cement factories and the environment

Are we stuck with cement?

Jun 28, 2018"The cement industry is a business, they will keep selling the product everyone already knows and wants. Really, what we need is [carbon-pricing] legislation." This would require the cement industry to explore the use of alternative materials in their factories, but according to the CDP report, the industry has only used a token amount of their revenues to explore alternatives.

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The Environmental Impacts of Concrete

Cement and global warming. • CO 2 is produced at two points during cement production : - the first is as a byproduct of burning of fossil fuels, primarily coal, to generate the heat necessary to drive the cement-making process - the second from the thermal decomposition of calcium carbonate in the process of producing cement clinker.

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Vietnam

Industrial parks represent an attractive market for wastewater treatment plants since the government is pushing industry harder on environmental compliance. Solid Waste The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) states that solid waste continues to increase throughout the country, and is expected to reach a rate of 44 million tons annually.

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Impact of cement factory operations on air quality and

Oct 16, 2012The health profile of the factory workers and some residents of neighbouring communities showed high levels of respiratory and skin infections. Enforcement of law with regard to compliance on emissions and creation of a buffer zone around the cement

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Industrial Dust, Air Pollution and related Occupational

Sep 05, 2009Industrial Dust, Air Pollution and related Occupational Diseases - Nuisance to be controlled for improvement of general environment, safety and health standard: 1.0. Introduction - Air pollution is the presence of high concentration of contamination, dust, smokes etc., in the general body of air man breaths. Dust is defined as particulate matter as any airborne

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF CONCRETE

Energy consumption is the biggest environmental concern with cement and concrete production. Cement production is one of the most energy intensive of all industrial manufacturing process. Including direct fuel use for mining and transporting raw materials, cement production takes about 1,758 kWh for every ton of cement.

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Environmental health survey in asbestos cement sheets

An environmental health survey was conducted in and around the surrounding area of asbestos-cement sheets manufacturing industry to observe the occupational asbestos exposure burden. The monitoring and analysis of the asbestos concentration and its type around the asbestos industries address many questions regarding source, distribution and

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Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO2

Jul 09, 2018Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO 2 Emissions. But while cement has largely shaped the modern built environment, it's also a massive source of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. It single-handedly accounts for about 7 percent of all global carbon emissions, according to estimates from the International Energy Agency.

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Effect of Exposure to Cement Dust on Pulmonary Function

Who found a high prevalence of shortness of breath, stuffy nose and sneezing among exposed cement factory workers. In parallel to our findings, Merenu et al, 2007 [6]. investigated the effect of cement dust exposure on cement factory workers with a mean of 10 years exposure to cement dust

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CO2 Emissions Profile of the U.S. Cement Industry

type of cement is determined based upon the type and quantity of additives added. Cooled clinker can be mixed with a small quantity of gypsum to produce Portland cement or can be mixed with a greater quantity of lime to produce masonry cement. ENERGY USE Total energy consumption in the U.S. cement industry exhibited a decline between 1970 and the

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CEMENT PRODUCTION

of greenhouse and acidifying gasses has the origin in building industry. Cement belongs to the most often used building materials and its production is increasing over the world. But the cement industry is an energy enormous intensive and products many emissions, odors and noise.

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Coalition for Sustainable Cement Manufacturing

Coalition for Sustainable Cement Manufacturing Environment 1107 9th Street, Suite 930 | Sacramento, CA 95814 | (916) 447-9884 October 22, 2018 Ms. Mary Nichols Chairman California Air Resources Board 1001 "I" Street Post Office Box 2815 Sacramento, California 95812

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Cement Manufacture and the Environment Part II

Summary. The enormous demand for cement and the large energy and raw material requirements of its manufacture allow the cement industry to consume a wide variety of waste raw materials and fuels and provide the industry with significant opportunities to symbiotically utilize large

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Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC

The cement industry is an energy intensive industry with energy typically accounting for 30-40% of production costs (i.e. excluding capital costs). Various fuels can be used to provide the heat required for the process. In 1995 the most commonly used fuels were petcoke (39%) and

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Emissions from the Cement Industry

May 09, 2012Cement manufacturing is highly energy- and emissions-intensive because of the extreme heat required to produce it. Producing a ton of cement requires 4.7 million BTU of energy, equivalent to about 400 pounds of coal, and generates nearly a ton of CO 2 .

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Environmental impact of Portland cement production

Environmental impact of Portland cement production. The amount of carbon dioxide originated by the cement manufacture accounts for about 6% of the global anthropogenic CO 2 emissions ( Habert, 2013 ). Basically, low-CO 2 cements (Gartner, 2004), namely hydraulic binders whose production process is associated with a reduced CO 2 generation, can be obtained following three different approaches.

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A Review On Environmental and Health Impacts Of Cement

A Review On Environmental and Health Impacts Of Cement Manufacturing Emissions Shraddha Mishra, Dr. Nehal Anwar Siddiqui Health, Safety Environment, University of Petroleum Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India Abstract: Climate change is considered as major environmental challenge for the world. Emissions from cement manufacturing are

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Cement Manufacturing Process

Aug 30, 2012Cement Manufacturing Process Phase 1: Raw Material Extraction. Cement uses raw materials that cover calcium, silicon, iron and aluminum. Such raw materials are limestone, clay and sand. Limestone is for calcium. It is combined with much smaller proportions of sand and clay. Sand clay fulfill the need of silicon, iron and aluminum.

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Cement and Concrete: Environmental Considerations

Energy consumption is the biggest environmental concern with cement and concrete production. Cement production is one of the most energy intensive of all industrial manufacturing processes. Including direct fuel use for mining and transporting raw materials, cement production takes about six million Btus for every ton of cement (Table 2).

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Factors influencing environment and human health by cement

Jun 10, 2019Cement industry for both developed and developing countries is important from the economic point of view. It is playing a vital role in economic development of a developing country like Pakistan. However, these industries are posing threat to the environment, human health and plant species. The purpose of this paper is to identify the most critical factors of cement industry that have

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Factors influencing environment and human health by cement

Jun 10, 2019Cement industry for both developed and developing countries is important from the economic point of view. It is playing a vital role in economic development of a developing country like Pakistan. However, these industries are posing threat to the

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Environmental Impact of Cement

The most taxing process in cement production is the calcining process during which clinker is made. Cement production consumes a large amount of energy, requiring 60 to 130 kg of fuel and 110kWh of electricity to produce a single ton of cement. 5 This accounts for

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Environmental Guidelines for Cement Manufacturing

Cement Manufacturing Industry Description and Practices The preparation of cement includes mining; crushing and grinding of raw materials (principally limestone and clay); calcining the materials in a rotary kiln; cooling the resulting clinker; mixing the clinker with

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Cement's Dirty Business

Mar 07, 2019Donate. Cement factories used to power their kilns by burning coal. Today, they increasingly use a different fuel: garbage. Advocates for burning trash say it's better for the environment; it releases fewer greenhouse gases than traditional fuels while providing a waste-disposal option that reduces landfills.

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New report and documentary The Attran River to Pyar Taung

The report highlights the voices of locals negatively impacted by Mawlamyine Cement Ltd.'s (MCL) coal-powered cement factory and the resulting effect on natural resources and the environment along through Attran River and throughout the Pyar Taung Region in Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State.

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Possibilities and effects of using waste materials as

Dec 25, 2017The main users of fuel from waste are factories of cement manufacturers Cemex, Portlandzementwerk, and Heidelberg Cement in Germany, and Holderbank in Switzerland, while Ciments d'Obourg in Belgium cut out fuel expenses, replacing 80%-90% of fuel with waste.

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One of the major sources of air pollution are automobiles and industries, as per estimates vehicular pollution is the primary cause of air pollution in urban areas (60%), followed by industries (20-30%). Cement industry is one of the most important industries involved in air pollution.

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How Does Construction Impact the Environment?

Jun 21, 2017In the U.S., the EPA oversees the protection of the environment and have a number of rules and regulations in place to ensure the construction industry can reduce its negative impact on the climate. How Construction Can Protect the Environment

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Effect of Duration of Exposure to Cement Dust on

Jan 16, 2013Cement industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries and its workers are exposed to dust at various manufacturing and production processes [4]. Portland cement dust is a mixture of calcium oxide, silicon oxide, aluminum tri oxide, ferric

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Cement Types, Composition, Uses and Advantages of

Cement manufacturing processes are associated with emissions of large quantities of greenhouse gases and environmental pollutants. We give below quantitative and qualitative analyses of environmental impact of cement manufacturing. Controlling pollution is a mandatory legal and social requirement pertinent to any industry.

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