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WHR testing begins at Secil

30 August 2023, Published under Cement News

The CTP Team waste heat recovery (WHR) system being installed at Secil , Portugal, has entered the testing phase with each piece of equipment being individually checked prior to commissioning and start-up. According to the company, the fans of the air-to-air heat exchanger have been tested using a temporary power source. The 7.2MW WHR system integrates three different heat sources to generate electricity: AQC boiler, PH boiler, and solar field. The system features a 15,172m 2 total heat...

Pipe conveying in Portugal

24 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Pipe conveyors offer several advantages compared to conventional conveyors, including the ability to easily overcome obstacles with curves, no need for transfer points, the absence of material spillage and very limited environmental impact. Demonstrating the benefits of this system in practice, Bedeschi’s recent installation of an alternative fuels pipe conveying system for the SECIL Group’s Outão cement plant in Portugal has proven to be a good fit for the producer’s Clean Cement Line R&D i...

Cimpor to install Portugal’s first Pyrorotor® alternative fuel solution

11 July 2023, Published under Cement News

KHD has received a contract from Cimpor Portugal ( Oyak Group ) to modernise production line 7 at its Alhandra cement plant. The contract further strengthens the long-standing relationship between Oyak Group and KHD.  The project will see production capacity increased at the Alhandra plant from 3000tpd to 3600tpd, as well as allowing thermal substitution rates of more than 80+ per cent to be achieved. It includes the first installation of KHD’s innovative Pyrorotor ® alternative fuel com...

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions achieves first clinker at Outão

17 April 2023, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has announced the success of   first clinker produced at the Secil Outão plant, near Sétubal in Portugal.   The thyssenkrupp Polysius construction and start-up teams reached this milestone at the beginning of the the second week of April 2023, after a heating of about 72 hours.  This project is referred to as the ‘ CCL - Clean Cement Line ’ and is designed to lower NO x and CO 2 emissions at the outao plant.

Secil launches Concrete Verdi Zero

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Secil has launched Concrete Verdi Zero, the first concrete with zero CO₂ emissions in Portugal, an innovative and sustainable product that meets the objectives of achieving carbon neutrality in the cement industry by 2050 and the necessary decarbonisation of the construction sector.     “With the launch of Verdi Zero concrete, Secil takes a step forward in the construction of a more sustainable future, with buildings and infrastructures that are less carbon-intensive and have less im...

Secil and Cimpor to participate in green hydrogen cluster project

23 February 2022, Published under Cement News

A consortium of Portuguese companies will invest more than EUR100m in the country's central region in a project to decarbonise the industry through the use of green hydrogen. the project is scheduled to start next year. The project, entitled 'Green Hydrogen Valley of Nazaré’, covers a group of companies representing around 10 per cent of total emissions from the national industry. The industrial consortium is led by Rega Energy, a Portugal-based independent producer of renewable gas,...

Bedeschi wins Secil Group pipe conveyor order

26 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Secil Group has awarded Bedeschi a contract for the supply of a new pipe conveyor to handle different types of alternative fuels at its Outão Cement plant in Portugal.   Bedeschi supply to Secil Group will contribute to eliminate the dependence on fossil fuels. The concept of Industry 4.0 will become essential for the plant's management for improving efficiency and optimising the processes, therefore a digitalised system will be integrated into the whole plant. The pipe conveyor wit...

Al Karama announces prequalifiers for Carthage Cement

24 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Al Karama Holding has published the list of prequalified candidates in the sale of the majority stake of Tunisia-based Carthage Cement. It includes domestic companies such as Madja Tunisia SA, Les Ciments Artificiels Tunisiens SA and Société des Ciments de Gabès SA as well as overseas cement producers such as SECIL (Portugal), Cemolins International SLU (Spain), and the consortium of M Boureima Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso) and Petrolcem srl (Italy). Al Karama Holding launched a call for expr...

Secil Group award thyssenkrupp modernisation project

13 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Secil Group has awarded thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions SAS (France) a contract for the modernisation of its 2Mta Outão cement plant in Setúbal, south of Lisbon, Portugal. The 'CCL - Clean Cement Line' project will see the plant become an energy-efficient, low-NO x and low-CO 2 emission facility. The project is partly funded by the Portugal 2020 Government incentives programme. ThyssenKrupp’s scope of supply includes modification of the preheater tower, a new AS-MSC calcined with ...

CTP Team wins an EPC contract with Secil Group for a WHR system

28 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Italy's CTP Team has signed a turnkey EPC contract with Secil Group for a new WHR system at Outão Cement factory in Portugal. The project consists of providing a customised solution to feed a double-loop system (thermal oil + Organic), to recover waste heat and produce electricity from three different sources: the kiln pre-heater, clinker cooler of the existing 4000tpd cement unit, and a new solar field that Secil will install nearby to the production line.   The new heat exchangers by...