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Kuwait Cement Co invests in RDF plant

07 March 2024, Published under Cement News

In collaboration with the Kuwait Finance Ministry, the Kuwait Cement Co (KCC) has signed a 20-year agreement for the establishment of a refuse-derived fuel (RDF) plant at a waste disposal site in Mina Abdullah, just south of Kuwait City. According to The People’s Network, the contract enables the cement producer to use the fuel produced by the new RDF facility to enhance its operational efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint.  In a bourse statement, the agreement was described as a ...

Lindner creates Lindner France with Groupe Cimme

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Recycling specialist Lindner is establishing Lindner France with Groupe Cimme. Lindner’s recycling solutions and shredders efficiently process a wide range of different waste streams into reusable materials and partiularly RDF and SRF for teh cement sector.   The foundation of Lindner France constitutes an important strategic step. Through increased local presence, Lindner wants to foster proximity to its customers and offer tailor-made solutions and excellent, first-hand service. “Franc...

KHD host Saudi cement sector at Vision 2030 Symposium

15 June 2023, Published under Cement News

KHD hosted executives of the Saudi cement sector at the one-day KHD Vision 2030 Symposium. Taking place at the Hyatt Olaya Hotel in Riyadh, attendees discussed matters with KHD executives, sales representatives as well as experts from the company’s pyroprocessing and grinding departments. Representatives from KHD’s EPC partner, AVIC International Beijing, and knowledge partner A3&Co ® , also spoke, while two panel discussions provided the opportunity to hear insight and feedback from the cem...

Lindner’s shredding technology at work in Mexico

17 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Regenera, a CEMEX subsidiary, has committed itself to collecting and recovering waste and has established more than 10 waste collection centres throughout Mexico. However, the focus is not only on collecting but also on expertly recovering waste. While some types of waste can be successfully recycled, non-recyclables are used to produce high-quality refuse-derived fuel (RDF). At its flagship plant, the Monterrey waste recovery facility, Regenera relies on the experience of recycling pionee...

Geminor HUB supplying Aalborg Cement has record year

09 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Geminor's waste treatment HUB in Aalborg, Denmark, processed 99,538t of waste in 2022. Last year, the waste treated in the Aalborg HUB went to 10 different off-takers, the biggest being the Aalborg Portland cement factory which receives tailor-made SRF as secondary fuel. The Aalborg HUB was actually closed down in 2019 due to low activity but was soon after moved to a bigger location and reopened when Geminor’s partnership with Aalborg Portland was extended. Since then, Gemini has be...

UltraTech Cement to take excess RDF waste

28 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The Manali Municipal Council (MC) has sent letters to the Kullu MC along with the Bhuntar and Banjar Nagar Panchayats, asking them not to send garbage to the waste treatment plant at Rangri in Manali, from 1 December, citing the excessive accumulation of waste at the local plant. Further, orders have also been issued to the company operating the plant not to accept   rubbish from any other place than Manali. Manali MC Executive Officer (EO), Mr BR Negi, said   even nearby panchayats had ...

Picton plant applies for alternative low-carbon fuel permit

01 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement plant in Picton is examining alternative low-carbon fuels as part of its operations at the facility on County Road 49, just north of Picton, Ontario, Canada. Lehigh ( HeidelbergCement Group ) intends to replace and supplement the use of fossil fuels required to make Portland cement at the plant. Lehigh has initiated the technical process which also involves an amendment to the Environmental Protection Act, in a bid to permanently use alternative low-carbon fuels (ALCFs) at...

Shredder converts waste into RDF for Colombia's cement industry

25 August 2022, Published under Cement News

An UNTHA CR2000 shredder is set to drive forward Geofuturo’s energy-from-waste (EfW) operations in Colombia, converting the country’s waste into refuse-derived fuel (RDF) for the cement industry. The equipment will be processing approximately 2200tpm of materials at the firm’s new EfW plant, Geoparque, in Cartagena. The materials, which include waste wood, textiles, plastics and leather, would have previously been sent to landfill. Geofuturo expect to decrease the amount of waste sent to ...

WKE pellets greener than firing coal or gas

08 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Solid improved recovered fuel (SIRF) pellets perform significantly better than coal and natural gas on carbon emissions, according to a new report by management consultant and waste specialist Monksleigh. The research was commissioned by waste-to-pellet company Waste Knot Energy (WKE). According to the findings, there are substantial benefits to using SIRF pellets, including that they perform two times better on CO 2  emissions than natural gas, and three and a half times better th...

MDG Handling Solutions wins Ciplan alternative fuel handling order

28 April 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions has been awarded the design, manufacture and testing of the complete new mechanical handling system for RDF alternative fuel system for the group Ciplan in Brazil. The project consist of a specially-tailored apron weighing conveyor and a huge main apron feeder as a collector. The assembly and testing of the weighing conveyor in underway at the company’s Italian workshop.