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Catch4climate project completes construction of 60m preheater tower

08 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Scherr+Klimke AG build 60m Catch4climate preheater tower in Germany A new milestone for the pilot project "Catch4climate" has been achieved with the completion of the 60m-high preheater tower. A demonstration plant is currently being built on the site of Schwenk Zement' s  Mergelstetten cement plant in southern Germany, which will use the thyssenkrupp polysius ® pure Oxyfuel process for CO₂ capture and is scheduled to go into operation at the end of 2024. The polysius ® pu...

Heidelberg Materials celebrates start of ANRAV.beta CCUS project

19 October 2023, Published under Cement News

The start of construction for the pilot carbon capture installation at Heidelberg Materials ’ plant in Devnya was celebrated   this week,   in the presence of Milena Stoycheva, Bulgaria’s Minister of Innovation and Growth, and representatives of Heidelberg Materials and the local community.  The ANRAV.beta unit is a key next step in the implementation of the company’s large-scale ANRAV project in Bulgaria, which was announced in early 2023. As the first full-chain CCUS project in east...

Holcim partners with TotalEnergies to fully decarbonise Obourg plant

06 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TotalEnergies to work together to fully decarbonise the cement producer’s Obourg plant in Belgium. In a bid to create the first carbon-free cement plant in Belgium, various energies and technologies will be assessed for the efficient capture, utilisation, and sequestration (CCUS) of around 1.3Mt of CO 2 emitted by the facility every year. Technologies include an innovative new air-oxyfuel switchable kiln, to facilitate the capt...

Polysius wins CI4C order for oxyfuel system at Mergelstetten

09 June 2022, Published under Cement News

The research company CI4C (Cement Innovation for Climate), founded by the four cement manufacturers  Dyckerhoff GmbH  ( Buzzi Unicem SpA ),  HeidelbergCement AG ,  Schwenk Zement GmbH & Co KG  and  Vicat SA , has commissioned thyssenkrupp's Polysius business unit to build a polysius ®  pure oxyfuel kiln system on the site of Schwenk Zement's Mergelstetten cement plant in southern Germany. The polysius ®  pure oxyfuel process is a new type of clinker production process in which the other...

Playing its part in Paris

12 March 2018, Published under Cement News

In line with the UN’s Paris Agreement on climate change, HeidelbergCement has published its ‘Sustainability Commitments 2030’, which see the cement producer leading the development of carbon capture, utilisation and sequestration (CCUS) technologies for the cement industry. By Jan Theulen, HeidelbergCement, Germany. Figure 1: test facility for CCS at Brevik, Norway In November 2017 HeidelbergCement published its ‘Sustainability Commitments 2030’, reflecting the company’s environ...

Oxyfuel: prospects and limits

19 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Oxyfuel technology shows promise as a potential future method to help lower CO2 emissions through carbon capture and storage in the cement industry. However, the use of oxyfuel leads to a more complex kiln layout and operation, resulting in higher operating costs. By Dr Kristina Fleiger & Dr Volker Hoenig, VDZ, and Prof Dr Albrecht Wolter, TU Clausthal, Germany. Figure 1: oxyfuel technology offers one method of capturing carbon Over the last two decades, the cement industry has ...