Firm has commissioned new equipment to help its goal of reducing environmental footprint.
Firm says five of its plants have been recognized by the EPA.
Meftah Cement to set up air protection measures with support from Lafarge experts.
Company CEO Bruno Lafont says it has become part of company DNA.
Transport firms ready to sign common code of accountability and safety.
System transforms solid waste into alternative fuel and is expected to help avoid the emissions of 130.000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere annually.
Global cement industry has reduced CO2 emissions per ton by 17%.
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Use of alternative fuels in Spain and the rest of EuropeThe addition of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through the burning of traditional fossil fuels has long been cited as the primary cause of global warming and climate change. Efforts to arrest climate change have centered on the reduction of carbon emissions, and the cement manufacturing industry is doing its part primarily through the use of alternative fuels in the clinker...25 November 2013
New Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) with Integrated NOx ReductionOdor emissions had been a problem for the cement plant in Wopfing, Austria for several years. Due to the location of the cement plant in a narrow valley, nearby villages were affected by its emissions. After 10 years of testing different waste gas cleaning systems, the Wopfinger Baustoffindustrie GmbH decided to install a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) to control...18 November 2013
Next stage in vertical roller mills with Siemens technologyTwo compact solutions for the optimum and energy-efficient driving of vertical mills. A look at cement-production figures worldwide reveals considerable growth over the years. This gives rise to a demand for even higher-performing and naturally economical production systems.
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