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Keystone Cement to switch to natural gas

22 July 2019, Published under Cement News

USA-based Keystone Cement has announced that its application for a US$320,950 state grant to extend a natural gas line to its plant in East Allen Township, Pennsylvania, has been approved. The company is looking to phase out coal in favour of natural gas as its primary fuel source, according to The Express Times. "The gas line will fuel the Portland cement rotary dry-process kiln and the preheater tower manufacturing equipment," stated the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic D...

Keystone agrees to pay air pollution fine, USA

21 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Keystone Cement Co, based in Bath, PA, has agreed to pay nearly US$200,000 for violating air quality standards over a four-year period, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said. According to a DEP statement, the company exceeded emission limits for certain pollutants and failed to satisfactorily self-report data from its continuous emissions monitoring system, which monitors sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide produced during kiln operations, local press r...