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EU calls for greater use of secondary raw materials

26 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The EU Parliament’s own-initiative report adopted this month calls for an upgrading of secondary raw materials. Among other things, it provides for stronger environment-oriented public procurement with mandatory minimum criteria, for example in the construction industry.   For the Euroslag European network and the FEhS Building Materials Institute, this is an important step towards a comprehensive approval of secondary building materials and their conditional prioritisation in public ...

New slag cement grinding unit to be set up in Houston

28 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Charah ® Solutions Inc has announced that it will use its patented grinding technology in a new facility to grind granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) for supplementary cementitious materials. The unit will be located at Watco's Greens Port Industrial Terminal (GPIT) on the Houston ship channel and is expected to be operational in the 3Q19. "As one of the leading fly ash sales and marketing companies in the country, we are excited to open this facility that will increase access to high-qu...

KSI opens slag grinding plant

04 September 2017, Published under Cement News

PT Krakatau Semen Indonesia (KSI), a joint venture between state-owned steel maker PT Krakatau Steel and state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia, has opened a new slag grinding plant. Located on a 4ha plot in Cilegon, Banten, Indonesia, the IDR420bn (US$31.4m) project saw construction start in 2014. The grinding plant has a production capacity of 690,000tpa of ground granulated blastfurnace slag (GGBS) that will be used in cement manufacture. "GGBS is a more stable product that can...