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ESP morphs into bag filter

26 January 2021, Published under Cement News

When electrostatic precipitators are unable to meet tighter emission regulations, it can be more economical to modify them to bag filters rather than replace them with a new bag filter. Gorco SA highlights the key points to consider. By Eduardo Sauto, Gorco SA, Spain. Front view of the new bag filter with internal channel and bag plates Increasingly strict environmental emissions legislation has been a key driver behind the development of advances in gas filtration technology. I...

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...

Streamlining China’s cement industry

17 September 2018, Published under Cement News

With China’s cement industry due to reduce its energy use and emissions to levels set out in the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan, South Cement’s Vice Chief Engineer, Chen Yourong, looks at the technological options available to the industry to achieve the plan’s targets by 2020. By Chen Yourong, South Cement Co Ltd/CNBM Group, China. China’s policy makers have set ambitious targets to lower the domestic cement industry’s energy intensity and emissions to the atmosphere by 2020 ...

Cement unloading goes electric

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The use of electrical power in the operation of a new cement unloader for US-based Ozinga means the building materials supplier can operate its Chicago terminals with a lower environmental impact and save on energy costs. By Van Aalst Bulk Handling BV, The Netherlands. Ozinga’s new 210tph barge unloader supplied by Van Aalst Bulk Handling Building materials supplier Ozinga needed a new portable cement unloader to serve its Northside and Chinatown terminals in Chicago, Illinois, ...

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 ...