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Plugging the plastic leakage

11 June 2019, Published under Cement News

The issue of post-consumer plastic leaking into the ocean with devastating consequences on marine life has existed for some time but only recently the rallying call to solve this issue appears to have been firmly heard. As it mines this waste to produce a suitable alternative fuel to fire its kilns, the cement industry could prove to be a key ally. By Dr Vincent Aloysius, INSEE Ecocycle Co Ltd, Thailand. There are up to 12.8Mt of post-consumer plastics polluting the world's oceans ...

India's waste win-win

09 October 2013, Published under Cement News

The rapid growth of the Indian cement industry has seen the construction of many new efficient plants. The annual gains in output and supply to the market are clearly visible. However, further room for improvement still exists as the uptake of alternative fuels remains limited. Hazardous and municipal solid wastes offer a solution that not only solve some of India’s waste management issues, but also reduce the cement industry’s coal requirements and associated CO2 emissions. By Ritu Bharadwa...

Investing for sustainability

09 September 2013, Published under Cement News

As part of its sustainability drive, CEMEX Poland has made key improvements in dust control at its Chelm and Rudniki plants as well as advancing the use of alternative fuels by installing a drum dryer at Chelm. By Cemex, Poland. Installation of an RDF dryer has delivered significant benefits for the Chelm works CEMEX Poland is one of the country’s leading producers of cement, concrete and aggregates. The company benefits from a large production base, comprising two integrated ce...