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The noise about fans

11 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Fans are widely used to move air in a range of industries, including the cement industry. However, if not suitably insulated they can give rise to noise issues and impact the wellbeing of cement plant staff and local residents. In this article, Halifax Fan looks at noise levels from fans and how to reduce their impact. By Dr John Irons, Halifax Fan, UK, and Jessie Jia, Halifax Fan, China. Two sinter cooling fans located close to each other with ducting Sound is fluctuating air p...

Wild nature and population hubs

11 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Following the successful installation of a 12.5km overland conveyor through challenging terrain at Sichuan Yadong Cement Co in Penghzhou, China, the cement producer awarded a second project for two additional overland conveyors, with an overall length of 13.7km, to BEUMER Group. This time through populated areas subject to stringent noise regulation. By BEUMER Group, Germany. The troughed belt conveyor runs through rough terrain and over unstable ground A traditional Chinese pro...

New-look Lloseta

25 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemex’s Lloseta plant in Mallorca, Spain, has recently completed a EUR16m investment with a range of initiatives that have lowered the plant’s environmental and visual impact. Moreover, through the increased utilisation of alternative fuels, Lloseta’s fuel substitution rate has risen substantially over the course of the programme, helping to achieve considerable CO 2 savings. By Cemex, Spain. To improve the visual impact of the plant, more than a hundred trees were planted and t...