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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.

Cemex to develop a carbon-neutral alliance in Germany

18 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex SAB de CV is developing a carbon-neutral alliance in Germany as part of its ‘Future Action programme’ to test and accelerate technologies to reach carbon neutrality at its Rüdersdorf plant. Cemex is joining pioneering industrial consortiums to develop industrial-scale demonstration projects using ground-breaking technologies to form this alliance, which aspires to achieve carbon neutrality at the Rüdersorf plant by 2030. Several technologies, including waste heat recovery, carbon...

Raysut Cement Co begins construction of 9MW WHR system

21 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has begun construction of a new 9MW waste heat recovery (WHR) system at its plant in Salalah. The project is expected to contribute to the company’s ambitious sustainability targets, which include reducing power consumption capacity by 25-30 per cent, lowering CO 2 emissions and cutting water consumption by more than 50 per cent. The producer has contracted Sinoma Overseas Development Co Ltd for the project on an EPC basis.

LafargeHolcim to invest CHF100m in Indian WHR projects

03 December 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced a CHF100m (US$111.84m) investment in India for waste heat recovery systems. The investment will be completed across six sites over the next two years, as part of the group’s net zero roadmap. "On our net zero journey, we set ourselves an ambitious scope 2 target. I am very excited to see India leading the way by investing CHF100m in waste heat recovery. This major step forward builds on our procurement teams’ work in renewable energy," said Magali Anderson, chi...

Aker Carbon Capture and Man Energy Services agree CCS and waste heat agreement

03 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Aker Carbon Capture and Man Energy Services have signed an agreement to develop energy-efficient compression solutions for carbon capture and storage (CCS) applications with heat recovery.     With CCS, captured CO 2  is compressed before being liquefied and transported to a permanent storage location. The two companies aim to develop carbon capture solutions that require less energy. The transfer of heat is key for CO 2 -capture plants' improved, overall power-consumption with...

From WHRPG to EfW

09 November 2020, Published under Cement News

As cement plants search for ways to reduce their carbon footprint, waste heat recovery power generation (WHRPG) systems are becoming more popular. The use of biomass also provides potential as an energy-from-waste (EfW) solution to produce electrical power. Developments in WHRPG and biomass/EfW power generation systems are discussed below, including new technologies for energy saving and environmental load reduction. By Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, Japan. Figure 1: flow of a waste h...

Maple Leaf looks to expand WHR capacity

29 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd has announced plans to expand capacity at its waste heat recovery plant to 25MW from 16MW. The project is expected to be worth INR1.8bn (US$24.38m) and is likely to be financed through debt. Sayeed Tariq Saigol, CEO, stated that the company has always endeavoured to reduce production costs and increasing its electricity production through the waste heat recovery plant will aid in this. The project is expected to begin by September 2021.

Ramco Cements installs new 9MW WHR unit

14 September 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has commissioned a 9MW waste heat recovery unit at its Jayanthipuram cement plant in Andhra Pradesh. Two more 9MW waste heat recovery systems are being installed at Jayanthipuram and are expected be commissioned in the coming months. "The installation of waste heat recovery systems in our plants will help us reduce the power cost. Besides savings in power cost, it also reduces CO 2 emission substantially, which will have a positive impact on the environment," said A...

Mangalam Cement commissions 11MW WHR plant

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Mangalam Cement has fully commissioned its 11MW waste heat recovery unit at its plant in Morak, Rajasthan. It had initially put 5.15MW of capacity into operation on 15 January 2020 with the remainder set to be commissioned in the 4QFY19-20. However, this plan was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Powering up with WHR

07 April 2020, Published under Cement News

In the south of Pakistan, Power Cement Ltd (PCL), part of the Arif Habib Group, has started production from a new 7700tpd clinker line supplied by FLSmidth. The hot exhaust gases from the new facility are utilised to generate around 11.5MW of gross power without using any fuel. By SM Imran, Power Cement, Pakistan. View of the AQC boiler, Power Cement, Pakistan Globally, steam Rankine cycle-based technology has established its status in cement and power plants in terms of reliabi...