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Asian outlook on carbon capture, utilisation and storage

18 November 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Asia Cement announced that it would be employing TCRK's Arago Cement Process to utilise captured CO2, cement kiln dust and by-pass particles in the cement production process in South Korea from 2025. ICR reviews the opportunities for carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) for cement producers in the Asian region. The Asia Cement Co project will include a fully commercial-scale deployment of TCRK CCUS technology. Initially it will target 30,000tCO 2 e per year, rising to 1...

Asia Cement to start CCUS in 2025 with TCRK technology

15 November 2022, Published under Cement News

TCRK, a fast-growing IP-led CO2 capture and usage business, is collaborating with Asia Cement  to bring TCRK’s carbon capture technology to a major South Korean cement plant, and support Asia Cement in achieving its 2025 decarbonisation commitments. Starting in the 1Q23, this first commercial scale deployment of TCRK carbon capture and utilisation technology will initially target 30,000t CO2e per year, growing to 120,000t CO2e per year over the first 18 months. This second target will pr...

Ssangyong Cement order fourth KHD Pyrorotor®

22 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Ssangyong Cement C&E Company Ltd has ordered another KHD’s Pyrorotor ® for its Donghae plant in South Korea. Ssangyong Cement C&E Company Ltd (Korea) awarded another supply and engineering contract to Humboldt Wedag GmbH for the modernisation of clinker production line five of the Donghae plant. This project marks the fourth Pyrorotor® installation at the Ssangyong plant.   The Pyrorotor ® will enable Ssangyong to continuously achieve a thermal substitution rate (TSR) above 85 ...

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions wins Prepol® SC order

10 August 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions’ Asia Pacific region has won a contract to supply a supply a prepol ® SC combustion chamber for a cement plant in South Korea. The scope of the contract includes engineering, mechanical equipment and some modifications to the preheater tower. The commissioning of the system is planned for the end of 2023.  thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions’ Regional CEO, Lukas Schoeneck, commented: “The current turbulences on the coal market create a lot of pressure i...

South Korea's cement prices rise again

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in South Korea will rise for a second time this year, leaving ready-mix concrete producers to find ways to lessen the impact, reports Korea JoongAng Daily. Sampyo Cement will increase the price of cement by 11.7 per cent to KRW105,000/t from September. Buyers of Hanil Cement ’s product will pay out 15 per cent more at KRW106,000/t. Sampyo Cement increased its prices by 19 per cent in February 2022, along with Sungshin Cement, SsangYong Construction and Engineering and Ha...

thyssenkrupp wins Prepol precalciner order

03 August 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Services in Asia-Pacific has been entrusted to provide a Prepol SC combustion chamber for a cement plant in South Korea. The target is to increase the thermal substitution rate in the calciner of up to 85 per cent without compromising any performance parameters in the pyroprocess. Feeding material will be mainly coarse municipal waste with high moisture levels. The contract constitutes engineering, mechanical equipment and some modifications in the preheater tower. T...

Korean trucker strike halts cement production

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

A strike by truckers in South Korea is causing chaos for the country’s cement plants, according to the Korea JoongAng Daily. The strike by members of Cargo Truckers Solidarity, which began on 7 June, has reduced cement shipments to just 13 per cent of their normal levels. Around half of South Korea’s 2700 bulk cement trucks are driven by union members, leaving plants in danger of closure as inventories build up. Two of the country’s cement plants have already ceased operations due to lack of...

South Korea’s green goals

31 May 2022, Published under Cement News

South Korea’s cement consumption advanced further in 2021, but challenges, including bituminous coal supply issues, have hampered the industry’s ability to increase production. Meanwhile, improving the sustainability of cement production, carbon neutral research and ESG efforts remain high on the industry’s agenda. By Korean Cement Association, South Korea. In line with South Korea’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, improving the sustainability of South Korean cem...

South Korean producers aim to boost cement production

07 April 2022, Published under Cement News

South Korean cement companies have agreed to increased their production by 35 per cent for the next three months to ease concerns over a supply shortage amid the crisis surrounding Ukraine, the industry ministry said.   During a meeting with government officials, seven major cement companies agreed to produce a combined 3.77Mt of cement in the 2Q22 up 35.7 per cent from the January-March period, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.  The government also plans to provi...

A TEC completes Ssangyong Cement Redudust® order

13 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ssangyong Cement Ind Co Ltd has teamed up with A TEC Production and Services GmbH from Austria to install A TEC’s innovative ReduDust ® process in its plan in Donghae, South Korea. The process will recover salts from the dust and produce bypass dust free of these components, which can be re-used and does not need to be deposited anymore. The ReduDust plant for Donghae has a bypass dust treatment capacity of 35,000tpa and was commissioned in the 2Q21. The scope of supply for...