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VTT electric kiln targets carbon neutral cement production

09 December 2022, Published under Cement News

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an electric rotary kiln that is capable of making cement production close to carbon neutral. Powered by low-emission electricity, the kiln enables the capture of pure CO2 when lime is burned in the pre-calcination phase of cement production. VTT has successfully completed several experiments using different feedstocks between November 2021 and October 2022, with the participation of Finnish cement producer Finnsementti and Nordka...

Decarbonisation in the lime sector

13 May 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Air Liquide partnered Lhoist for the operation of a carbon capture facility at Lhoist's Rety lime plant in France. ICR looks at how the lime sector has set about decarbonising and where its major pilot projects are starting up. The Lhoist project in the Hauts-de-France region will capture 0.6Mta of CO2 and the captured gases are to be transported to a multimodal CO2 export hub, before being permanently stored in the North Sea as part of the D'Artagnan project. One of a number of s...

SigmaRoc records turnover of GBP49.3m in 2021

25 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Building material producer SigmaRoc plc has announced its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2021 with turnover more than doubling to GBP272m and underlying EBITDA rising to GBP49.3m. The group’s trading and operational performance for 2021 was solid. Overall, on a LfL basis, the value of upstream quarried materials sold increased by two per cent. Value added product sales increased by 14 per cent, with value added services increasing by 16 per cent. These figures include th...