Tag CO2 Footprint

US Eagle Materials modernizes and upgrades a plant

EagleMaterials Laramie

US Eagle Materials announced plans to modernize and expand its Laramie cement plant in Wyoming and related distribution facilities in Northern Colorado for an investment of US$ 430m. A modern kiln line will increase the plant capacity by 50% to…

India’s Shree Cement started a 3.0 Mta cement plant

Shree GunturPlant Constr Photo Credit Amit Kumar Patel

Shree Cement Limited, one of India’s largest cement producers, inaugurated its new integrated cement plant in Dachepalli village, Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The integrated 3.0 Mta capacity cement plant (Photo credit: Amit Patel, plant during construction) is designed to…

Mexico’s Cemex pins its hopes on clinker micronization

Cemex RD Switzerland

Mexico’s Cemex pioneered at their R&D Center in Switzerland a creative alternative to traditional clinker grinding. The new micronization technology shall have the potential to reduce the clinker factor by up to 50%, in specific cement admixtures. Accordingly, with this…

Holcim to produce calcined clay cements in Mexico

Holcim Mexico

With its strategic investment of USD 55m at its Tabasco cement plant in Macuspana, Holcim Mexico will start for the first time the production of calcined clay cements (LC3) (we reported here 14.02.2024). However, Holcim did not release any information…

US Monarch Cement to invest in a 20 MW solar unit

Monarch Cement

US cement producer Monarch plans to build a 20 MW solar facility with Evergy Energy Solutions on Monarch’s property at 1311 Florida Road in Humboldt, Kansas. With the capacity to generate 20 MW of clean electricity, the project is designed…

Taiwan Cement to install an Oxyfuel calciner at Hoping

TCC HopingPlant

Taiwan Cement Corporation (TCC) and thyssenkrupp Polysius signed a memorandum of understanding to build an Oxyfuel calciner at TCC’s Hoping plant (photo) in Taiwan. The new calciner shall be integrated into the existing production, which comprises 3 kiln lines. The…

Aggregate Industries will use Petrofac to cut CO2 emissions

CauldonCement UK1

UK’s Aggregate Industries, which is a part of Holcim, operates the 1.0 Mta dry-process cement plant in Cauldon, Stoke-on-Trent. The company will use Petrofac’s consulting team to identify opportunities for capturing CO2 at the Cauldon plant. The facility currently emits…