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Caracolito’s cleaner air

24 June 2019, Published under Cement News

The replacement of the electrostatic precipitator with a bag filter at Cemex’s Caracolito plant in Colombia has had a positive impact on the company’s emissions indicators as well as the local environment and neighbouring communities. By Cemex, Colombia. The new bag filter at Cemex’s Caracolito plant in Colombia has reduced particle emissions from 127 to 12mg/m 3 Colombia is one of Cemex’s most-important markets in Latin America due to its size, the dynamism of the local constr...

Dust suppression for CSN

15 April 2016, Published under Cement News

When CSN Cimentos added a second line to its Arcos cement works in Brazil, the company called on Redecam for its air pollution control needs. With over 100 filters to be installed, CSN required dust suppression technology that reduced maintenance and replacement costs, as well as improving health and safety and environmental protection practices across the plant. By Giuliamaria Meriggi, Redecam Group, Italy. All nuisance filters at CSN Cimentos’ Arcos plant have Redecam’s proprietary ...

Algeria: Beni Saf to install new bag filters "very soon"

06 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Beni Saf cement company is expected to install a new bag filter “very soon”, according to Mokhtar Tanem, director general of the cement plant. The new bag filter contains 39 bags and represents an investment of DZD702.6m (US$6.49m). Nine will be installed at the clinker extraction and storage point, 22 in the shipping area, five at the cement mill and sampling, one at the cooler and one for the raw mill and kiln. "The provisional allocation of the installation of this filter project a...

Better baghouse control

02 March 2016, Published under Cement News

The NESHAP regulations on particulate emissions, as set out by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), have encouraged domestic cement producers to convert their baghouses and upgrade the accompanying control systems. Thanks to its baghouse control upgrade, Buzzi Unicem USA has benefitted from improved baghouse performance as plant staff can now prevent rather than react to filter operation issues. By FilterSense, USA. Buzzi Unicem converted its three baghouses in the USA to com...

Tourah’s bag filter switch

04 November 2015, Published under Cement News

The installation of correct dedusting equipment can greatly improve the operation of a cement plant, particularly after a change in production technology. Following a wet- to dry-process conversion at Suez Cement Co’s Tourah cement works in Egypt, the Italcementi group company replaced its ESPs with bag filters, leading to energy savings and longer filter service life. By OYK Consultants, Egypt. Suez Cement Group (Italcementi) replaced its ESP with a new bag filter at the Tourah cemen...

Hon Chong cuts dust emissions

26 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim Vietnam’s latest upgrade is the installation of a new baghouse at its Hon Chong cement plant, Kien Giang province, replacing an electrostatic precipitator kiln bag filter. Totalling an investment of more than US$4m, the project was completed in April 2013 and has resulted in significant performance improvements and a reduction in dust emissions. By Nguyen Cong Minh Bao, Holcim Vietnam Ltd, Vietnam. Holcim Vietnam has upgraded its Hon Chong cement plant, Kien Giang province, by ...

Yamama filter conversion

13 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Scheuch is stretching its capabilities to provide cement producers with more efficient dedusting filter systems. Its new 10m Energy Minimising Concept (EMC) filters and PulseMaster control device are designed to offer low-pressure/low-volume cleaning of production gases. With easy maintenance and fast installation the system is proving a hit. By Ruggero Baldi and Alois Hermandinger, Scheuch GmbH, Austria. The new bypass filter at Yamama Saudi Cement Co in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia In...