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FLSmidth and Haldor Topsoe sign cooperation agreement

29 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Haldor Topsoe A/S, a leader in catalysis, and FLSmidth signed a cooperation agreement that marks the beginning of a joined effort to commercialise a newly-developed catalytic filter bag technology. The product will carry the brand name EnviroTex TM catalytic filter bags and is capable of removing dust, volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides in one integrated process, FLSmidth said in a statement. Industries including cement, power, biomass, waste incineration as well as glass and...

Tenova TAKRAF Africa wins order for reverse pulse bagfilters for PPC plants

25 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Tenova TAKRAF Africa has been awarded two contracts by South Africa’s leading cement producer, PPC, to supply reverse pulse bagfilters to replace existing  electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) at PPC’s Slurry facility near Mahikeng, North West Province, and its De Hoek cement plant in the Western Cape.  Replacement of the ESPs with reverse pulse bagfilter technology is part of  a PPC company-wide initiative to upgrade its dust control systems. This initiative is in line with the company’s on...

SPCB issues notice to Orissa plant, India

31 January 2014, Published under Cement News

The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has issued a show cause notice to UltraTech Cement’s factory in the village of Arda, Orissa, for violating pollution norms and asked the company to respond within 15 days as to why action should not be taken against it. Residents surrounding the plant have claimed that dust emissions are causing a health hazard. Mukesh Mahalinga, regional officer of SPCB, said the notice was issued after a team of inspectors visited the plant over the 5-10 December, ...

Helwan Cement Company launches new bag filter system, Egypt

25 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Helwan Cement Company, a subsidiary of Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), has launched its new bag filter system to significantly reduce plant dust emissions. The filter will cut Helwan Cement Company's dust emission rates to a maximum of 10mg/m3, which is lower than current Egyptian and European legal standards, Bruno Carre, chief executive officer of SCGC, stated during an inauguration ceremony for the new installation. Among those also in attendance at the launch were HE Mounir ...

Tieling Cement Co improves dust control efficiency, China

10 September 2013, Published under Cement News

NF Energy Saving Corporation has recently delivered eight of its PPC128-2 air box pulse bag dust collectors to the Tieling Cement Company owned by the Northern Heavy Industries Group. The units form part of a contract awarded to the China-based energy saving services and solutions provider by Tieling Cement in April 2013 to retrofit the dust removal system on the cement producer’s 4000tpd clinker line.??The air box pulse bag dust collectors feature a dust collection efficiency (99.9 per c...

Optimisation projects expected to lift TCK net profit, Bosnia

19 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Bosnian cement maker Tvornica Cementa Kakanj (TCK) expects its net profit to rise by 20-25 per cent to some BAM11-12m (EUR5.6-6.1m) thanks to optimisation measures. TCK’s cement sales are expected to be nearly flat at around 425,000t, director Branimir Muidza told SeeNews. However, ongoing investment and process optimisation measures are expected to bear fruit this year, leading to the projected rise in net profit. Part of the HeidelbergCement Group, TCK has been embarking on a number ...

Steady dust removal

22 October 2012, Published under Cement News

In May 2012, construction work started on a new filter-type electrostatic precipitator (ESF) at Taiheiyo Cement Corp’s Fujiwara cement plant in Japan. The latest upgrade would improve the work’s environmental performance due to its superior dust collection efficiency compared to conventional electrostatic precipitators (ESPs). Suitable for treating higher-temperature gas, the ESF was commissioned in June and has been steadily operating since. Taiheiyo Engineering Corporation, Japan, takes us...

Air emissions reduced

30 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia is improving its environmental record by enforcing stricter emissions targets for cement producers. Many of the older plants are modernising their dust control technology. Eastern Cement recently invited FLSmidth to reduce its particle emissions and increase its filter efficiency by installing two new fabric filters on two of its kiln lines and by converting two ESP units into bag filters for the alkali bypass system. Dr Ahsen Hussain, FLSmidth A/S Airtech – Air Pollution Contr...