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Tapping ultimate WHR potential

25 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Reducing the carbon footprint of cement production and introducing captive electricity generation have become priorities for Turkish cement producer Nuh Çimento. After nine years of waste heat recovery (WHR) experience at its Hereke cement works, the company has gathered a considerable amount of data that can be used to assess WHR efficiency and tap its ultimate potential. By Halim Tekkesin, Sami Zengin, Turgut Atakorkut and Sabri Karabay, Nuh Çimento, Turkey. Nuh Çimento now has over...

Suez Cement to build Egypt’s first cement WHR

28 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based Suez Cement is preparing to commission the country’s first waste heat recovery (WHR) facility in a cement plant by 2023. The project aims to reduce the plant’s carbon emissions by approximately 40,000tpa. By Omar Korshid and Ossama Abdel Wahid, Suez Cement, Egypt. Suez Cement aims to significantly reduce carbon emissions by installing a WHR system at its Helwan plant, Egypt To support Egypt’s national emissions strategies to 2050, domestic cement producer Suez Cement...

Jindal to build new 2.5Mta plant in Raigarh

30 May 2022, Published under Cement News

India’s Jindal Group and the Chhattisgarh government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new cement plant in Raigarh district in the easternmost part of Chhattisgarh State. According to reports in the Times of India, the new facility will have a production capacity of around 2.5Mta of cement and 2.5Mta of clinker. The plant will also have a 12MW waste heat recovery system. 

UltraTechCement Ltd reports consolidated sales of INR155bn in 4QFY21-22

02 May 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced its financial results for the 4QFY21-22 and year ended 31   March 2022. The company reported consolidated net sales of INR155,570m (US$2035m) in the 4QFY21-22 versus 142,320m over the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax in the 4QFY21-22 was INR31,650m compared to INR37,510m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Normalised profit after tax was INR14780m in the 4QFY21-22 compared t...

Ramco Cements commissions WHR system

25 November 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has commissioned a new waste heat recovery system for the third line of its Jayanthipuram plant in Andhra Pradesh. Out of the two boilers in the WHR system of the third line, the air-quenched boiler at the cooler has been commissioned, according to a company release. It is expected to increase total available power from waste heat to 24MW from 21MW. The preheater boiler at the third line will be commissioned in June 2022.

Cemex partners with Orcan Energy for WHR project in Rüdersdorf

24 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex has made a further advancement in its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality at its Rüdersdorf cement plant by 2030. The latest partnership will see the implementation of a waste heat recovery (WHR) system at the site in Germany. The project, conducted in partnership with Orcan Energy, is a key milestone on the road to climate neutrality, as it will contribute significantly to reduce energy-related emissions well before 2030. Rüdersdorf cement plant is the site of a new WHR pro...

Sinoma to build WHR plant for Philippine producer

22 November 2021, Published under Cement News

The Philippines’ Board of Investment (BoI) has approved Sinoma Energy Conservation (Cebu) Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) Co Inc as the new operator of a 4.5MW WHR plant in Naga City, Cebu province. "Under a Power Supply Agreement, the WHR power generating plant will provide significant support to a specific cement company in Cebu by capturing and using the waste heat of the cement plant to generate a steady and cost-effective supply of electricity at about 23,130,000kWH per year," said the BOI ...

Helwan Cement to install WHR system

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), owned by Heidelberg Cement group, has announced an investment of around US$20m to build a waste heat recivery system (WHR) at its Helwan cement factory in Egypt. The new facility will be using the latest technologies to ensure an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient production process, and significantly reduce CO 2 emissions produced from the electricity supply.  The WHR system will have the potential to generate up to 18MW of power for...

Turboden to participate in HEATLEAP waste heat initiative

07 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Today, the European Union (EU)-funded HEATLEAP project is being officially launched and presented to the public. The project aims to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of waste heat recovery systems in energy-intensive industries. Currently, it is difficult to capture and use low-grade (<70˚C) waste heat with conventional technologies. Paolo Bertuzzi, CEO of Turboden and coordinator of the project, comments: "We are delighted to showcase our portfolio of solutions ...

Prism Johnson commissions further WHR and solar capacity

31 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Prism Johnson has commissioned a 12.4MW waste heat recovery (WHR) unit and 10MW of solar power at its cement plant in Satna, Madya Pradesh. This is in addition to the 12.5MW of solar power capacity that was put into operation in the FY19-20 and the 10MW WHR facility that was installed in November 2020 at the same plant. The installations are expected to help the company reduce its dependence on non-renewable sources of energy and are part of its sustainability initiatives.