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India: introducing co-processing

11 March 2013, Published under Cement News

With waste generation expected to increase as India develops its economy further, the co-processing and treatment of industrial and hazardous waste in energy- and resource-intensive industries such as the cement becomes an attractive proposition. However, co-processing requires an appropriate body of regulations to be developed and implemented. In this first of a two-part article, the current status of co-processing in India and opportunities for improving this service are explored. By JS Ka...

Successful co-processing

28 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Co-processing of wastes and other low-grade resources in cement kilns offers a partial solution to sustainability issues ranging from resource scarcity via greenhouse gas emission reduction to waste generation. However, co-processing requires a professional approach from the industries involved as well as regulation and monitoring by the authorities to successfully lower the need for fossil fuels and virgin raw materials, and reduce CO2 emissions. In this article, Cementis and Sintef present...

Chinese co-processing

21 December 2012, Published under Cement News

While co-processing in the cement industry has only recently been introduced to China, several initiatives are already well underway to spread the practice to more cement producers to reduce landfill sites and curb GHG emissions. Phase one of the Sino-Norwegian project to pilot waste studies and co-processing in cement kilns has successfully been achieved and now the goal is to prepare a nationwide programme for co-processing in the cement industry. By Yan Da-Hai1, KH Karstensen2, Peng Zheng...

Lafarge marks a decade of hitting sustainability targets, UK

16 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has marked its 10th year of sustainability reporting in the UK this week with the release of its 2011/2012 Sustainability Reports. With a commitment to sustainability remaining at the heart of the business, Lafarge has made significant investment in developing its sustainable credentials. This has paid dividends, particularly with waste and water consumption being cut by 92 per cent and 88 per cent respectively in the cement business, since reporting began in 2001. The latest R...