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Heidelberg Materials celebrates expansion at Port Canaveral

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

The media was given a tour of the new Heidelberg Materials slag-cement processing facility at Port Canaveral, USA, on 25 May. In operation at the port for 20 years, guests witnessed a grand re-opening of the reconfigured plant after a US$24-25m project to increase its slag cement output by 25 per cent.   Heidelberg Material’s expansion at Port Canaveral adds 200,000t of capacity to support construction projects throughout Florida and beyond. It also adds another 40 jobs to the port’...

Holcim Alpena opens new TDF unit

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim has opened a new whole-tyre co-processing facility at its Alpena plant in Michigan, USA. The US$7.4m state-supported investment is expected to convert 22,000tpa of tyres into energy to help fuel the company’s cement plant. The tyre-derived fuel (TDF) will initially account for ~10 per cent of the cement plant’s thermal requirement. Construction on the TDF facility started in August 2022, partly funded by a US$3m grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Ene...

Babcock & Wilcox and Newpoint to offer CO2 solutions

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Babcock & Wilcox has announced that it has teamed with Texas-based Newpoint Gas to jointly market and supply economical and efficient CO 2 capture solutions for industrial customers in the cement, steel, food and beverage, and petrochemical industries using B&W’s patented SolveBright TM  regenerable solvent technology and Newpoint’s modular regeneration skid.   The companies have agreed to work together to identify commercial opportunities, primarily with industrial, manufactur...

FLSmidth acquires Morse Rubber

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has acquired Morse Rubber. Based in Iowa, USA, Morse Rubber manufactures and markets specialised, heavy-duty rubber products for mineral processing, among others.     As the global market leader in large grinding mills, FLSmidth has a clear ambition of strengthening its service offerings around these products, especially for mill liners where FLSmidth has been capacity constrained in some regions.   The Morse Rubber competences will be adding advanced moulding capabilities...

Bruks Siwertell to provide new clinker conveyors at Capitol Aggregates

01 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has secured a conveyor system order from Borton LC, a USA construction firm. The three new belt-type conveyor systems will deliver reliable, high-capacity material transfers of clinker. They will be an integral part of a plant modification at Capitol Aggregates ’ cement manufacturing facility in Texas.    “This new order continues our recent run of cement industry contracts,” notes Derek Tatum, business development manager of conveyor technology at Bruks Siwertell. “We ...

Fortera joins Alliance for Low Carbon Cement and Concrete

31 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement decarbonisation company Fortera has joined the Alliance for Low Carbon Cement and Concrete (ALCCC). The ALCCC was created to support the decarbonisation of the cement and concrete sectors with its members representing mature materials designers and producers, and start-ups working in biotechnology, carbon capture, materials technology, and sustainable construction. “Climate action is a global priority, and collaboration is essential to advancing emissions-reducing technologies a...

Saxum partners Dome Technology in Argos dome project

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Saxum has reported that it is working on the project for the expansion of the Argos USA 's Port Terminal, Houston, Texas, USA. Along with project partners Dome Technology , Saxum is constructing a new 50,000t storage dome at the terminal. CemNet reported in January 2023 that Argos USA ordered a Bruks Siwertell 490 M-type ship unloader for this terminal.

Continental Cement orders FLSmidth FUELFLEX® Pyrolyzer

24 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Having been impressed with the first pre-commercial installation of the F UELFLEX ® Pyrolyzer at the Mannok cement plant in Ireland, Continental Cement ( Summit Materials Inc ) has awarded FLSmidth a contract for the first commercial installation of this new technology at its Davenport cement plant in Buffalo, Iowa, USA. The F UELFLEX Pyrolyzer, a significant lever in FLSmidth’s Green’26 strategy, enables cement plants to replace fossil fuels with waste-derived fuels in the calciner....

Mitchell CCUS project handed US$5m funding from US DoE

22 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials North America has been selected for award negotiation to receive approximately US$5m in funding from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), Carbon Capture Demonstration Projects programme.    The purpose is to study the integration of carbon capture, transport and storage at the new state-of-the-art cement plant in Mitchell, Indiana . The funding will provide significant support to the work that has been started under ...

Eagle Materials' cement revenue up 14% YoY in 4QFY23

22 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials has posted record revenue of US$470.1m in the 4QFY23 (ended 31 March 2023), marking a 14 per cent increase YoY. Net earnings over the same period advanced by 35 per cent to US$100.4m, while adjusted EBITDA was up 30 per cent at US$171.7m.  Cement revenue, including joint venture and intersegment revenue, in the quarter came in at US$213.8m, up 14 per cent YoY. Operating earnings for the cement business expanded by 59 per cent YoY to US$45.3m, driven by higher net sales p...