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Digitization and the future of the cement plant McKinsey

Digitization and the future of the cement plant McKinsey

Sep 16, 2020  The per-ton cement cost at such a plant is between $35 and $40. This future is not far off. Our analysis shows that pursuing digitization and sustainability levers are key to significantly boosting productivity and efficiency of a typical cement plant (Exhibit 1). The result is a margin gain of $4 to $9 per ton of cement, 2.

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Strategy - CEMEX

Strategy - CEMEX

Materiality Analysis ... increasing alternative fuels and raw materials and reducing clinker content. For 2030, we are committed to ensuring that at least half our ready-mix concrete and cement sales is linked to solutions with superior sustainability performance. ... In addition to converting non-recyclable waste as alternative fuels and ...

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Analysis strategies for alternative fuels in the cement ...

Analysis strategies for alternative fuels in the cement ...

Analysis strategies for alternative fuels in the cement industry D. Bonvin, R. Yellepeddi and S. Terrazzoni Thermo Fisher Scientific CH-1024 Ecublens, Switzerland

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Analysing Alternative Fuel Elements

Analysing Alternative Fuel Elements

ARL OPTIM’X can be used for routine analysis of oxides in cement materials either in a small cement plant or as a backup in a big cement plant, in addition to the analysis of alternative fuels. As an example, typical results for key oxides in cement materials are given here. Figure 5

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Sustainable cement production—present and future ...

Sustainable cement production—present and future ...

Jul 01, 2011  Alternative fuels. The use of alternative fuels and raw materials (AFR) for cement clinker production is certainly of high importance for the cement manufacturer but also for society as a whole. Alternative fuel utilization began in the mid 1980s. Starting in calciner lines, up to almost 100% alternative fuel firing at the precalciner stage was ...

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The cost of supporting alternative jet fuels in the ...

The cost of supporting alternative jet fuels in the ...

Mar 20, 2019  Alternative jet fuels (AJFs) are among the few available in-sector approaches to reduce aviation sector emissions. Although the aviation sector has not played a prominent role in fuels policy to date, policy-makers are increasingly incorporat-ing aviation fuels into long-term strategies as the road sector is electrified. This report reviews the

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Alternative Fuel Raw Material Strategy - Sustainability ...

Alternative Fuel Raw Material Strategy - Sustainability ...

The alternative fuel that is used in the manufacturing of cement promotes recycling energy through waste, while using alternative raw materials ensures protection of nonrenewable natural resources through material recycling. We aim to reduce our dependency on natural resources and fossil fuels by converting alternative fuels and alternative raw materials into resources, for all our ...

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Alternative Fuels Research and Deployment Department of ...

Alternative Fuels Research and Deployment Department of ...

EPAct fleets: Have all covered vehicle fleets acquire alternative fuel vehicles or reduce petroleum use equal to purchasing 75 percent of their new vehicles as alternative fuel vehicles Clean Cities: Combined with other petroleum reduction strategies, reduce petroleum use in transportation in the United States by 2.5 billion gallons a year in 2025.

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Efficient Use of Alternative Fuels – Cement Americas

Efficient Use of Alternative Fuels – Cement Americas

Jun 07, 2021  In conclusion, running an efficient cement plant has nothing to do with the fuel you use. By eliminating process inefficiencies and identifying the optimal process settings, cement manufacturers can run efficient, competitive operations using alternative fuel. Specifically: Reduce energy cost per ton clinker – 5.6%. Increase clinker quality ...

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Strategies for the utilization of alternative fuels in the ...

Strategies for the utilization of alternative fuels in the ...

Jan 04, 2018  The analysis of specific alternative fuels shows that the level of usage of AFs in one cement plant in Taiwan is less than that of Japan and much lower than that of Germany. This paper provides a comparison, barriers and recommendations for the use of AFs in the cement industry, particularly in Taiwan.

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Increasing the Use of Alternative Fuels at Cement Plants: International Best Practice vii This report was produced in cooperation between IFC, SNIC (Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento), and ABCP (Associação Brasileira de Cimento Portland).

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Use of Alternative Fuels in Cement Manufacture: Analysis ...

Use of Alternative Fuels in Cement Manufacture: Analysis ...

Cement manufacturing is an energy-intensive process due to the high temperatures required in thekilns for clinkerization. The use of alternative fuels to replace conventional fuels, in particularcoal, is a widespread practice and can contribute to improving the global warming impact andtotal environmental footprint of the cement industry.

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International Cement Review - News, Events Training

International Cement Review - News, Events Training

ICR reviews new plant projects, while Credit Suisse explains what is propping up cement demand in Mexico and Claudius Peters details its packaging solutions for LafargeHolcim’s Mérida plant. Subscribe. Event Reports - 13 July 2021. Virtual IEEE-IAS/PCA event. Environment - 12 July 2021.

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New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement MIT ...

New approach suggests path to emissions-free cement MIT ...

Sep 16, 2019  Chiang and his team have spent the last year searching for alternative approaches, and hit on the idea of using an electrochemical process to replace the current fossil-fuel-dependent system. Ordinary Portland cement, the most widely used standard variety, is made by grinding up limestone and then cooking it with sand and clay at high heat ...

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Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO2 ...

Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO2 ...

Jul 09, 2018  The report outlines a variety of strategies that could help achieve that goal—everything from alternative fuels to carbon capture technology to new chemical recipes for the cement

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Cement sector single largest source of CO2 emission in ...

Cement sector single largest source of CO2 emission in ...

Aug 01, 2021  KARACHI: Pakistan’s cement industry is the single largest source of carbon dioxide emission, a highly hazardous gas, whereas various elements of the country's energy sector are responsible for 90...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Cement Industry

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Cement Industry

alternative fuels and alternative materials (recycled, hence using circular-economy practices), and the implementation of carbon capture, storage, and utilization whenever possible. Paradoxically, COVID-19 could accelerate the sustainability trend in the cement industry as the

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Making Concrete Change: Innovation in Low-carbon Cement ...

Making Concrete Change: Innovation in Low-carbon Cement ...

Jun 13, 2018  The use of alternative fuels in cement production is most prevalent in Europe, making up around 43 per cent of fuel consumption there compared to 15 per cent in North America, 8 per cent in China, South Korea and Japan, and around 3 per cent in India. 52 This indicates that a lot can still be achieved by simply increasing the use of alternative ...

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Quality Analysis of Refused-Derived Fuel as Alternative ...

Quality Analysis of Refused-Derived Fuel as Alternative ...

Aug 24, 2019  Abstract: Refused Derived Fuels (RDF) as an alternative fuel from municipal solid waste (MSW) is still required by the cement industry. Besides it has a high calorific value, RDF has a more economical price than coal. RDF production is also able to solve the problem of MSW and reduce CO 2 emissions. One of the cement industries in Indonesia has developed various alternative energy

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LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS

electricity production in coal fired power plants (0.1 ton/ton product), the use of alternative fuels for cement clinker production is certainly of high importance and an attractive alternative, comparative to non-renewable fossil fuels. Thus, one of the main strategies through which the cement industry may contribute to a reduction in CO 2 ...

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blending with mineral substitutes, and using lower-carbon alternative fuels to fire the kiln. Canada’s cement industry has made progress over past two decades in each of these areas. Energy intensity improved by 21% between 1990 and 2010. There have also been improvements in the clinker-to-cement ratio and the use of alternative fuels is growing.

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The cement industry is the most energy intensive of all ...

The cement industry is the most energy intensive of all ...

Jul 01, 2013  The industrial sector, which encompasses manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and construction, accounted for almost a third of total U.S. energy use in 2012.Energy-intensive manufacturing accounted for a little more than half of total industrial energy use. Although the cement industry used only one-quarter of one percent of total U.S. energy, it is the most energy-intensive of all ...

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Impacts of Cement Industry on Environment - An Overview

Impacts of Cement Industry on Environment - An Overview

Cement Kiln Alternative Fuel Use, ... The functional unit considered is 1 tonne of Portland cement, and a cradle-to-gate analysis was conducted. The input data (raw materials, energy, electricity ...

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The utilization of alternative fuels in the cement industry since the 1980s was driven by rising energy prices, depletion of fossil fuels and the environmental impact of traditional fuels ...

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Supply Chain Management in the Cement Industry

Supply Chain Management in the Cement Industry

Cement is produced in more than 150 countries all over the world. Cement, as the most important ingredient of concrete, is essential in the development of infrastructure and construction in general. The level of advancement in cement and concrete Supply Chain Management (SCM) can facilitate or constrain world economic development.

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Use of Alternative Fuels in Cement Manufacture: Analysis ...

Use of Alternative Fuels in Cement Manufacture: Analysis ...

Use of Alternative Fuels in Cement Manufacture: Analysis of Fuel Characteristics and Feasibility for Use in the Chinese Cement Sector Ashley Murray Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley Lynn Price Environmental Energy Technologies Division June 2008 This work was supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,

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CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM THE GLOBAL CEMENT

CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM THE GLOBAL CEMENT

Abstract The cement industry contributes about 5% to global anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, making the cement industry an important sector for CO 2-emission mitigation strategies.CO 2 is emitted from the calcination process of limestone, from combustion of fuels in the kiln, as well as from power generation. In this paper, we review the total CO 2 emissions from cement making, including process ...

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INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY THE EMENT INDUSTRY

INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY THE EMENT INDUSTRY

In California, the cement industry consumes approximately 1,600 GWh per year, 220 MW, and 22 million therms per year. This represents about 5% of California manufacturing electricity consumption and 1% of California manufacturing natural gas consumption. Table 2-2 compares cement industry electricity and natural gas use for California and the U.S.

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Engineers have created a cement alternative to reduce ...

Engineers have created a cement alternative to reduce ...

Jun 26, 2018  The Rice engineers used a statistical analysis method to calculate the best recipe and mixing strategies to make their cement mix. They found

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Cement firms use waste in fuel mix as they look to rejig ...

Cement firms use waste in fuel mix as they look to rejig ...

The fuel mix of cement manufacturers is going through a churn. The last decade saw cement companies partially substitute coal with pet coke. However, the fuel mix now includes plastics and tyres, as companies look to rejig their sourcing. “Our fuel mix currently comprises alternative fuels at

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Cement Sector Trends in Beneficial Use of Alternative ...

Cement Sector Trends in Beneficial Use of Alternative ...

discussions led to the identification of “emerging issues,” concerning alternative fuels that are either in use or being investigated by the cement plants. For these additional alternative fuel materials, SSP developed material-specific analysis and “emerging issue”

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Cement technology roadmap

Cement technology roadmap

Apr 06, 2018  Improving energy efficiency and switching to alternative fuels, in combination with reducing the clinker content in cement and deploying emerging and innovative technologies like carbon capture and the use of alternative binding materials are the main carbon-mitigation methods available in cement manufacturing.

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Pyrolysis Oil Market Global Industry Report, 2030

Pyrolysis Oil Market Global Industry Report, 2030

Pyrolysis Oil Market: Overview. According to Transparency Market Research’s latest research report on the global pyrolysis oil market for the historical period 2019 and the forecast period of 2020 to 2030, increase in focus on reducing dependence on utilization of fossil fuel resources is a key factor expected to boost the global pyrolysis oil market during the forecast period.

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