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Aker Solutions wins Norcem carbon capture study contract

26 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Aker Solutions has won a contract for concept studies at Norcem's cement production facility in Brevik, and Yara International's ammonia plant on Herøya, Norway. Norcem and Yara are among three companies in the running to receive funding from the Norwegian government to build and operate a full-scale carbon capture plant at their respective facilities. The government aims to fund at least one of the plants, which would be operational by 2022. "Perfecting carbon capture will be key...

Ferus Smit delivers world’s first LNG-powered cement tanker

31 December 2015, Published under Cement News

In the weeks before Christmas 2015, Ferus Smit delivered her Nb. 423, the first LNG powered cement tanker to her owners. The delivery was preceded by an extensive programme of trials and tests in which the proper working and safety of all systems was verified. Finally on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 MV Greenland left the harbour of Delfzijl, The Netherlands, on her first commercial voyage to Rostock, Germany, where she will receive her first cement load. MV Greenland is a dedicated cement...

Norcem selects Aker carbon capture technology

19 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Aker Solutions won an order from Norcem for a feasibility study on the development of the world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture facility for use in cement production. Cement flue gas contains about 18 percent CO2 by volume. Initial studies have demonstrated that the carbon capture plant will be compact and cost-efficient. Heat integration studies have concluded that about half of the CO2 emission from the cement plant in Brevik can be captured by utilisation of waste heat from the c...

FLSmidth signs service agreement with Heidelberg

01 October 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has agreed with HeidelbergCement on a one-year service agreement contract to support its cement plant in Kjøpsvik in Norway. The service agreement between HeidelbergCement and FLSmidth is based on a partnership between FLSmidth's global team of specialists and the HeidelbergCement Kjøpsvik operators and process engineers. The FLSmidth team will real-time monitor and diagnose the plant and advise the Kjøpsvik process operators and process engineers on improvements, increasing availa...

Cemex opens new marine terminal in Norway

16 August 2013, Published under Cement News

The southern Norwegian port of Kristiansand is now home to Cemex’s fifth marine terminal. “With this strategically-located terminal in Kristiansand we close the gap between the west and east coast of Norway, because we could not reach this geographic region by truck,” explained Andreas Rotermund, Cemex Deutschland’s commercial and logistics vice president. The first cement cargo to be unloaded at the terminal was shipped from Cemex OstZement’s Rüdersdorf works in Germany. Following the...

Nordic stability lies ahead

24 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Nordic cement markets comprising Sweden, Norway, Finland, Demark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have many modern cement plants operating kilns with some of the highest alternative fuel substitution rates. The region also has a wealth of cement terminals and grinding stations, encouraging strong trade, especially via sea routes. Sweden, Norway and Finland are the three biggest Nordic cement markets, with Denmark a distant fourth in terms of cement demand. The three Baltic countrie...