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Van Aalst partners Scania in cement carrier project

11 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Van Aaslt has contributed in the development in the first Tier III Scania self-discharging cement carrier called 'NACC Alicudi'. The 120m vessel operates Scania IMO tier III diesel engines with a unique pneumatic conveying system for loading and unloading cement, fly ash and granulated slag. The vessel had to fit the Scania Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system in the engine room deckhouse, which was smaller as the previous non-SCR equipped engine room deckhouse. This resulted into l...

Lebanon: Chekka inaugurates new bag filter

26 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cimenterie Nationale has inaugurated the new bag filter at its Chekka plant. The new filter will reduce SOx and NOx emissions to 15mg/m3, well below the international norm of 50mg/m3. At the ceremony, which was attended by more than 200 distinguished guests, Cimenterie Nationale’s CEO, Pierre Doumet, said the new filter was testimony to “a permanent modernisation” of the works, a plan started two-and-a-half years ago by the company. However, the US$200m project is still awaiting the r...

USA: Hagerstown plant US$96m upgrade

26 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim (US) has completed a US$96m upgrade on its Hagerstown plant, Maryland. The facility has existed for over 100 years and according John Stull, CEO of US operations for LafargeHolcim, the latest improvements "really should help this plant to serve the community for another 20 to 30 years.” The project, during which the plant remained operational, took two years to complete and complies with federal environmental regulations. Oliver Terver, Hagerstown plant manager, spoke of the company...