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UltraTech Cement to employ Coolbrook decarbonisation technology

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd and Coolbrook, a transformational technology and engineering company, will jointly develop a project to implement Coolbrook’s RotoDynamic Heater TM (RDH) technology in one of UltraTech’s cement manufacturing units. The RDH technology uses electrification from renewable sources for the heating processes in cement production and removes the need to use fossil fuels, thus helping to accelerate the decarbonisation of cement manufacturing. The successful implementation ...

ABB ramps up US investment

05 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Electrification and automation specialist, ABB is accelerating its growth strategy in the USA by investing approximately US$170m and creating highly-skilled jobs in manufacturing, innovation and distribution operations.   ABB is committed to growing in the US by investing in its electrification and automation businesses that meet increased demand from industry-leading customers, while supporting the clean energy transition.  Björn Rosengren, CEO of ABB, said: “Currently, 85 per cent of...

SaltX Technology has patent awarded for EAC

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

SaltX Technology has developed an electrified solution for the industrial process of calcination and has now been granted a patent for its electric calcination technology in Sweden. The Electric Arc Calciner (EAC) solution replaces fossil fuels with renewable electricity and isolates the CO 2 released from the material during heating. The innovation provides an entirely emission-free manufacturing process. The patent granted in Sweden covers several parameters, such as the cyclon...

SaltX invests in electric calcination demonstration facility

14 February 2023, Published under Cement News

SaltXis is investing about SEK50m (US$4.8m) in an industrial electric calcination demonstration plant. This follows successful and verified tests for manufacturing climate-neutral lime and SMA Mineral’s pre-order of the first electric calcination factory. Since autumn 2021 SaltX Technology has been conducting test operations for its electric calcination technology. In 2022 the company scaled up its operations to a pilot facility. After successful tests to produce climate-neutral lime and ...

UltraTech explores electrification to reduce CO2 emissions

09 June 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Coolbrook to explore how electrification of the cement kiln heating process can help reduce CO 2 emissions. Coolbrook, a transformational technology and engineering company, will be looking at how its Roto Dynamic Heater (RDH) can be used to deliver temperatures of up to 1700˚C with high energy efficiency, thereby enabling its use in processes that have previously been considered impossible to electrify.    When power...

DG Khan award electrification contract to Schneider Electric

01 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based DG Khan Cement Co Ltd, has chosen Schneider Electric to provide a comprehensive electrification solution for the 10,000tpd Balochistan plant. The facility will use a range of smart hard- and software and services that will fully power the site as well as optimise power usage to make the works more energy efficient and sustainable. Schneider's EcoStruxure equipment is internet-of-things enabled, allowing the operations team a full view of energy usage across the factory. Ar...