification of a 5000tpd clinker production line in China. AVIC INTL Beijing will serve as EPC contractor, while KHD will supply the Pyroredox equipment as the core technological solution. This project is the 13th production line in China that implements KHD’s Pyroredox gasifying reactor to achieve sustainable NO x emission reduction. The plant modificat...

Fives Pillard burner is commissioned in east Asia

27 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Fives Pillard reports it has commissioned a Novaflam ® Evolution burner for a cement plant in east Asia. Due to the travel restrictions linked to the health crisis, this commissioning was carried out remotely with the cooperation of the customer. The 143MW coal/petcoke Pillard Novaflam ® Evolution burner, with oil as start-up, was supplied as a replacement for an old competitor's burner. The aim of this replacement was to increase the kiln capacity to 9000 ,tpd without impacting...

Fujian Ansha Jianfu Cement's plant to save US$1.24m per annum

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Citic Heavy Industries (CHI) recently completed a greenfield 4500tpd smart cement plant for Fujian Ansha Jianfu Cement in Yongan, Fujian, China. The US$136m project is a green and sustainable smart cement plant that is expected to deliver savings of US$1.2m per annum. The design is argued to push the boundaries of traditional design to achieve ‘process automation by design’, which delivers digitalisation technologies to large-scale equipment. CHI synchronised design construction, del...

Votorantim Cimentos sees regional sales pick-up in 2Q21

12 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos recorded strong sales in all operating regions in the 2Q21. Price rises and reduced restrictions from the pandemic aided beter results than in the same period last year. In Brazil Votorantim Cimentos recorded a net revenue of BRL2565m (US$494.2m) in the 2Q21, up 46 per cent from BRL1760 in the 2Q20. Adjusted EBITDA grew by 167 per cent in 2Q21 in Brazil at BRL659m compared to BRL247m in the 2Q20. "Brazil has seen 30 per cent increase in cement demand YoY,” said  Osvald...

Votorantim Cimentos records sales volume growth of 31% in 2Q21

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos’ sales volume rose to 9.8Mt in 2Q21 compared to 7.5Mt in 2Q20, a growth of 31 per cent. Strong sales were recorded on all countries of the company’s operations as a result of COVID-19 vaccinations and improving market dynamics in all regions.  Osvaldo Ayres, Votorantim Cimentos’ chief financial officer, said: "The company's consolidated net revenue improved by 50 per cent, when compared to 2Q20, reaching BRL5809m (US$1107.1m) in 2Q21 mainly relating to higher volumes a...

Vortex Asia-Pacific reopens Shanghai office

03 August 2021, Published under Cement News

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, solids and bulk handling components company Vortex Asia-Pacific is pleased to announce it has reopened a physical office in Shanghai, China. The new location is in the heart of downtown Shanghai and will serve Vortex’s customers in China and a variety of countries on the Asian continent. "We are extremely pleased that we can start to move on from the past 18 months and that our Asia-Pacific customers are getting all the support they need from our n...

LafargeHolcim is moving back towards its roots

09 April 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim recently acquired Firestone Building Products as the next move in its restructured building materials portfolio. The US$3.4bn purchase is considered an acquisition to help reduce the company's exposure to emerging markets while bolstering the finishing products arm of its business. Following the drive towards urban markets Leading building material companies have been on a restructuring pathway since the global financial crisis in 2008. The main directive of this trend for...

HASLE resolves Asian plant’s coating problem with alternative fuels

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

An Asian cement plant has achieved a lifetime of 36 months for the inlet chamber and riser duct with HASLE D59A. The 8000tpd cement plant, operating on coal and up to 25 per cent alternative fuel, has achieved an outstanding life of three years in its inlet chamber and riser duct using HASLE D59A. Previously, the cement plant was experiencing severe coating in the inlet chamber and riser duct. HASLE’s D59A castable is highly resistant to coating, thermal shock and abrasion. To achieve the...