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Cementi Rossi’s ORC solution

25 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology for waste heat recovery is a widely-proven technology for cement factories. A new tailored, turnkey ORC unit for Italian producer Cementi Rossi will feed about 30 per cent of its Pederobba plant’s needs, with higher efficiency, improved safety and lower environmental impact in mind. By Exergy, Italy. Exergy has designed a customised and compact ORC solution to convert approximately 15MWth into 3.5MWe of electrical energy at Cementi Rossi’s Ped...

Raysut Cement awards WHR contract to Sinoma

04 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman's Raysut Cement has awarded the contract for the installation of a waste heat recovery (WHR) system to Sinoma Overseas Development Co of China. The project is reported to be the first of its kind in Oman. On behalf of Raysut Cement, CEO Joey Ghose signed the agreement with  Meng Qinglin, CEO of Sinoma Overseas Development Co, in the presence of Shaikh Ahmed bin Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah Al Ibrahim, chairman Raysut Cement’s Board of Directors. The new system will use waste heat fr...

First ORC WHR plant for Turkey

29 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cimko Narli cement works, owned by Sanko Holding, has awarded the turnkey contract for a waste heat recovery-based power plant to CTP Team, Italy. The facility will use organic Rankine cycle technology, a first in Turkey. Waste gas from the cooler will drive a 7MW turbo generator and produce around 12 per cent of the cement plant's electricity requirement, with an annual efficiency of 7920h and generate 36mkWh per year. CTP Team Assistant General Manager, Acelya Arik, and Sales...

Thatta Cement appoints directors and appproves WHR project at AGM

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

At Thatta Cement Co Ltd's (TCCL) annual general meeting the company elected seven directors for a three-year term commencing from 16 October 2018. The appointments include Khawaja Mohammad Salman Younis, Muhammad Taha Hamdani, Agha Sher Shah, Shahid Aziz Siddiqui, Naheed Memon, Saleem Zamindar and Shahzad Sabir. The company has also approved the time period for providing a PKR300m (US$2.25m) loan/advance facility to its subsidiary company, Thatta Power (Pvt) Ltd (TPPL),  as approved by t...

RCCPL plans Maharashtra captive and WHR power plants

17 September 2018, Published under Cement News

RCCPL, the Birla Corp subsidiary formerly known as Reliance Cement Co, is planning a 40MW captive and a 10.6MW waste heat recovery-based power plant at Mukutban village, Yavatmal in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The power plants will be part of the plant integrated cement plant on land already acquired by the company. The INR24.5bn (US$338m) investment will be paid through a mix of debt and internal accruals. To date environmental clearance has been received for the project, which is a...

UltraTech joins EP100 energy-smart companies

11 September 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has joined the EP100, which is a global leadership initiative to bring energy-smart companies together. UltraTech believes that by joining the group it will double its energy productivity and reduce its carbon intensity. UltraTech aims to reduce its carbon emission by 25 per cent by 2021 from its 2005 baseline. Mr K K Maheshwari, managing director, UltraTech Cement Ltd said, "Our membership of EP100, we believe, will play a catalytic role in helping us accelerate towards do...

Exergy signs WHR contract with Cementi Rossi

27 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementi Rossi SpA awarded Exergy the contract for a 3.5MW ORC waste heat recovery (WHR) system to be installed near the cement producer's plant in Pederobba, near Treviso, Italy. The scope of the contract includes engineering, design, site erection, commissioning and start up of the power plant and a long term after sales service.   Exergy designed a customised and compact ORC solution to convert approximately 16MWh available from exhaust heat in the clinker cooler into 3.5MW of electrici...

CRH to invest EUR8m in Lumbres plant

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Equiom has announced it will invest EUR8m in its plant in Lumbres, France. The sum represents the largest investment in the works for 15 years, according to Nord Eclair. Last year, improvements were made on the dust filters of the facility, which, along with two other plants, recently came under ownership of Ireland-based CRH. The project enabled the plant to meet European environment standards. The current spate of work centres around a new cooler. This will enable heat recovery from...

Keeping your cool

17 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co looks at the importance of optimising cooler operation in managing a cement plant’s energy consumption and protecting downstream equipment. By Amr Nader, Yanbu Cement Co, Saudi Arabia. Figure 1: Yanbu Cement Company process optimisation objectives and footprint One of the strategic goals set by Saudi cement producer Yanbu Cement Co  (YCC) is to maximise asset utilisation at the lowest specific thermal and electrical energy but the highest-possible quality (see Fi...

Mangalam records 8% revenue increase

13 February 2018, Published under Cement News

India-based Mangalam Cement has submitted its results for the quarter ending December 2017, which feature a 46 per cent YoY decrease in net profit to INR27m (US$420,126) from INR58.5m. However, revenue has increased eight per cent to INR2.92bn from INR2.7bn of the year-ago period. The company has also received approval to construct a 11MW waste heat recovery unit at its plant in Morak, Rajasthan, according to Reuters.