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Lessons in wood burning

09 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Cemex is well known as an innovator in cement manufacture and its expertise in alternative fuel burning is particularly highly regarded. However, substituting some primary fuel with woody biomass in two relatively old kilns is no easy task, although determined staff at Cemex’s Balcones plant are keen to succeed in such challenges. Cemex tells us the story. The Cemex Balcones cement plant utilises two 3600tpd kilns at the New Braunfels site in Texas, USA A successful conversion w...