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Keeping Austria’s air clean

11 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Rather than a traditional pulse-jet cleaning system, Rohrdorfer Zement opted for a state-of-the-art SWAP-based dust removal system to replace the existing kiln and raw mill electrostatic precipitator at its Gmunden plant in Austria. The system is currently under construction and scheduled to come online later this year. By CTP Team, Italy. Figure 1: from the left, the sonic wave of the SWAP cleaning system travels along the bag In 2020 Rohrdorfer Zement decided to replace the ex...

RHI Magnesita appoints new COO

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita has announced a new member of its global executive management team. Effective from 1 October 2021, Rajah Jayendran, currently head of operations Europe/CIS/Turkey, succeeds Gerd Schubert, who is preparing to retire, as c hief operations officer (C OO). Stefan Borgas, CEO of RHI Magnesita, emphasises: "Rajah Jayendran has proven in- and outside our company that he is an excellent operations manager, holding the reputation of a reliable and accurate partner. His track re...

Claudius Peters completes Schretter & Cie silo system

13 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Claudius Peters announced that one of its latest silo projects is now in commercial operation. In cooperation with our customer Schretter & Cie GmbH & Co KG, Claudius Peters has designed and realised a new silo plant that is customised to fit in the landscape at the Vils cement plant in Austria.   In the first step, Claudius Peters Projects GmbH delivered an aeroslide conveying system from the cement mill to the existing silos including state-of-the-art silo bottom aeration system...

Baumit invests in new clinker cooler

25 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Baumit's Wopfing cement plant in Piestingtal, Austria, has invested EUR5.6m in the modernisation of the plant's clinker cooler. "The new clinker cooler uses an innovative cooling system that saves us almost 20mkWh of energy per year in the cement works – 90 per cent of which is thermal energy and 10 per cent electrical energy," explains Manfred Tisch, technical director of Baumit GmbH. "This corresponds to the energy consumption of 1000 households per year." The clinker cooler typ...

A TEC to supply new preheater for Mannersdorf plant

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Following A TEC’s successful order for a flash dryer at Lafarge Mannersdorf , the Austrian company has been awarded a project for a new preheater at the same plant, i n cooperation with Aliacem. The order will include the supply of cyclones, including riser ducts for stage four of the double-string preheater. The new design by A TEC will reduce the pressure drop and increase preheater efficiency. The project will be realised in the upcoming winter maintenance stop in 2022.

Loesche to supply a raw material grinding plant to Mannersdorf plant

02 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Loesche received an order to supply a raw material grinding plant to the Lafarge cement plant Mannersdorf at the end of 2020. Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH (LafargeHolcim) in Austria operates the Mannersdorf and Retznei plants with a cement capacity of approximately 1.6Mta. In recent years, the customer had carried out extensive modernisations of the Mannersdorf cement plant. For example, the entire pyroprocess meets the latest standards and alternative fuels are being successfully used. La...

Lafarge Mannersdorf orders new BEUMER conveying system

23 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH in Mannersdorf, Austria, has awarded the contract for a conveying system for alternative fuels and materials to BEUMER Group. The Mannersdorf plant uses plastic waste as an alternative fuel and raw materials. However, when the old conveying system was irreparably damaged after a fire in June 2020, the company commissioned BEUMER Group to supply a new and more powerful system. The order includes two pipe conveyors, which convey the material. The first conveyor has...

CTP Team presses ahead with ESP conversion at Rohdorfer Zement

10 February 2021, Published under Cement News

CTP Team SRL is currently working at the site of  Rohdorfer Zement, Austria, where the assembly activities of a dust emission control project are on-going. The EPC project is aimed at replacing the existing two electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) on the kiln raw mill with one new fabric filter with a design capacity of 450,000Am 3 /h. The new fabric filter will capture 186t of dust, the equivalent of nine trucks at full load each hour. Dust emission levels at stack will be compli...

Lafarge Zementwerke orders A TEC Flash Dryer for Mannersdorf

24 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH awarded A TEC the contract for the implementation of the Flash Dryer to be installed at its 1.1Mta Mannersdorf plant in Austria. The dryer will help the plant to reduce the moisture content of RDF for the kiln burner. The A TEC Flash Dryer enables the use of various waste heat sources (including clinker cooler flue gas, bypass gas, preheater gas). The material is dosed to the hot gas flow in the flash dryer and transported with this gas flow, while the moisture is e...

LafargeHolcim's Mannersdorf plant set for carbon capture project

29 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Austria’s energy and petrochemicals company OMV and polymers firm Borealis have signed a memorandum of understanding with Verbund and LafargeHolcim to jointly develop the “Carbon2ProductAustria” (C2PAT) project, which aims to capture almost 100 per cent of the 700,000tpa of CO 2 emitted from LafargeHolcim’s cement plant in Mannersdorf. The CO 2 is expected to be transformed to renewable-based hydrocarbons, which in turn can be used to produce fuel or a feedstock to manufacture value-add...