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OPGC to supply fly ash to ACC Ltd

25 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Following the supply of fly ash to Star Cement Ltd located in Assam, Odisha Power Generation Corp Ltd (OPGC) has commenced dispatch of fly ash to ACC Ltd. About 3450t of fly ash was dispatched last Saturday after a railway rake was loaded from the dry ash silos system of OPGC and transported to the cement plant of ACC Ltd lLafargeHolcim group) located at Jhinkpani in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand. The OPGC has three dry fly ash silos and associated systems with a capacity of 2300t eac...

OPGC sends fly ash to Star Cement

13 May 2021, Published under Cement News

India-based Odisha Power Generation Corp (OPGC) has begun dispatching fly ash to Star Cement’s plant in Assam, with around 4000t sent from its thermal power station yesterday. OPGC has three dry fly ash silos with a capacity of 2300t each and has the potential to dispatch around 90000tpm of ash, which could be further increased in months to come.

Titan recycles landfilled fly ash

12 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Separation Technologies (ST), a fully-owned Titan Cement Group US-based subsidiary, has introduced a new process to recycle fly ash from landfills. The recycled fly ash is then used to reduce the carbon footprint of cement and concrete products of Titan and ST’s clients. Launched by Titan and branded in the US as ProAsh and EcoTherm, these products can be used as sustainable raw materials in cement, concrete and power generation.   "This breakthrough achievement represents Titan Ameri...

ST Equipment & Technology and Phoenix Cement launch fly ash beneficiation project

31 March 2021, Published under Cement News

ST Equipment & Technology LLC (STET) has a fly ash beneficiation project with the Phoenix Cement Co, which is part of the Salt River Materials Group (SRMG).  STET is a leader in proprietary technology converting fly ash to useful products for cement and concrete manufacture. The project will be the 26 th  commercial-scale fly ash separator installed worldwide by STET. In 2020 SRMG announced the award of a fly ash contract with a Utah power plant. SRMG is currently construct...

Separation Technologies starts new fly ash reclamation process

24 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Separation Technologies (Titan Cement group) has commissioned the world's first industrial-scale fly ash drying and electrostatic separation plant to reclaim fly ash from nearby coal ash basins.   Located at Talen Energy's Brunner Island Steam Electric Station, the pilot facility combines Separation Technologies’ new proprietary drying and screening system and electrostatic separation for removing unburned carbon from fly ash for use in concrete construction. Removing the unburned car...

Fly ash and pozzolanas

18 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The drive for alternative raw materials has put the spotlight on fly ash and pozzolanas. However, their use in cement has been around for some time. This month Arthur Harrisson looks at their origin and performance in cement. Pumice rock A pozzolana is a material which, when mixed with a hydraulic cement, will react with the lime from the cement and water to produce cementitious hydration products of its own. The most familiar types of pozzolanic materials in common use are low-...

Cemex and Carbon Upcycling to increase industrial waste use

04 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex SAB de CV has signed an agreement with Carbon Upcycling Technologies to improve processing of residue or byproducts from industrial processes and to capture CO 2 to produce nanomaterials and low-CO 2 concretes. Cemex Ventures will work with Carbon Upcycling Technologies  to increase the 3Mta of industrial residue that Cemex uses for cement and concrete additions, and therefore reduce the volumes being sent to landfill. The initiative will increase the reactivity of industria...

India Cements begins transporting fly ash by rail

11 September 2020, Published under Cement News

India Cements’ plant in Chilamkur, Andhra Pradesh, has started loading wet fly ash for another plant in Vishnupuram, Telangana. This marks the first time that fly ash is being loaded by railways from this plant, as the company used to transport the material through roadways. Freight customers currently receive a 40 per cent concession on the normal tariff rates (NTR) if they load fly ash either in bagged or in loose/bulk condition through open wagons.

Government plans new cement units near power stations

24 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Nitin Raut, a cabinet minister for the government of Maharashtra, India, has stated that the Maha-Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government has plans to set up new cement units near power plants in the state. The pilot project would reportedly be at the Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station (KTPS). "We’ve completed formalities like studying feasibility of such units in our plants’ vicinity. It would be a joint venture between Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) and cement companies, and ...

NTPC begins the bulk supply of fly ash from new unit

17 August 2020, Published under Cement News

NTPC, India’s largest energy conglomerate, has begun the bulk supply of fly ash to cement plants from its new Rihand project in Uttar Pradesh. "NTPC Ltd has developed an infrastructure at Rihand project in Uttar Pradesh to transport fly ash in bulk to cement plants, located at distance, at a cheaper cost," said a company statement. The development is in line with the company’s commitment towards 100 per cent utilisation of fly ash from power plants.