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A green cement challenge to Australia's cement producers

15 July 2022, Published under Cement News

This week the Hallett Group announced a AUD125m (US$84.3m) project to replace around 6Mta of imported clinker and cement with supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) from a new manufacturing facility based at Port Augusta and a Port Adelaide import and export distribution centre for green cement. The operation is expected to cut CO2 emissions initially by 300,000t from June 2024 and then by 1Mt as it expands the following year. The Port Augusta manufacturing site will receive granulated...

Hallett Group launches its Green Cement Transformation project

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The Hallett Group is breaking into Australia’s cement sector by building a AUD125m (US$84.3m) cement plant in Port Augusta to supply green cement. The project has been funded AUD20m by the federal government of Australia. The building and construction materials supplier will use slag from the Nyrstar Port Pirie smelter and the Liberty Whyaller Steelworks. It will have a separate important and export distribution facility at Port Adelaide. Fly ash will also be supplied by the former Port Aug...

Building a better Australia

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Adbri has been integral to the use of slag cements in Australia since the 1970s. Here, the company looks at how the role of slag cements in the Australian cement industry has progressed and the importance of strong partnerships with local and foreign suppliers. By Michael Miller, Adbri Ltd, Australia. ABCL’s Birkenhead site Adbri Ltd, formerly known as Adelaide Brighton Ltd, is a pioneering construction materials and industrial mineral manufacturing company in Australia. With...

Ecocem: supporting Europe’s Green deal

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Since its foundation in 2003 Ecocem has been a driving force in establishing the use of low-carbon cement using slag as a key raw material. ICR spoke with its Managing Director, Conor O’Riain, about the company’s developments and its expectations going forward. Conor O’Riain, managing director of Ecocem, speaks with ICR about the company’s achievements to date and challenges ahead ICR: How has Ecocem evolved since its founding and where are its cement plants located today? ...

Cemex launches CemSlag™ eco-friendly cement

27 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA has launched a new product called CEMSlag™ which is a new eco-friendly binder suitable for concrete. Made from blastfurnace slag, the material is finely ground to provide a durable cement solution for high-quality concrete. CEMSlag™ has a lower CO 2 footprint than ordinary Portland cement and offers multiple benefits including lower permeability for increased resistance to chemical attack, reduced hydration thereby reducing thermal cracking and in many cases, high 28-day compre...

Finnsementii to upgrade Raahe slag grinding capacity

19 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Finnsementii has announced that it is investing EUR12m in a new blastfurnace slag mill at its Raahe plant in Finland. The plant, which will be built on the Lapaluoto industrial site, will double Raahe's existing milling capacity. "Thanks to the investment and the resulting capacity, we will be able to ensure the availability of slag and more environmentally friendly cement in Finland," says Finnsement CEO, Miikka Riionheimo. A significant part of the total investment will be directed to th...

Cemex Poland to supply deep diving pool project

23 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex is participating in the construction of the deepest and largest diving pool project called 'Deepsot', near Warsaw, Poland. Cemex's Rudniki cement plant near Czestochowa will supply CEMIII/A 42.5 to enable the contractor, Budokrusz SA to produce two classes of structural concrete for the 45m deep pool that can accommodate 8000m 3 of water. The pool is for professional and novice divers, as well as for free or breath-holding diving. The complex will include the construction of an under...

AfriSam expects carbon tax to boost slagment sales

24 April 2019, Published under Cement News

AfriSam is helping to support customers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint with its 'slagment', which is expected to see an increasing rise in popularity following the new carbon tax in South Africa, which comes into force in June 2019. AfriSam's dedicated slagment plant in Vanderbijlpark has the capacity to produce over 0.8Mta of slagment, along with over 0.2Mt of blended cementitious products. For over half a century, AfriSam has produced its trade-named 'slagment' from ground granu...

PT Indocement

25 September 2017, Published under Cement News

On 13 September PT Indocement launched its new product – Tiga Roda Superslag Cement. Slag cement is seen as the answer to market demand for a cement which offers low-heat hydration and is environmentally friendly due to its reduced CO 2 emissions. According to the company, its new TR Superslag Cement is particularly recommended for jetty and dam projects, we well as concrete paving and foundations. It is seen by Indocement as its commitment to “continuously innovate and deliver cement pr...

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa launches Tiga Roda (TR) Slag cement

15 September 2017, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, Tiga Roda cement (HeidelbergCement group), has launched its new Tiga Roda (TR) Superslag cement product. President Director of Indocement, Christian Kartawijaya, said the rapid development in Indonesia demands a new breakthrough in the world of construction. Slag cement is the answer to market demands for low-heat hydration cement as a mass concrete raw material, high-sulphate resistance rate and durable product. "Slag cement is highly recommended for doc...