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Tong Yang sells waste heat recovery plant, South Korea

04 September 2013, Published under Cement News

South Korea-based cement producer Tong Yang Cement Corporation has sold a waste heat recovery plant to Samcheok Energy, a company invested by a private equity fund run by Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management, Ltd. The acquisition was made for a consideration of KRW40,000m. Tong Yang Cement is one of South Korea's largest cement producer by capacity. Its major plant at Samcheock has seven NSP precalciner kilns and five mills, capable of around 10Mta cement, with another 10 per cent a...

Najran delays launch of WHR project, Saudi Arabia

30 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement has postponed the launch of its waste heat recovery (WHR) plant by six months, the company said in a bourse statement yesterday. The Saudi-based cement producer will now bring the new WHR plant on line in March 2014 instead of September 2013 as originally planned. The project is costing US$45m with a projected power generating capacity of 27.1MW.

Reducing India's CO2 footprint

19 June 2013, Published under Cement News

India’s rapidly-expanding cement industry can reduce its carbon emissions by nearly half by 2050, according to the technology roadmap published by the International Energy Agency and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. However, reducing the sector’s carbon footprint will require many varied steps and a joint effort by its stakeholders. India’s cement industry can be considered, by some measures, one of the most efficient in the world and it has made great stride...

Give high energy costs the BOOT

07 May 2013, Published under Cement News

E.ON Masdar Integrated Carbon (EMIC), which offers unique end-to-end project development, implementation, investment, financing, and operational solutions, offers an alternative business model for waste heat recovery in the cement sector. By E.ON Masdar Integrated Carbon Ltd, UAE. Figure 1: flow diagram of a 3800tpd WHR plant for a cement works The days of cheap energy are going or, in many cases, have already gone. Increasingly, International Monetary Fund (IMF) development loa...

DG Khan Cement registers with UNFCCC, Pakistan

04 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer DG Khan Cement Company Ltd (DGKC) has registered with the United Nations Framework, Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the qualification of Carbon Emission Reductions (CERs). The expected CERs from projects will be approximately 350,000 per annum. This includes the following projects at its two cement plants, Khofli Sattai plant, Dera Ghazi Khan and Khairpur plant, Chakwal: • waste heat recovery and utilisation for power generation at the Khofli Sattai plant ...

HeidelbergCement to set up waste heat recovery power generation plant

12 February 2013, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has received an approval for setting up waste heat recovery power plant at its cement plant in Narsingarh, Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh. The proposed plant will produce approximately 12.15MW of power from available waste heat of pyroprocessing system of all three clinker lines at Narsingarh. The project costs an estimated INR1450m -INR1500m (US$26.8m-US$27.8m) and it is likely to be operational in January 2015. It will substitute equivalent grid power and thus...

Lucky Cement recognised for 'green supply chain', Pakistan

20 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer Lucky Cement has been awarded for its green supply chain operations and logistics at the Second International Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain conference in Karachi. Lucky Cement was commended for a number of sustainability projects like alternative fuels usage, energy conservation and plantation drives. In addition, the company’s in-house power generation units have been revamped to ensure environmental efficiency. Mr. Noman Hasan, Chief Operating Officer,...

UltraTech's sustainable journey

14 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Harmonising economic goals with the development of employees, vendors and the communities in which it operates, is in the DNA of Aditya Birla Group (ABG), where the concept of trusteeship is deeply rooted. UltraTech Cement Ltd, part of the Aditya Birla Group, added one more dimension to the trusteeship concept when it formally began its sustainability journey. By OP Puranmalka, UltraTech Cement Ltd, India. Rainwater harvesting at the mines of Vikram cement works, India In 2006, ...

DG Khan full-year profit rises, Pakistan

11 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer DG Khan Cement reported a profit-after-tax of PKR4.10bn (US$43.3m) for the year ended June 30 2012, compared to PKR170.96, earned in the previous year, according to a statement on Monday.   This translated into the earnings per share (EPS) of PKR9.38 from 45 paisas in 2011-12, according to the profit and loss account of the company available with the Karachi Stock Exchange.   Revenues for the company surged 24% to PKR22.95bn in fiscal 2012, against sales of PKR18.58b...

Teresa cement works renewable energy efforts, Philippines

04 September 2012, Published under Cement News

As part of the Lafarge group’s worldwide strategy to lower its CO2 emissions, its Philippine subsidiary Lafarge Republic Inc.'s (LRI) has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability at its Teresa Plant in Rizal by increasing energy efficiency and using more renewable energy. In search of more environment friendly solutions, the Manila Bulletin reports that LRI invested in a waste heat recovery unit. LRI is the first cement manufacturer in the country to introduce this sustainable and gre...