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The WCA on waste-to-energy

21 January 2020, Published under Cement News

With waste-to-energy in the cement sector holding significant potential, Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association, explains why the organisation is encouraging its global members to evaluate co-processing and waste heat recovery for the benefit of the sector, society and efforts to tackle climate change. Waste-to-energy will form a part of the WCA’s roadmap to provide members with practical guidance on what measures they can take in their specific circumstances to reduce thei...

DG Khan Cement completes 12MW WHR power project

27 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based DG Khan Cement Co Ltd (DGKC) has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that it has successfully completed installation and commissioning of a 12MW waste heat recovery power plant (WHRPP) with air-cooled condenser (ACC) technology at its 2.11Mta cement plant in Khairpur, Punjab. DGKC’s Company Secretary, Khalid Mahmood Chohan said: “[Through] this technology, process waste heat is absorbed in boiler to produce steam at suitable pressure to run a turbine for the generatio...

Thatta’s WHR project to start in 2QFY19-20

18 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based Thatta Cement Co Ltd is currently implementing its waste heat recovery project that will generate 5MW of electricity for the company at its Sindh plant. Commercial operation is expected to start in the second quarter of the current financial year, says the company in its latest quarterly report. In the quarter ended 30 September 2019, overall sales of Thatta Cement fell by 43.3 per cent YoY due to a decrease in sales in the south. The cost of sales to sales ratio has incre...

Shree’s sustainable path

04 November 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s cement industry has introduced several initiatives to place it on a path towards more sustainable cement production. Shree Cement highlights the actions it has taken to integrate sustainability into its cement production process. By Dr Anil Kumar Trivedi, Shree Cement Ltd, India. As a signatory to the Cement Sustainability Initiative, Shree Cement has delivered on its promise to reduce its energy footprint by implementing leading industry practices and transferring kn...

DG Khan Cement awards contract for power plants

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Company Ltd has signed an agreement with Sinoma Energy Conservation Ltd for supply of machinery and equipment for a 10MW waste heat energy power generation plant and a 30MW coal-fired power generation plant to be set up at Hub Cement plant in Baluchistan, Pakistan. DG Khan Cement Company has four cement plants, two plants located at Dera Ghazi Khan, one at Khairpur District, Chakwal and one at Hub Lasbela District (Balochistan). The combined capacity is more than 7.01Mt of...

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...