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Danucem’s Banská Bystrica plant adds alternative fuels line

15 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Companies Ecorec Slovensko and GreenTech Slovakia have joined forces and launched a new line for the production of alternative fuels at Danucem’s ( CRH ) Banská Bystrica concrete plant, Slovakia. Plastic waste that cannot be recycled again, will serve as a raw material for the production of alternative fuels. In the future, alternative fuels could replace up to 90 per cent of the energy sources needed to produce cement, bringing a range of environmental benefits - starting with the re...

Slovakian cement companies to receive compensation over electricity prices

12 November 2019, Published under Cement News

A total of EUR40m is to be redistributed to 76 energy-intensive companies in Slovakia, including the cement sector. CRH Slovensko and Povazská Cementáren are among the companies that will be compensated for the high electricity prices, according to a SITA newswire. Economy Minister, Peter Ziga (Smer), said, "our industry appeared in the worse position compared to foreign competition. Thus, we have passed the first compensation in Slovakia's history." The minister believes the compensatio...

A TEC installs alternative fuels system for CRH in Slovakia

27 July 2017, Published under Cement News

A TEC has installed an alternative fuel system for kiln riser duct firing at CRH's Turna Nad Bodvou cement plant in Slovakia. The cement plant already operated a solid alternative fuel (SAF) system for the main burner, which consists mainly of a double truck-docking station and a dosing system. The riser duct itself has a gas residence time of approximately three seconds, so a thermal substitution rate of up to 25 per cent at the riser duct is possible by limiting the material to a maxim...

Cement Hranice sees sales and profits rise in 2016

29 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff-owned Cement Hranice reported a one per cent rise in sales in CZK1.476bn (US$0.064m) in 2016. Net profit of the Czech cement producer advanced from CZK410m to CZK424m, according to the company’s annual report. Board Chairman, Jaromir Chmela, reported a moderate sales volume increase in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. "The Czech construction sector reported a mild recovery again, which had a positive impact on our company's results," he said.  In addition, the warmer winter wea...

A burning success

30 November 2016, Published under Cement News

A new multi-fuel burner has enabled CRH’s Rohoznik plant in Slovakia to further increase its alternative fuel substitution rate. The cement works raised its solid recovered fuel (SRF) use to 80 per cent thanks to the new jetflex burner supplied by FLSmidth. By Mads Nielsen and Carsten Damslund Jensen, FLSmidth, Denmark. The JETFLEX ® kiln burner has been in operation at CRH Rohoznik since early February 2016 and is enabling the cement plant to increase thermal substitution rates ...

Holcim plans service centre in Slovakia

21 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Holcim is considering the creation of a European service centre in Kosice, Slovakia. The "Shared Service Center" will deliver services to 16 countries, excluding the UK, according to Holcim spokesperson Eike Christian Meuter. Plans for the centre will be finalised later this year with the facility starting operations next year.

A TEC & Ferro Duo to offer Holcim complete solution for bypass dust treatment

01 April 2014, Published under Cement News

A TEC, in collaboration with raw materials company Ferro Duo GmbH and Holcim's Rohožník plant in Slovakia, are now able to provide a complete solution for the recovery of bypass dust in the cement industry for various conditions. In recent years, A TEC has engaged in technologies for the use of alternative fuels, chlorine bypasses and the re-use and recycling of bypass dust in cooperation with Holcim. Ferro Duo has has vast experience in the recovery and processing of cement and steel indus...

Cement Hranice 2012 outlook, Czech Republic

10 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Despite reporting an increase in 2011 cement sales, Czech cement producer Cement Hranice company expects a decline this year the Euro zone sovereign debt crisis and a continuing fall in construction output. Last year the company increased sales by 14.5 per cent last year to CZK1.69bn (EUR69m) following two years of declining sales due to a downturn in the domestic construction industry. Net profit in 2011 reached CZK499m, an increase of 10 YoY. Cement Hranice's results improved last ye...