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Reviving a 60s modern marvel

14 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Built in the early 1960s, the Lafarge cement plant in Ravena, New York, USA, has seen many changes. As part of a three-year modernisation project, the facility improved its grinding section with the help of Gebr Pfeiffer Inc. The project resulted in higher output as well as a more efficient and environmentally-friendly grinding process. By Chris Oesch, Gebr Pfeiffer Inc, USA. Gebr Pfeiffer installed an MVR 6000 R-6 vertical roller mill as part of the modernisation project at Laf...

KHD supplies Lafarge Ravena and Exshaw projects

11 March 2014, Published under Cement News

KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG’s US-based office, Humboldt Wedag Inc, is executing two orders with Lafarge North America Inc and Lafarge Canada Inc (Lafarge) for engineering, delivery of equipment, and site services of new clinker lines at their Exshaw and Ravena plants. KHD’s scope of supply for the projects begins with the raw material feed and ends at clinker handling. Both plants will utilise the same KHD environmentally friendly and state-of-the-art core equipment, including:   •...

Lafarge delays Ravena kiln project until 2017

25 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Lafarge will be allowed to delay the construction of new pollution control systems at its Ravena works in New York in exchange for an agreement to cut emissions more than previously planned. Lafarge had previously reached a legal settlement with both state and federal officials to reduce emissions of NOx and SO2 emissions at its plants in Ravena and elsewhere in the state. Lafarge had agreed to replace two lines at the Ravena plant with a new state-of-the-art kilns by the end of 2015 with a...

Fire at Lafarge Ravena works, USA

29 August 2012, Published under Cement News

A fire broke out at the Lafarge Ravena plant in Albany, NY on Monday as a rubber conveyor belt carrying limestone snapped and caught fire, according to John Reagan, public affairs manager for the Lafarge division. The blaze broke out after 2pm and it took firefighters about two hours to douse. The fire was contained to the conveyor belt was not in danger of spreading to the main cement plant. Mr Reagan says because the plant has limestone stockpiles, operations are continuing as usual. ...