Burning Tires: A Burning Concern

What happens when a cement plant wants to initiate a pilot project to burn tires for fuel? A lot of hell gets raised.

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Industrial Waste to Green Cement

The rise in construction and building activities is the primary growth driver for the global green cement market. The demand for these types of cement is being accelerated by uptake of alternative fuels derived from waste materials such as foundry sand, used oils, sewage sludge, solid recovered fuels, filter cakes, animal meals and fly ash. The urgent need to cut down carbon emissions is encouraging usage of these fuels. The market is also gaining an impetus from governments, which are promoting green architecture to ensure sustainable building, which is certified under Leader in Energy and Environment Design (LEED).

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LafargeHolcim Reaches Major Disensa Milestone

LafargeHolcim opened its 1,000th Disensa retail store this past December in Alajuela, Costa Rica. The store is a family-run business with a portfolio of extensive construction materials primarily targeted at masons and self-builders.

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Cement Equipment Market to Reach $9B by 2022

According to CW Research’s recently published “World Cement Equipment Market and Forecast Report,” the market for cement manufacturing related equipment and services is projected to reach $9 billion by 2022.

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