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Lhoist North America to construct new lime kiln at Marble Falls

14 May 2020, Published under Cement News

After extensive technical review, Lhoist North America has received permit approval from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for construction of a new energy-efficient lime kiln at its Marble Falls, Texas facility. The regulatory approval paves the way for Lhoist to begin construction on the significant expansion at the facility. The new vertical kiln, which is expected to be operational in 2021, is primarily driven by growing demand for Lhoist's high purity dolomitic lime product...

Mayur Resources moves closer to new cement and lime project go-ahead

12 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Mayur Resources' vision to build Papua New Guinea’s first cement project is becoming clearer after the company announced it had signed all the landholder compensation agreements required for the development of its flagship Central Cement and Lime project, near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Ongoing due diligence is continuing with potential strategic funding partners for the US$350m project which has a target annual production of 1.65Mta cement/clinker and 200,000tpa of quicklime for sup...

Gebr Pfeiffer wins lime equipment orders

09 March 2020, Published under Cement News

ECO-Zoloproduct invest LLC in 2018 started the construction of a modern high-tech lime production plant with the trademark ROSCA in Kassimow city, Ryazan region, Russia. The main products of the new plant will be lump lime as well as ground and hydrated lime of various fractions. The new plant products sales are scheduled for mid-2020. Gebr Pfeiffer signed in 2019 the first contract for the supply of a vertical roller mill MPS 160 B for quicklime grinding. Delivery and erection works are pl...

China steps into the lime light

25 October 2019, Published under Cement News

As the urbanisation rate in China increases and the government legislates for a more sustainable society, the use of lime is set to expand. This is expected to lead to the modernisation and consolidation of the country’s lime industry with fewer but larger lime plants, equipped with modern technology. By China Lime Association, China. Figure 1: lime demand in China’s industrial sectors, 2018 Following 40 years of rapid growth, China’s economic and social development has achieved...

Cimprogetti supervises RCI Lime Sdn Bhd's kilns remotely

13 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cimprogetti's Diagnostic Centre in Italy as been able to remotely connect to RCI Lime Sdn Bhd (Ipoh, Malaysia) and evaluate the supervision system status for kilns K4 and K5 before restoring the process parameters. Cimprogetti explained that this is a safe and positive experience on how to manage today a complex lime production site. The 'physical' processes of the kiln are monitored and implemented by the automation, supervision and control platform, the BOT Platform™, purposely developed ...

The finishing lime

18 February 2019, Published under Cement News

In this month’s Technical Forum, Dr Clark examines the conditions and complications under which raw materials compete for the available lime during the production of clinker. During the production of clinker, raw materials join a competition for available lime In the Technical Forum, Cemtech Workshops and CemNet Online Training we are always trying to improve understanding of the technology of the cement manufacturing process. At the heart of that process is the combination o...

BLA releases fifth sustainable development report

14 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The British Lime Association (BLA) has released its fifth sustainable development report which presents the industry's progress in 2014. The report features case studies from member companies detailing a range of innovative projects implemented by lime producers to improve their environmental and safety performance. Commenting on the industry's recent achievements, Richard Stansfield, BLA chairman, said: "Lime producers have made some significant and beneficial changes to the lime manufac...

Investment agreed for Khokh Tsav Cement-Lime

13 October 2015, Published under Cement News

The Mongolian cabinet has approved the draft agreement on investment for Khokh Tsav cement-lime plant and authorised the Minister of Industry, D Erdenebat, to sign the agreement. The plant was originally conceived in 2012, but had insufficient finances to go beyond the planning stages. The project consists of building a dry-process plant for cement-lime and clinker production, based at the Khokh Tsav lime deposit in Dalanjargalan soum of Dornogovi aimag. Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK) is t...

HeidelbergCement strengthens finances for Italcementi deal

03 September 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has strengthened its financing to prepare itself for the acquisition of Italcementi. On 31 August, the cement producer completed the disposal of its lime business in Germany to the Belgian Lhoist Group. Both companies agreed not to disclose any details about the transaction. In addition, HeidelbergCement successfully syndicated the bridge financing for the acquisition of Italcementi. All core banks of HeidelbergCement participated in equal shares in the syndication of the c...

Slakers and movers

08 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Poorly-slaked lime can have a major negative impact on lime consumption and the operating cost at an end-user’s site. The amount of lime used in the process is determined by a combination of slaking parameters. The optimisation of the slaking process will help drive operating costs down and also reduce CO 2 emissions. By Roman Stoiber, STT Enviro Corp Systems & Solutions, Canada. Lime production, conversion and what slaking efficiency really means to the end user When the slaki...