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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.

Geocycle to double capacity at Córdoba RDF facility

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim subsidiary Geocycle and the Municipality of Córdoba, Argentina, have signed an agreement to double the capacity of Geocycle’s waste processing plant at Piedra Blanca landfill. Inaugurated last November the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) plant currently has a capacity of 50,000tpa and the plan is to expand this to 100,000tpa. The facility is fully automated and processes the waste that arrives in the collection trucks operating in the central area. The garbage is shredded and screened...

Producing RDF in Russia

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The Kaluga Plant for the Production of Alternative Fuels (KZPAT), launched in May 2021, is Russia’s first integrated refuse-derived fuel (RDF) facility. Located in close proximity to Holcim’s Ferzikovo cement plant, the new processing line is helping the local cement sector support waste reform in Russia. By Konstantin Bojinov, CPConsult Ltd, Bulgaria The Kaluga Plant for the Production of Alternative Fuels (KZPAT) is Russia’s first official project in the field of refuse-derived f...

BMH Technology Oy wins MSW to RDF project order in Vietnam

17 February 2022, Published under Cement News

BMH Technology Oy will supply a Tyrannosaurus ®  waste-to-fuel plant to TTCL Vietnam Corp Ltd as the main EPC Contractor in Bắc Ninh province, Vietnam. The line will process municipal solid waste (MSW) collected in Bắc Ninh province, separate recyclables and refine the rejects into RDF. The delivery by BMH will be part of a waste-to-energy power plant that is being built for Thang Long Energy Environment JSC. The plant is designed to handle a total of 600tpd of fresh MSW and indu...

Geminor announce significant growth in material recycling in 2021

07 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Resource management company Geminor handled over 1.73Mt of waste in Europe in 2021. The recycling of waste wood, waste paper and plastics increased sharply, and the handling of feedstock for material recycling went up by 38 per cent last year.   With a total volume of 1,731,066t, Geminor consolidates its position as one of Europe's leading waste management companies in 2021. Refuse-derived fuel (RDF) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) still account for around two-thirds of the total volume ...

St Marys Cement seeks low CO2 fuel switch

19 November 2021, Published under Cement News

St Marys Cement (Votorantim group) intends to apply to Ontario's provincial government to use a different fuel mix at its St Marys Cement plant, Canada.  The company wants to use alternative low-carbon fuels (ALCF) to supplement the regular fuel mix of coal, natural gas and petcoke. The ALCF's "typically include wood and paper or plastics that cannot be recycled and are not odorous to partially offset an amount of traditional fuels,” said St Marys Cement. Ruben Plaza, t he plant'...