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Vietnam: Nghi Son Cement Corp gets go-ahead for fly ash import

13 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister, Hoang Trung Hai, has agreed to allow Nghi Son Cement Corp to pilot the import of fly ash over the 2015-16 period. Under approval, Nghi Son Cement Corporation will be allowed to import an annual volume of 200,000t within two years. The deputy prime minister also requested the company to develop a plan to use domestic fly ash from 2017. Nghi Son Cement Corporation had repeated seeking the government for approval for the import of fly ash as material for cem...

Terra Cement signs joint venture agreement with Ore Mines International

07 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Terra Cement Inc has signed joint venture agreement with Ore Mines International Pty Ltd in South Australia (OMI) to form a new company, under the name of Terra Cement Australia Pty Ltd (TCA). TCA will engage in the marketing of Terra’s proprietary process (patent pending) for producing sustainable cement using ash in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The joint venture will begin operating by the end of the year. TCA will convert existing cement plants and mixing facilities to pr...

Shree plans 3Mta Odisha grinding plant, India

09 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement plans to establish a 3Mta cement grinding mill in Dhenkanal district, Odisha state. The Rajasthan-based company wants to use fly-ash generated from the nearby power plants at the cement mill. “The proposed location at Odapada would be ideal for the cement grinding unit as the ash generated from industries in the locality such as Bhushan Steel, GMR (Kamalanga), Lanco Badbandh Power and Navabharat Ventures can be effectively utilised by the proposed unit for producing cement,” sa...

Lehigh proposes new fly ash terminal, Canada

29 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Inland Cement Company is proposing to construct and operate a fly ash terminal in Saskatchewan on land owned by Canadian National Railway Company (CN). The project involves the construction of a truck unloading facility, fly ash storage facility, and a railcar load out facility. The project is designed to accommodate a storage capacity of 20,000t of fly ash and would be in operation for a minimum of 20 years. Fly ash will be transported from the SaskPower Boundary Dam fly a...

Cement companies drive fly ash market growth

05 May 2014, Published under Cement News

The cement industry's sustainability targets will drive growth in the greener fly ash cement market, effectively resulting in its doubling in size to US$47bn by 2018, according to Lux Research. However, the Lux Research report, 'Rags to Riches: Waste Incorporation to Cut Cost and Carbon in the Cement Industry' says that without innovations, overall emissions from the cement industry could still grow by 31 per cent in five years with the rise in global production. Cement makers will need ...

Chile: Cementos BioBio to use fly ash

20 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos BioBio’s Antofagasta works in the north of Chile and E-CL have signed a contract to use fly ash in the production of cement. After a long development and testing process, ash from the Central Térmica Andina and Central Térmica Hornitos thermal power stations in Mejillones will replace natural pozzolans use in the cement production process. The project will bring considerable environmental benefits as the cement works will use around 70 per cent of the ash produced by the powe...

Cement plants of the future

18 November 2013, Published under Cement News

In the first of a series of articles for ICR, Kline Consulting explores the impact that reducing carbon emissions could have on the design of cement plants of the future. The three traditional CO2 reduction levers – namely energy efficiency (fuel and power), fuel CO2 reduction and clinker substitution – will all be considered in detail, as will the role of carbon capture technologies. In this first article, the author focusses on clinker substitution and the changes that may be required to e...

Fly ash or GGBS?

21 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Fly ash and ground granulated blastfurnace slag (GGBS) are regarded as conventional cement constituents in much of the world. The proportions used in concrete-making vary quite considerably and the price of the material is key when it comes to producing a cubic metre of concrete to the required specification at the lowest possible cost. Blastfurnace slag, a by-product of the iron-making process, is rapidly quenched if it is to be used in the manufacture of GGBS The terminolog...

Fly ash handling solutions

20 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Part of HeidelbergCement, Cementa AB in Slite, on the island of Gotland in Sweden, is one of Europe’s most modern and energy-efficient cement plants. Bulkteknik Sweden recently finished building a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling solution for the cement works. By Bulkteknik AB, Sweden. Bulkteknik Sweden recently completed a new, highly energy-efficient fly ash handling facility for Cementa’s Slite plant The new fly ash handling facility is a complete turnkey solutio...

Low carbon cement adds to Pembroke’s green credentials, UK

15 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The new 2160MW natural gas power station in Pembroke boosted its green credentials during the construction phase through the use of low-carbon Phoenix Portland fly-ash cement (BS EN 197-1 CEM II/B-V 42,5N) produced just 90 miles away which incorporated  fly-ash from its sister power station. Operator RWE npower worked closely with Aberthaw-based CelticAsh and Lafarge Tarmac’s Cement Works at East Aberthaw during the plant’s construction phase to overcome a number of tricky technical chall...