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Sarche plant to reactivate kiln line

15 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Italcementi (HeidelbergCement) has announced an investment of almost EUR5m (US$6.07m) at its Sarche plant in Madruzzo, Italy. The works will see the factory, which has been operating as a grinding unit since 2015, reactivate its pyroprocessing line. As a result, production capacity is expected to reach 250,000tpa by January 2022. The expansion is being made to meet the rising demand of northeast Italy, with the project also set to employ 30 people.

Keeping kilns cool

12 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Kiln hotspots are one of the causes of mechanical stresses on cement kilns. However, this issue can be addressed with the use of a water- or air-based kiln cooling system. One Germany-based firm makes the case for water-based systems. By Alexander Scholl and Dirk Schmidt, Kima Echtzeitsysteme GmbH, Germany. A water-based kiln cooling system provides additional benefits to air-based equipment Increasing demands in terms of energy consumption, productivity, emissions and operation...

Cementos Cosmos increases Toral clinker output 6%

15 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos Cosmos’ Toral de los Vados cement works in Spain increased clinker production by six per cent this year to 670,000t. Some 185,000t of the plant’s output has been exported, including 35,000t to Brazil, 44,000t to Ghana and 53,300t to Haiti and 52,700t to the Canary Islands. In addition, Toral has also shipped 35,300t of bulk cement to Madeira via the port of Marín, Pontevedra. In December, Cementos Cosmos will be investing EUR2.5m in improving the efficiency of its kiln and re...