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Hanson Cement installs new air monitoring station

09 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement ( HeidelbergCement group ) has installed a new air monitoring station in Penyffordd, UK. The operator of Padeswood cement works said the new equipment, located in the village by the bowling green and the junior school, will allow Hanson to identify any air quality issues in the village. Councillor Mark Rothero, chair of Penyffordd Community Council, said: “After many years of discussion and planning by your Community Council, local Councillors, FCC, Hanson Cement, Natura...

Improving SNCR performance

21 December 2016, Published under Cement News

In recent years the reduction of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in kiln lines has been an important topic which is expected to further gain prominence as central European emission limits are set to reduce to 200mg/Nm³ at the start of 2019. NH3 slip emission will also be limited to 30mg/Nm³. To meet these new limits, current SNCR technology will need to be reconsidered as a realistic NOx reduction degree is between 50-75 per cent depending on the kiln line design. By C Helmreich, MAL Umweltte...

MACT rule brings challenges

08 April 2014, Published under Cement News

The US is at the forefront of new legislation to limit mercury emissions and improve air pollutant monitoring. As a result, the cement industry faces a race against time to implement solutions and comply with regulations by September 2015. This article focusses on the challenges of mercury monitoring in cement plants, and emerging technologies that enable successful monitoring and reporting of mercury emissions. By Ravi Narayan, Cemtrex Inc, USA & Richard Hovan, Durag Inc, USA. Recent...