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INSEE Ecocyle Lanka launches Ecocycle Environmental Services

12 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Insee Cement's subsidiary INSEE Ecocyle Lanka is launching an eco-friendly service called Ecocycle Environmental Services  to collect and process waste from industries around the Biyagama Export Processing Zone, Sri Lanka. INSEE Ecocycle has established a range of much needed industrial waste management services, including laboratory services, e-waste management, emergency response, training and consultancy, specialised logistics, sought after by corporate customers for sustainability endea...

Hazardous powder may be used in cement production

18 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has sent samples of a hazardous black powder to a Gujarat-based manufacturer to ascertain whether it can be used in the production of cement, according to The Times of India. This is the latest development in the UPPCB’s mission to safely dispose of 25,586m 3 of powder which is currently along the banks of the Ramganga River, Moradabad. "We have sent black powder samples to the company with a request to use it in manufacturing cement. Be...

Geocycle launches in Uganda

05 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Geocycle has been launched in Uganda with the aim of providing a solution to waste management to LafargeHolcim group company Hima Cement, local media report. Under the Geocycle brand, LafargeHolcim offers waste management services in more than 50 countries around the world. “Our promise is to offer a superior solution to disposing off waste in landfills. Geocycle will collect, segregate and incinerate waste in cement kilns of Hima Cement Ltd, in a partnership that is set to deliver a 'z...

Co-processing MSW at Hongshuihe Cement Co

22 March 2017, Published under Cement News

In its first application in China, an FLSmidth HDR63-315 HOTDISC ® combustion device is integrated in the 3800tpd calciner kiln of Hongshuihe Cement to handle municipal solid waste (MSW) with a high moisture content and low calorific value. By Zhou Lun, FLSmidth Beijing Ltd, China. Figure 1: the FLSmidth HOTDISC combustion device To safely and completely dispose of virtually unclassified municipal solid waste (MSW), China Resources Cement subsidiary Hongshuihe Cement Co Ltd bui...

Future-proofing fuel management

08 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The cement industry has been successfully embracing alternative fuels to co-fire or replace fossil fuels with many producers now achieving 80 per cent substitution or better. But bulk materials handling solutions to ensure a consistent fuel feed to the combustion process can be problematic. Saxlund International offers a fuel-processing solution that is not only reliable and efficient but also low in maintenance and cost effective. By Matt Drew, Saxlund International, UK. The cement i...

UNTHA UK appoints new managing director

02 February 2016, Published under Cement News

UK-based industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has appointed a new managing director.   Marcus Brew takes the reins at the helm of the company, following a promotion from his previous role of sales director. Chris Oldfield, who has led the shredding business since 1997, will become chairman, concentrating on UNTHA UK’s over-arching strategic direction and other wider ambassadorial responsibilities in industry.   With a sales target of GBP10m for the new financial year, UNTHA says the prom...

Lafarge Egypt and Orascom in waste management deal

20 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Egypt and Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT) announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a waste management framework of municipal and agricultural waste. The memorandum, signed by Hussein Mansi, CEO of Lafarge Egypt and Tamer el Mahdy, deputy CEO and chief operating officer, OTMT, has been created by the two companies in an effort to process large volumes of municipal and agricultural waste into alternative fuels to be used in th...

Bamburi signs waste management partnership deal, Kenya

21 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Kenya’s largest producer, Bamburi Cement, and Mombasa County government have entered into a KES4.8bn (US$55.7m) partnership to develop a solid waste management system. Bamburi will finance a feasibility study and provide equipment to boost the country’s waste management capabilities. Most of the waste will be used to generate alternative fuels in the company’s cement production process. (Source: AllAfrica News).

Cemex Philippines waste-to-energy plans

03 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines is looking into burning solid waste fuel at its plant in APO Cement plant in Naga City, southern Cebu. Rolando Vera Cruz, sustainability director of Cemex Philippines, told The Sun Star that the company hopes to process 300t of waste a day, equivalent to 15 per cent of the total waste generated by the Cebu province. Cemex has joined forces with two waste material recovery facilities, one in Naga City itself and the other in Cebu City. Mr Vera Cruz said the programme has ...

Giving waste a new value

11 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Co-processing in cement kilns helps to reduce the growing waste volumes generated today. In Mexico, Cemex’s Tepeaca plant helps to pursue a sustainable approach to waste management in the region as it receives solid urban waste and puts it to use as alternative fuel to fire its kiln. By Cemex, Mexico. Cemex Tepeaca plant is dedicated to sustainable development and waste management In Mexico, as elsewhere in the world, waste separation centres have different manual and mechanical...