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Votorantim Cimentos opens new waste treatment unit in Itaperuçu

12 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Brazil-based Votorantim Cimentos inaugurated its first Brazilian unit dedicated to the operations of Verdera, its sustainable waste management and disposal arms and Viter, an agricultural inputs business, in Itaperuçu. The waste treated at the Itaperuçu will be used at Votorantim Cimentos' Rio Branco do Sul plant. The BRL145m (US$28.6m) investment will house a new Verdera waste crushing plant an a new agricultural limestone production line. Verdera's new shredding plant has the capacit...

Holcim’s Martes-Tolosane plant increases waste treatment facility

16 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim's Martes-Tolosane plant in France has doubled its waste treatment capacity with the recent modernisation of the kiln with the help of Geocycle. The enhanced capacity will allow the plant to recycle 100,000t of waste (versus an earlier capacity of 40,000t) from 2022. The recycling of the waste, mainly solid recovered fuels (SRF), will not only reduce the reliance on natural resources but also reduce the plant's carbon footprint and help divert significant volumes of non-recy...

Cemex acquires urban waste treatment company

31 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced the acquisition of Broquers Ambiental (Broquers), a sustainable company that focusses on the separation, recovery, and treatment of urban solid waste generated in the city of Queretaro. This acquisition is part of Cemex's Future in Action programme, aimed to achieve carbon neutrality.   "With this acquisition, at Cemex we are firmly committed to the circular economy by integrating our value chain to the production of climate-friendly fuels that we use in cement produc...