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thyssenkrupp to supply new line to GCC Odessa plant

07 December 2023, Published under Cement News

GCC America  has commissioned thyssenkrupp Polysius North America to build a 3000tpd clinker production line, which can be expanded to 3500tpd, at its Odessa plant in Texas.  The GCC Odessa plant currently supplements its market demand by importing cement from their other plants. With the significant expansion of production capacity in Odessa, coupled with the recent Polysius award increasing production in GCC’s Samalayuca plant, GCC will be well situated to participate in the upcomi...

thyssenkrupp Polysius and Fujairah Cement Industries sign decarbonisation MoU

04 December 2023, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Polysius and Fujairah Cement Industries (FCI), UAE, intend to cooperate in the future to reduce CO 2 emissions in FCI's production lines. In particular, the potential use of alternative fuels in cement production will be examined. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. Pablo Hofelich, CEO of thyssenkrupp Polysius GmbH, said, "thyssenkrupp Polysius has key technologies for significantly reducing CO 2 emissions i...

Holcim Beckum carbon capture project reaches first test phase

30 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim Germany , thyssenkrupp Uhde and the Technical University of Berlin have started the first test phase of latest amine scrubbing technology to separate the process exhaust gas CO 2  at the Holcim cement plant in Beckum , Germany. The project cooperation was announced about a year ago and the installation of the first system module in the factory is ready.  The aim is to significantly reduce the CO 2 emissions of existing cement plants and at the same time make the separated CO ...

SGS Industrial Services selected for Airvault modernisation project

24 January 2023, Published under Cement News

SGS Industrial Services GmbH has been commissioned by thyssenkrupp Polysius with the mechanical and electrical assembly of a new 4000tpd clinker production plant. The plant will be built at Ciments Calcia ( Heidelberg Materials ) in Airvault , France. The new state-of-the-art plant will replace two old production lines after commissioning.  SGS Industrial Services’s order includes approximately 6800t of steel structures, approximately 8600t of equipment and 660km of cables. To carry ou...

Holcim, thyssenkrupp and Berlin University participate in amine scrubbing project

31 March 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Uhde, Holcim and the Technische Universität Berlin have partnered up in a joint project to investigate the use of a novel amine scrubbing technology for carbon capture. The goal is to significantly reduce CO 2  emissions from existing cement plants and at the same time utilise the captured CO 2  for other applications. In concrete terms, this includes the development of new mass transfer process equipment that is more efficient and resilient to contaminations. The project is be...

FLSmidth receives further clearance for acquisition of thyssenkrupp mining business

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has now received regulatory clearances from the Australian, South African, Peruvian and Chilean authorities for its acquisition of thyssenkrupp's mining business. This is in addition to approvals already received from Canada and Morocco amongst others. All clearances to data have been without imposition of any competition related remedies, says the Denmark-based company in a statement. FLSmidth Group CEO Mikko Keto commented: “Receiving regulatory clearances in such important min...

Cementos Cibao opens new grinding unit

31 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementos Cibao inaugurated its new 134tph cement grinding plant in the presence of the Dominican Republic’s President Luis Abinader. The project represents a multi-million dollar investment and sees the plant meeting not only higher efficiency but also stricter environmental standards. Equipment for the new plant, including a vertical roller mill, was supplied by Germany-based thyssenkrupp. "With regard to production processes, we draw up plans to move forward to be more friendly with the ...

Advanced grinding technology to reduce CO2

08 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Dr Michael Clark considers the role of grinding technology in reducing clinker content but retaining the cement strength class. The first industrial installation of a polysius® booster mill was at Bursa Cimento, Turkey In the last two Technical Forum articles, we have seen the imperative and challenge to reduce emissions associated with cement manufacture and that the major cement companies recognise this imperative and intend to rise to the challenge. To date the most effect...

Boosting mill performance

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Reducing the clinker factor without compromising quality and the rising demand for high-performance cements are great challenges for the fine grinding technology used in cement plants. As part of its green cement plant project, thyssenkrupp has expanded its product range with the polysius® booster mill. While one cement producer has already integrated the mill into an existing grinding circuit, several others have tested the mill since August 2020 and are checking results in terms of specifi...

thyssenkrupp to build first industrial-scale activated clay-based cement plant in Cameroon

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Germany-based equipment supplier thyssenkrupp will build the first industrial-scale cement plant that uses activated clay to produce low-carbon cement in Cameroon, according to a company statement. thyssenkrupp is to fit the first cement plant with a system for the production of calcined clay for the Dutch-based company Cimpor Global Holdings. The technology developed by thyssenkrupp lowers CO 2 emissions in cement production by up to 40 per cent. Part of the clinker will be replaced with...