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Fly ash or GGBS?

21 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Fly ash and ground granulated blastfurnace slag (GGBS) are regarded as conventional cement constituents in much of the world. The proportions used in concrete-making vary quite considerably and the price of the material is key when it comes to producing a cubic metre of concrete to the required specification at the lowest possible cost. Blastfurnace slag, a by-product of the iron-making process, is rapidly quenched if it is to be used in the manufacture of GGBS The terminolog...

Fly ash handling solutions

20 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Part of HeidelbergCement, Cementa AB in Slite, on the island of Gotland in Sweden, is one of Europe’s most modern and energy-efficient cement plants. Bulkteknik Sweden recently finished building a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling solution for the cement works. By Bulkteknik AB, Sweden. Bulkteknik Sweden recently completed a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling facility for Cementa’s Slite plant The new fly ash handling facility is a complete turnkey solutio...

Low carbon cement adds to Pembroke’s green credentials, UK

15 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The new 2160MW natural gas power station in Pembroke boosted its green credentials during the construction phase through the use of low-carbon Phoenix Portland fly-ash cement (BS EN 197-1 CEM II/B-V 42,5N) produced just 90 miles away which incorporated  fly-ash from its sister power station. Operator RWE npower worked closely with Aberthaw-based CelticAsh and Lafarge Tarmac’s Cement Works at East Aberthaw during the plant’s construction phase to overcome a number of tricky technical chall...

Reliance Infrastructure set to start output from Maharashtra unit

03 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (R-Infra) is set to begin producing cement from its grinding facility in Maharashtra this month and will sell it under the Reliance Cement brand. “We will produce cement from our grinding unit, which will start now. We will buy clinker from others and do the grinding part. We will also bag them,” said Lalit Jalan, chief executive officer of R-Infra told Business Standard. The first batch of Reliance-branded cement would be out by the end of the month. The grin...

Lafarge Republic signs fly ash supply deal, Philippines

30 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Republic has signed a deal with the provincial government of Bataan and GNPower Mariveles Coal Plant Co to buy fly ash to be produced at the latter’s 600MW power plant. Lafarge Republic (formerly Republic Cement Corp) said the deal will start once the power plant begins producing coal ash and will expire in November 2019. In June, Cemex Philippines signed a deal with Korea Electric Power (KEP) Corp to buy coal ash for around US$/t. KEP operates a 200MW power plant in the centra...