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Burning used tyres

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

One way of reducing the fossil fuel requirement in clinker production is through the use of alternative fuels (AFs). Walter Materials handling, part of the ATS Group, looks at one plant that has invested in the burning of end-of-life tyres to reduce its thermal energy costs, lower its CO 2 emissions and tackle tyre disposal issues. By Basri Ogut, Walter Materials handling, France. LafargeHolcim invested in an end-of-life tyre project at its Martres-Tolosane plant in France ...

Burning tyres in the desert

15 October 2013, Published under Cement News

As part of its alternative fuels programme, Holcim México’s Hermosillo plant feeds tyre chips into its precalciner. To effectively carry out the procedure, the cement producer uses a metallic apron extractor supplied by Walter Materials Handling. By L Rieffel, Walter Materials Handling, France. Holcim Mexico’s Hermosillo plant facilitates the use of alternative fuels with the Walter Materials Handling patented metallic apron extractor to feed its precalciner with tyre chips ...