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New cement plant on track for Kyrgyzstan

02 January 2024, Published under Cement News

A new cement plant is set to launch in Chuy region, Kyrgyzstan in 2024. The plant will have a capacity of 1.7Mta and is expected to create 650 jobs. The plant will use ash dumps from the Bishkek Thermal Power Plant as raw materials and will have a waste heat recovery system to generate electricity. Of the total project cost of US$160m, US$45m is contributed by the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund. Following the commissioning of the plant trade volume with Russia is expected to increase....

Unlocking the power of waste heat

25 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Waste heat is the largest unused energy resource in the world. Harnessing this untapped potential can be a game-changer. A flexible and proven technology, modular organic-Rankine cycle (ORC) waste heat recovery turns waste heat into electricity while improving business performance, reducing CO 2 emissions, and enhancing overall sustainability in energy-intensive cement production immediately. Through new technologies, ORC modules can now also be used for medium-sized and smaller plants. By ...

Suez Cement invests millions in sustainability targets

06 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement , part of the Heidelberg Materials Group , continues to invest heavily in its environmental sustainability efforts. According to the company, since 2010 it has spent US$60m on technology to lower dust emissions throughout its operations, resulting in an 80 per cent reduction in dust emissions by the end of 2020, compared to the company’s 2012 baseline. A further US$16m was invested in non-fossil-based fuels with the installation of alternative fuel (AF) technology in its pla...

FLSmidth achieves waste heat bypass record at Cement Panam

01 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement Panam ’s greenfield cement plant in the Dominican Republic set a new record for FLSmidth for the 300m distance covered for a waste heat bypass system from the clinker cooler to the finish mill.  FLSmidth used modelling to engineer a suitable system for such a long waste heat recovery system. “We had to main concerns: heat loss and velocity,” explains Srdan Nisic, FLSmidth’s sales manager - Projects & Retrofits.  “We used CFD modelling and other simulation tools to work out the ...

Supporting the drive for decarbonisation

10 January 2023, Published under Cement News

As cement producers continue on the path to decarbonisation and carbon capture readiness, XDH-energy discusses the interconnected themes of Environmental Compliance as a Service (E-CaaS), Energy as a Service (EaaS), and waste heat recovery for increased peak load demand and flue gas cleaning for optimal CO 2 capture. By Xavier d’Hubert, XDH-energy. Figure 1: Environmental Compliance as a Service (E-CaaS) – five building blocks Not a day goes by without an announcement for a new...

Value from waste heat

13 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Waste heat recovery represents a significant opportunity for cement producers to improve plant efficiency and reduce their carbon footprint. This article looks at several proven technologies for capturing and utilising waste heat, and explores additional pathways for industry decarbonisation through sector coupling. By Siemens Energy, USA. Figure 1: steam cycle outperforms ORC and sCO2 in terms of net power output In 2021, the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), whose...

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...

Suez Cement to build Egypt’s first cement WHR

28 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based Suez Cement is preparing to commission the country’s first waste heat recovery (WHR) facility in a cement plant by 2023. The project aims to reduce the plant’s carbon emissions by approximately 40,000tpa. By Omar Korshid and Ossama Abdel Wahid, Suez Cement, Egypt. Suez Cement aims to significantly reduce carbon emissions by installing a WHR system at its Helwan plant, Egypt To support Egypt’s national emissions strategies to 2050, domestic cement producer Suez Cement...

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. 

UltraTechCement Ltd reports consolidated sales of INR155bn in 4QFY21-22

02 May 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced its financial results for the 4QFY21-22 and year ended 31   March 2022. The company reported consolidated net sales of INR155,570m (US$2035m) in the 4QFY21-22 versus 142,320m over the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax in the 4QFY21-22 was INR31,650m compared to INR37,510m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Normalised profit after tax was INR14780m in the 4QFY21-22 compared t...