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Cemex’s alternative fuels program

Cemex - as part of their sustainability goals - are continuously searching for methods of meeting the demands of a growing urban society without endangering the status of the planet. The company’s alternative fuels program has a major role in such sustainable manufacturing objectives.

Sadico, Vietnam, gets new bag conversion machine

A new PP block bottom valve bag conversion machine has been installed and commissioned for Sadico in Vietnam. BSW Machinery, a subsidiary of Windmöller & Hölscher, took on the project, which enables Sadico to produce a more sustainable packaging solution for its customers in the cement industry.

How to make stronger, “greener” cement

Analysis of material's molecular structure leads to a new formula that could cut greenhouse-gas emissions.

Balancing dusts in the kiln

Chemically the expectation for a cement clinker is that it will have the same overall chemical composition as the raw materials from which it is made, less any gaseous emissions and plus any ash provided by the fuels. However, much happens between the raw materials entering the raw mill and the emergence of the clinker.

Fan Upgrade for Hanson Cement's Purfleet Plant

A fan upgrade by Siemens at Hanson Cement’s highly productive Purfleet plant has resulted in energy savings of more than 36% being made, with payback on the investment anticipated to be well under two years.

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