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Fire put out at Cemex's Rugby cement plant

06 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Some 50 fire fighters and eight fire engines were called to Cemex's Rugby cement plant in Warwickshire, UK, at 2.15am on 5 November to put out a fire that had spread to four storeys of the 70m-high preheater tower. The blaze centred around a conveyor belt. A spokesman from Cemex said, "Cemex confirms there was a fire at the Rugby cement plant in the early hours of 5 November. We are grateful for the attendance of the fire service who brought the incident under control rapidly and limited t...

Terex completes Cemex refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system

26 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Terex Material Handling’s Demag Service team has completed a major refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system at the Cemex cement production facility in Rugby. The plant is Cemex’s largest UK operation, working 24/7 and outputting over 5000tpd. The 28m span, 18t SWL Demag double girder, overhead travelling crane, equipped with a 6t capacity bucket, is situated in the plant’s natural gypsum, synthetic gypsum and limestone store. Some 30 lorries per day deliver raw material, tipping it...

UK: environment agency approves Cemex recycling plant

13 June 2014, Published under Cement News

The UK Environment Agency (UKEA) has given the go-ahead for a solid fuel recyling unit to supply Cemex's Rugby cement plant in Warwickshire. Work is expected to start later this summer with recycling firm SITA UK set to run the plant, first proposed six years ago, on behalf of Cemex. Climafuel, as it the secondary fuel is known, is a solid waste-based fuel made from paper and cardboard, wood, carpet and textiles that cannot be recycled. The UKEA has said it would issue an environmental per...

SITA UK's SRF plant downsized

12 June 2013, Published under Cement News

A factory that will process recoiling material as Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) to power the Cemex Rugby cement works is to be smaller than planned. Recycling firm SITA UK said recent advancements in Climafuel technology mean the buildings next to the Cemex plant on Lawford Road no longer need to be as big as originally thought when the idea was first drawn up over five years go. It was intended the chimney would be almost 70ft, but will now be less than 50ft. The associated buildings on the ...

A raft of support for wildlife at new CEMEX nature reserve

13 November 2012, Published under Cement News

A new nature reserve is being created at a former CEMEX quarry and landfill site in Rugby, Warwickshire, UK. CEMEX UK initiated this imaginative restoration project in 2010 with the aim of converting the lime and clay quarry site at Parkfield Road, adjacent to its Rugby cement works, Warwickshire. The reserve is being created solely for nature to allow them to live and breed in peace and tranquility. An external viewing point is being provided for the local community to watch and enjoy the ...