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Hanson UK wins planning permission for new Padeswood SRF facility

03 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Flintshire Council's planning committee has granted permission for a new solid revered fuel (SRF) facility at Heidelberg Material 's subsidary  Hanson UK ’s Padeswood cement site, which represents a GBP4m (US$4.95m/EUR4.55m) investment and will safeguard 177 jobs. The development will be in an area currently used to park trailers, with an internal access road, and an electricity substation using SRF as an alternative fuel source.  The project will refine SRF to make it suitable for ...

Hanson UK welcomes GBP20bn Government decarbonisation commitment

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK's CEO, subsidiary of Heidelberg Materials , has welcomed the UK Government's GBP20bn (US$24.1bn/EUR22.8bn) investment commitment to decarbonise heavy industry. Simon Willis,  Hanson UK 's CEO, said: “We welcome the Government’s Green Energy Reset announcement and its ongoing commitment to carbon capture and storage (CCS), which is essential for the cement industry to decarbonise. Our proposed GBP400m Padeswood CCS project, in north Wales, will enable the production of net zer...