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Powtech 2019: Dust control, filters & measurement

07 March 2019, Published under Cement News

RETURN TO MAIN MENU BWF Envirotec and Orwat Filtertechnik Hall 4, Stand 561 Web: www.bwf-envirotec.com Web: orwat-filtertechnik.com Product: PM-Tec Filter media PM-Tec filter media is BWF Envirotec's solution to fulfill the increasingly strict fine dust requirements. They guarantee a minimal dust emission level, therefore near "zero emissions" are possible, says BWF Envirotec. Due to the laminated ePTFE membrane on the raw gas side, PM-Tec ® filte...

CRH to invest EUR8m in Lumbres plant

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Equiom has announced it will invest EUR8m in its plant in Lumbres, France. The sum represents the largest investment in the works for 15 years, according to Nord Eclair. Last year, improvements were made on the dust filters of the facility, which, along with two other plants, recently came under ownership of Ireland-based CRH. The project enabled the plant to meet European environment standards. The current spate of work centres around a new cooler. This will enable heat recovery from...

Tanzania Portland Cement given ultimatum over dust emissions

08 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Tanzania Portland Cement Company Ltd (TPCCL) has been issued a two-month ultimatum from the government to improve its dust control or face a ban. The Deputy Minister of State in the Vice President's Office (Union and Environment), Alphaxard Kangi Lugola, said local residents in Dar es Salaam faced health concerns due to the dust emissions from the plant. "Having listened from both sides, I am now convinced that the dust problem is real. I am, therefore giving a two-month ultimatum for the ...

LH Côte d'Ivoire implements new dust control measures

17 August 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Côte d'Ivoire has put in place a dust control measures to reduce the environmental impact of the Treichville cement plant in Abidjan's port as part of the company's wider health and safety efforts. The project involves increasing the number of dust removal filters at the plant. In total 42 filters have been installed, involving an investment of approximately XOF693m (US$1.2m). Additional investments include probes to monitor the level of silos to avoid material spill...

United States: St Marys Cement Detroit plant releases dust

08 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Residents living near St Marys Cement’s Detroit plant have complained of releases of dust by the plant, according to reports in the local press. News website Local 4 details the case of a family living opposite the plant whose car was coated in material that proved difficult to remove. A statement released by the plant, which is owned by a subsidiary of Votorantim Cimentos, said that: “the timing did correspond with a period of time when dust was released during the course of performin...

Malaysia: Lafarge to pay for dust cleaning

16 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Sdn Bhd has agreed to bear the cost of cleaning up the homes of residents in three villages affected by dust accidentally released from one of its plants last Monday as a result of repair works on a blocked processing unit. Factory Manager, Sekar Kaliannan, said Lafarge would follow up by to implement a group insurance coverage for residents in surrounding villages. State Health Committee Chairman Dr Leong Yong Kong noted that the absence of a sufficient buffer zone betw...

Vietnam: "Cement plants are damaging automotive trade"

10 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Nguyen Van Thanh, deputy chair of Quang Ninh province, has instructed the provincial Department of Natural Resources and the Environment to examine the pollution level caused by the cement and clinker plants to find reasonable solutions. The step follows dust pollution issues caused by cement and clinker plants located at the Cua Luc river head. They ship their product out via Cai Lan International Port, one of five seaports in Vietnam which also handles car imports. The car trade has p...

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...

FLSmidth wins order for CataMax(TM) catalytic solution filter in the US

21 August 2015, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has secured an order for engineering, supply, and installation of the new CataMax TM catalytic solution for a US cement producer. The order includes a new filter installation with catalytic elements, ID fan, flue gas ducts and dust transport equipment. 
  The CataMax catalytic solution uses ceramic elements with an embedded catalyst; the porous elements  not only remove dust particles from the flue gases, but the catalyst embedded will also remove total hydrocarbons (THCs) and o...

TPCC operations reportedly suspended

09 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Tanzania’s National Environment Management Council (NEMC) has indefinitely suspended operations by the country’s largest cement producer Tanzania Portland Cement Co (TPCC) due to concerns on dust emissions, according to local press reports. The NEMC reached the decision to suspend plants operations following complaints from local residents who claimed that dust emissions from the plant were causing health problems.  Heche Suguta, NEMC senior legal officer, told The Citizen that the fact...