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Lebanon: Chekka inaugurates new bag filter

26 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cimenterie Nationale has inaugurated the new bag filter at its Chekka plant. The new filter will reduce SOx and NOx emissions to 15mg/m3, well below the international norm of 50mg/m3. At the ceremony, which was attended by more than 200 distinguished guests, Cimenterie Nationale’s CEO, Pierre Doumet, said the new filter was testimony to “a permanent modernisation” of the works, a plan started two-and-a-half years ago by the company. However, the US$200m project is still awaiting the r...

Chekka's new process core

21 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim upgrades the Simatic DCS in its Chekka plant, Lebanon, in record time with the help of Siemens Solutions Partner Esprocessing. The upgrade delivered a new control system to the Lebanese plant in a two-phase project that saw site work completed in less than three days. Holcim's Chekka cement works supplies cement to local Lebanese markets as well as further afield in the Middle East In practice, the cement production process consists of many simultaneous and continuous ope...