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Holcim Romania inaugurates WHR project

25 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania has inaugurated a EUR15m new waste heat recovery investment at its Alesd plant which is set to meet around 15 per cent of the plant’s electricity needs. “The investment we are inaugurating today at our plant in Alesd is part of Holcim Romania’s consistent efforts to reduce the consumption of energy and natural resources by implementing the best available technology in the field,” Daniel Bach, general director Holcim Romania, said. Despite a difficult trading environment,...

Kohat Cement full-year profit rises 58.55%, Pakistan

23 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Northern Pakistan-cement based cement producer Kohat Cement Co reported a 58.55 per cent YoY rise in FY13 net profit. For the July 2012-June 2013 fiscal, the company reported a profit after tax of PKR2.632bn (US$25.55m) against PKR1.66bn during the year before. Net sales increased to PKR11.297bn from PKR9.316bn in FY12. It incurred selling and distribution expenses of PKR58.4m and administrative and general expenses of PKR86.423m compared to PKR46.242m and PKR66.714m, respectively in FY12....

GMK and IKN sign waste heat recovery partnership, Germany

16 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Germany-based companies GMK GmbH and IKN GmbH have entered into an exclusive partnership to develop and market waste heat recovery systems for the cement industry. On 16 September 2013, a memorandum of understanding was signed by Piacentini-Timm (GMK), Wilhelm Uebachs (GERMANIA Technologieholding), Klaas Windmöller and Justus von Wedel (both IKN). GMK, a specialist for power generating equipment based on the Organic-Rankine-Cycle (ORC), has developed the INDUCAL® line of products for indu...

Tong Yang sells waste heat recovery plant, South Korea

04 September 2013, Published under Cement News

South Korea-based cement producer Tong Yang Cement Corporation has sold a waste heat recovery plant to Samcheok Energy, a company invested by a private equity fund run by Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management, Ltd. The acquisition was made for a consideration of KRW40,000m. Tong Yang Cement is one of South Korea's largest cement producer by capacity. Its major plant at Samcheock has seven NSP precalciner kilns and five mills, capable of around 10Mta cement, with another 10 per cent a...

Najran delays launch of WHR project, Saudi Arabia

30 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement has postponed the launch of its waste heat recovery (WHR) plant by six months, the company said in a bourse statement yesterday. The Saudi-based cement producer will now bring the new WHR plant on line in March 2014 instead of September 2013 as originally planned. The project is costing US$45m with a projected power generating capacity of 27.1MW.

Reducing India's CO2 footprint

19 June 2013, Published under Cement News

India’s rapidly-expanding cement industry can reduce its carbon emissions by nearly half by 2050, according to the technology roadmap published by the International Energy Agency and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. However, reducing the sector’s carbon footprint will require many varied steps and a joint effort by its stakeholders. India’s cement industry can be considered, by some measures, one of the most efficient in the world and it has made great stride...

Give high energy costs the BOOT

07 May 2013, Published under Cement News

E.ON Masdar Integrated Carbon (EMIC), which offers unique end-to-end project development, implementation, investment, financing, and operational solutions, offers an alternative business model for waste heat recovery in the cement sector. By E.ON Masdar Integrated Carbon Ltd, UAE. Figure 1: flow diagram of a 3800tpd WHR plant for a cement works The days of cheap energy are going or, in many cases, have already gone. Increasingly, International Monetary Fund (IMF) development loa...

DG Khan Cement registers with UNFCCC, Pakistan

04 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer DG Khan Cement Company Ltd (DGKC) has registered with the United Nations Framework, Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the qualification of Carbon Emission Reductions (CERs). The expected CERs from projects will be approximately 350,000 per annum. This includes the following projects at its two cement plants, Khofli Sattai plant, Dera Ghazi Khan and Khairpur plant, Chakwal: • waste heat recovery and utilisation for power generation at the Khofli Sattai plant ...

HeidelbergCement to set up waste heat recovery power generation plant

12 February 2013, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has received an approval for setting up waste heat recovery power plant at its cement plant in Narsingarh, Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh. The proposed plant will produce approximately 12.15MW of power from available waste heat of pyroprocessing system of all three clinker lines at Narsingarh. The project costs an estimated INR1450m -INR1500m (US$26.8m-US$27.8m) and it is likely to be operational in January 2015. It will substitute equivalent grid power and thus...

Lucky Cement recognised for 'green supply chain', Pakistan

20 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer Lucky Cement has been awarded for its green supply chain operations and logistics at the Second International Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain conference in Karachi. Lucky Cement was commended for a number of sustainability projects like alternative fuels usage, energy conservation and plantation drives. In addition, the company’s in-house power generation units have been revamped to ensure environmental efficiency. Mr. Noman Hasan, Chief Operating Officer,...