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SRF factory planned at Volos

16 July 2020, Published under Cement News

A new solid recovery fuel (SRF) plant is, under discussion in Volos, Greece. The new facility would supply RDF to the cement industry, but the plans face local opposition over pollution concerns. The Volos cement factory is owned by Heracles Cement (LafargeHolcim) and with a capacity of 4.9Mta is one of Europe's largest cement plants. The cement plant already coprocesses municipal waste and has a permit to burn up to 200,000tpa of RDF and 60,000t of sewage sludge. The cement plant wants to...

Re-Gen Waste expands alternative fuel facility

22 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Ireland-based Re-Gen Waste has invested GBP5m to develop its alternative fuel production facility at Carnbane industrial estate, Newry. The expanded facility is expected to reach full production by next month. The company already exports 80,000tpa of solid recovered fuel (SRF) but will now manufacture higher calorific value pellets and baled material for the cement and steel industries. The material will be shipped to Europe through local ports. “This is an incredibly important area of...

Andusia forms partnership with SRF producer for Mediterranean exports

23 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Andusia has partnered with Mid UK Recyling (Beaupar group), the UK's largest solid recovered fuel (SRF) producer. The partnership will see the companies export more than 20,000t of SRF to two cement plants in the Mediterranean. Eamonn Hanley, group operations director at Mid UK Recycling, commented: "The significant investment in multiple SRF production lines has allowed the company to produce bespoke alternative fuels that can be tailored to a customer’s exacting requirements. This proacti...

Andusia and Powerday form SRF agreement

29 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Andusia has signed a solid recovered fuel (SRF) supply contract with Powerday PLC, London's largest waste recycling and waste management company. Andusia and Powerday have formed a partnership to export 10,000t of SRF annually to be recovered at a Mediterranean cement plant. Powerday has the capacity to process up to 1.6Mta of construction, demolition, municipal, commercial and industrial waste. Using the latest technology to recycle and recover, the company is committed to providing 10...

Andusia starts SRF exports to Mediterranean

16 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Andusia exported their first consignment of solid recovered fuel (SRF) to a Mediterranean cement plant last month. This is Andusia's first SRF contract and the process has proven to be a success, especially during a period when other companies in the industry are seeing a decline in their export figures, according to a company statement. Mark Terrell, director at Andusia, said: "As Andusia diversify into other forms of recovered fuels exported to Europe and also within the UK, we hope t...

From waste to co-processing

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

The route from the waste collection point to co-processing in a cement kiln is not without its challenges and too often, the thermal potential of waste as an alternative fuel in cement production is insufficiently understood. To use such wastes successfully as alternative fuels in cement pyroprocessing lines, their nature and treatment process needs to be understood. By Dr Hubert Baier, WhiteLabel-TandemProjects eU, Germany. Figure 1: incoming waste requires assessment in terms of its...

Vassiliko Cement in talks to take SRF/RDF waste

23 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The Water Development Department (WDD) in Cyprus is in talks with Vassiliko Cement Works to use byproducts generated at the municipal waste treatment plant at Pentakomo as alternative fuels as an alternative to landfill. The government would have to pay Vassiliko to take in the SRF/RDF sludge, reported the Cyprus Mail. Vassiliko has requested additional sample analyses of the byproduct to determine whether the RDF/SRF mix suits its needs. The WDD said that it might be possible for the P...

Irish Cement plans to reduce carbon emissions

22 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Irish Cement has stated that its plans to increase alternative fuels usage is not a move to develop a waste incinerator, according to The Irish Times. The company has been using 120,000t of residual waste at its Platin cement works and has requested permission to increase the volume to 600,000t. The new plans submitted to Bord Pleanála for approval would allow the company to replace up to 85 per cent of its fossil fuels with alternative fuels. The project would help reduce Ireland’s carbo...

N+P extend SRF supply order with Vassiliko Cement

22 September 2017, Published under Cement News

N+P has agreed an extended solid recovered fuel (SRF) supply agreement with Vassiliko Cement Works and its subsidiary Enerco Energy Recovery. The contract will now run until 31 December 2020, with an option to further extend this cooperation to 31 December 2022. Since 2015 N+P has delivered SRF from the UK and Italy in sea containers and bulk vessels to Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Ltd in Cyprus. The Vassiliko Cement Works uses SRF as secondary fuel to replace fossil fuels, s...

UK: Quinn Cement seeks sustainable future

24 February 2017, Published under Cement News

To achieve a more sustainable manufacturing process and further decrease imported fossil fuel consumption, Quinn Cement has adopted the use of alternative fuels from local residual waste materials to co-fuel production. The introduction of solid recovered fuel (SRF) into the manufacturing process has already begun, with the potential for the company to reduce its use of coal by up to 50 per cent annually. The end result is a saving of 1t CO 2 /1t SRF used. This successful transition to ...