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Dominican producers use ashes from power generation

05 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Ashes produced at the Punta Catalina coal power generation complex in Bani, Dominican Republic, are now being used by cement companies in the country, according to Jaime Aristy Escuder, administrator at the facility. In addition, international companies have also expressed an interest in using the ashes. The material is currently stored in facilities specifically designed, built and managed to ensure that both local and international standards to protect the environment are observed, noted...

EGA completes new spent pot lining plant

21 May 2019, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has announced the completion of a new AED15m (US$4.1m) pre-treatment and crusher facility for spent pot lining (SPL) in Al Taweelah, Abu Dhabi. The facility is the largest of its type in the Gulf region and will be used to supply an alternative feedstock for cement companies in the country. In 2018 EGA supplied 41,000t of SPL to cement companies in the UAE, according to Arabian Business. EGA had previously worked alongside third parties to process...

Tata Steel launches branded LD slag product for clinker making

19 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Tata Steel has launched two new products, Tata Aggreto and Tata Nirman, India's first branded Linz-Donawitz (LD) slag products for applications in road, fly ash brick and clinker making. This is the first foray by any domestic steel major in branding processed steel slag. Speaking on the launch of the brands, T V Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, said: "We at Tata Steel are extremely happy to have launched Tata Aggreto and Tata Nirman, which are designed to create value for customers, end u...

UAE: Arkan testing hazardous waste recycling

15 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and Arkan have agreed a test project which will see hazardous waste material from smelting pots recycled for use as cement kiln fuel. EGA is the largest industrial unit of Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi’s strategic development conglomerate. EGA said yesterday that it would provide between 1000-3000t of the spent smelter pot inner-lining (carbon waste usually sent to landfill) to test as both fuel to fire the kiln and as refactory material to be inco...