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New UK cement plant gets green light

08 December 2022, Published under Cement News

A new GBP40m (US$48.8m), 0.5Mta cement plant at Sheerness Docks in Kent, UK, has been given the go ahead. Despite a petition against the plant receiving over 1000 signatures, Kent County Council unanimously approved the plans on 7 December 2022. Councillors assured local residents that noise from the new plant will be closely monitored and the movement of trucks during the night would be restricted to once a month with residents receiving a warning in advance. The council also said that i...

CARBIOW biofuel project gets underway

16 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Work has officially begun on the Carbon Negative Biofuels from Organic Waste (CARBIOW) project, which aims to promote the conversion of organic waste to biofuels. The 42-month project is being funded by the EU under the Horizon Europe Programme to establish an efficient and scalable process to convert organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW) and other hard-to-utilise solid organic wastes to biofuels. Among its targets is the carbonisation of gasification ashes with carbon dioxide...