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Exshaw’s epic expansion

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

This year’s IEEE plant tour will be held at the Lafarge Canada Exshaw Plant, a member of LafargeHolcim. The cement works recently completed a major upgrade, which saw the facility not only increase production capacity by 60 per cent, but also improve plant efficiency and reduce emissions. The project included the installation of a new kiln. By ICR Research, UK, Lafarge Canada Exshaw Plant, Canada, KHD Humboldt Wedag and Gebr Pfeiffer Inc, USA. The IEEE plant tour will be conducted at ...

USA: Exshaw modernisation produces first clinker

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The Lafarge plant at Exshaw celebrated a key accomplishment as groundwork continues for the next chapter in the cement plant's 100-plus-year history.
 The Exshaw expansion is currently the biggest global investment Lafarge is undertaking, and now the cement company is able to see the rewards of its expensive expansion come to life. First clinker was achieved at the multi-hundred million-dollar plant expansion from the newly-established Kiln 6.
 “What we achieved (on May 22) was a major...

RHI wins order at Lafarge Exshaw works

22 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Austrian refractory materials maker RHI AG has been awarded a supply contract for around EUR10m from Lafarge for its plant in Exshaw, western Canada. Under the contract, RHI will deliver material for the expansion of the plant.

Exshaw achieves environmental milestone

21 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada Inc announced its cement plant in Exshaw, Alberta, has met its target to reduce emissions of dust, sulphur dioxide (SO 2 ) and oxides of nitrogen (NO x ) from its existing cement kiln line, and achieved zero water discharge from its operations.   As part of its expansion, which will increase manufacturing capacity by 60 per cent, Lafarge upgraded an existing manufacturing line and is constructing a new kiln line.  With the upgrade of the existing line now complete, Exshaw has ...

KHD supplies Lafarge Ravena and Exshaw projects

11 March 2014, Published under Cement News

KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG’s US-based office, Humboldt Wedag Inc, is executing two orders with Lafarge North America Inc and Lafarge Canada Inc (Lafarge) for engineering, delivery of equipment, and site services of new clinker lines at their Exshaw and Ravena plants. KHD’s scope of supply for the projects begins with the raw material feed and ends at clinker handling. Both plants will utilise the same KHD environmentally friendly and state-of-the-art core equipment, including:   •...

Lafarge Exshaw project heading for approval, Canada

26 July 2012, Published under Cement News

The proposed Lafarge Canada cement plant expansion application for Exshaw will go back to the Municipal District of Bighorn's planning commission today after being tabled last week for more information, according to reports in local newspaper, the Canmore Leader. The application was discussed and dissected for more than two hours at the MPC meeting on July 18 before commission members voted to table it to this week. The eight-day break gave the company and officials time to exchange addi...

Lafarge: June '12

06 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has launched its 'Sustainability Ambitions 2020' programme, which sets 34 new sustainability ambitions. These include an increase to 50 per cent of the portion of non-fossil fuels, which is to include a 30 per cent share for bio-mass, a 33 per cent reduction of CO2 emissions compared with 1990 and 20 per cent of the concrete produced containing re-used and recycled materials. The group aims to generate an additional EUR1750m of EBITDA between 2012 and 2015. The main item is to be...

Lafarge Canada plans Exshaw expansion

21 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada plans to expand its Exshaw cement plant which will involve a new kiln line as well as upgrades to meet  higher environmental standards and improve productivity. The company is now calling for the public’s opinion on its proposals to manage possible issues like increased traffic. “We’re looking at how we can mitigate the impact to the community,” Heinz Knopfel, plant’s manager, said. Foundation work for the expansion is expected to start this autumn after permits are in p...