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WHR project begins at Fujairah plant

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Sustainable energy solutions provider Engie Solutions has announced that work has begun on its 10MW waste heat recovery (WHR) project at Lafarge Emirate Cement 's (LEC) plant in Fujairah , UAE. The WHR plant is expected to be commissioned by year-end 2023.    Last year, LEC, part of Holcim UAE, had signed a 10-year build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) contract with Engie Solutions, under which Engie will design, finance, construct and manage operations of a 10MW WHR system on LEC’s F...

CTP Team proceeds with Medcem project

23 May 2023, Published under Cement News

CTP Team engineers are currently working at the Medcem cement plant in Turkey.   While the concrete works are proceeding on the AQC (quenching) boiler for the waste heat recovery system, the process fabric filter on the coal mill is under erection. In addition, the process fabric filter on kiln and raw mill are ready for the installation of the SWAP cleaning system. All site works are carried out in parallel with the construction of the new cement line. The project includes the insta...

DG Khan Cement completes solar power plant in Punjab

29 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Khalid Chohan, company secretary of DG Khan Cement Co Ltd ( Nishat Group ), informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 27 March 2023 that the company has completed the construction and installation of an on-grid solar power plant of 6.952MW at its site in Khairpur , Chakwal district in the Punjab province of Pakistan.  The plant has a capacity of 2.11Mt and uses mixed power generation. It has a dual fuel power production capacity of 33MW and 12MW of WHR. The project has successfu...

UltraTech improves CDP climate action rating to A-

17 January 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech has been recognised as a leader in 'climate change' by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global non-profit environmental organisation, for its 2022 CDP disclosure. UltraTech received an ‘A-’ score for implementing best practices and for taking concerted action on climate issues, securing a place in the Leadership category.  UltraTech’s score of 'A-' in FY21-22 by CDP is a significant improvement from its previous score of 'B' in FY20-21. UltraTech’s score on 'climate ch...

Tapping ultimate WHR potential

25 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Reducing the carbon footprint of cement production and introducing captive electricity generation have become priorities for Turkish cement producer Nuh Çimento. After nine years of waste heat recovery (WHR) experience at its Hereke cement works, the company has gathered a considerable amount of data that can be used to assess WHR efficiency and tap its ultimate potential. By Halim Tekkesin, Sami Zengin, Turgut Atakorkut and Sabri Karabay, Nuh Çimento, Turkey. Nuh Çimento now has over...

Lafarge Emirates Cement uses first-of-its-kind finance facility to install WHR system

18 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Standard Chartered, a UK-based banking and financial services company, has closed a ‘transition trade’ facility with Lafarge Emirates Cement to enable the cement producer to invest in a waste heat recovery (WHR) system. The transition trade facility is believed to be the first of its kind in the Middle East and forms part of Standard Chartered’s commitment to provide US$300bn in ‘green’ and transition finance by 2030.  “This market-first transition trade finance facility is a result of ...

Suez Cement awards WHRPG project to Korra Energi

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Korra Energi has been awarded a new strategic, 'Waste Heat Recovery for Power Generation (WHRPG) project at Helwan Company ( Suez Cement Group), which is affiliated with HeidelbergCement Group . Korra Energi was pleased to take the lead with such an environmental and eco-friendly and Energy Efficiency application, as it is the first of its kind to be applied in Egypt for the cement industry. Korra Energi has taken charge of the design and build of the project where wasted heat generat...

Jindal to build new 2.5Mta plant in Raigarh

30 May 2022, Published under Cement News

India’s Jindal Group and the Chhattisgarh government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new cement plant in Raigarh district in the easternmost part of Chhattisgarh State. According to reports in the Times of India, the new facility will have a production capacity of around 2.5Mta of cement and 2.5Mta of clinker. The plant will also have a 12MW waste heat recovery system. 

Bestway Cement: building for a greener future

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Bestway Cement announced that it is building a new 7200tpd cement plant in Paikhel, Mianwali district, Punjab province, Pakistan, which it expects to commission by the end of this year. The Pakistani cement company has slipped into second place behind Lucky Cement in terms of domestic cement capacity. However, it is not standing still and is preparing to fend off competition for its market share. As detailed in its 3Q22 report, Bestway Cement plans further expansion, helping it ...

Ramco Cements Ltd completes WHRS at Jayanthipuram plant

27 April 2022, Published under Cement News

The Ramco Cements Ltd has invested in the waste heat recovery system (WHRS) for power generation in all the three lines of its Jayanthipuram cement plant. The last leg of the preheater was commissioned on 16 April 2022. With this, the 27MW WHRS has been fully commissioned at the plant. Further, "we are set to commission company's fifth integrated cement plant at Kolumigundla, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh together with 12.15MW of WHRS. The overall capacity of company's WHRS will in...