use of coal in egyptian cement industry

Egypt s battle around coal

The cement industry consumes nine percent of the total amount of produced natural gas in Egypt coming in third place after the electricity and fertiliser sectors...

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Environment

The use of coal in cement plants the environment The use of coal and alternative energy became an urgent necessity in the cement sector especially considering the energy crisis between 2011 2013 and rising fuel and energy pric Municipal Waste and the Cement Industry The cement industry has the capability of using waste materials as...

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High hopes for cheap coal in Egypt s cement industry

Jul 23 2014 0183 32 As Egypt s cement industry suffers from gas supply cuts and from rising gas prices jumped from US 3/mmbtu in 2011 to US 8/mmbtu in 2014 the sector considers switching to imported coal to meet future energy needs...

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Egypt s environmental suicide by coal

May 27 2014 0183 32 In a joint statement issued by several environmental groups representatives said that Egypt needs to pursue other forms of energy production including use of waste products garbage etc to generate energy In Germany 61 of energy used in the cement industry is generated from waste...

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PDF Solutions and Potentials to Overcome the Energy

Only this year Egypt allowed officially the use of coal and petcoke as primary fuels There are 12 cement plants received a temporary license to start using...

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Cement News tagged coal

Egypt s cement sector is relying more heavily on coal 22 January 2020 Published under Cement News Egypt saw thermal coal imports rise by 31 per cent to 632Mt in 2019 according to official data from the port of Alexandria driven by strong demand from the cement sector Most coal...

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Effect of Fuel Type on the Life Cycle of Egyptian Cement

facilities in Egypt with regard to their environmental compliance if coal is used compared to other sources by using the LCA tool A comparative analysis among various fuel types of typical cement plant in Egypt is conducted Results show that the decision of replacing the existing used fuels in cement industry by coal will carry an...

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Decision to use coal in cement industry

May 13 2014 0183 32 Decision to use coal in cement industry is irreversible Mehleb Prime minister denies reports that Suez would be transferred to the authority of Cairo governorate Daily News Egypt...

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Environment 30 investment projects in the environment

Dr Khaled Fahmi Minister of State for Environmental Affairs The ministry is the programs 30 investment project for the environment to inject investment to the state through more administrative facilities for investors in the environmental sector pointing out that the Ministry of Environment is not in confrontation with the companies but is seeking to catch offenders and rationing output...

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Egyptian activists rally against coal imports

Mar 13 2014 0183 32 The industry minister announced on Monday that Egypt would allow cement firms to use coal pending a review of stricter environmental regulations but that was followed by...

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The cement industry switches to coal to recover lost

The cement industry switches to coal to recover lost fortun Egypt Construction Analysis View in online reader Text size -Thanks to privatisation and a growing population the construction industry in Egypt flourished in the years up to 2010 and many of the cement producers doubled their capacity in order to supply the demand This...

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Coal Use in Cement Factories Egypt EJAtlas

1 Court hears session in case against coal imports click to view 7 Egyptian cement companies start coal use click to view 9 The coal war click to view Egypt s cement firms overcome gas shortages by importing coal click to view 8 Alwafd - Egyptians Agains Coal The Minister of Electricity s decision is disasterous click to view...

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Cement makers in Egypt import more coal

Jul 18 2017 0183 32 Coal is being used instead of more expensive gas and fuel oilCement companies in Egypt bet on coal to fuel their kilns reports Alborsa News Producers in the country have been favoring coal Cement makers in Egypt import more coal...

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Coal for cement Present and future trends

In 2014 the General Organization for Standardization and Quality has issued a set of new standards related to the use of coal as one of the main alternative sources of energy in cement factories which included the use of coal only for the cement industry The use of coal and alternative energy has become an urgent necessity in the cement...

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Egyptians Against Coal

Nov 10 2015 0183 32 Egypt An independent local coalition called Egyptians Against Coal EAC aims to advocate excluding coal use from Egypt s energy and cement industry by 2017 due to its hazardous environmental threats according to a statement from the group released on 10 November 2015 In mid-September 2015 the Ministry of Environment approved studies made by seven cement factories to use coal...

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Environmental impact assessment of the Egyptian cement

Egypt in 2015 announced the alteration of the fuels used in cement plants without the least regard to minimizing the environmental burden EB excess This study conducts a life-cycle assessment LCA of Egyptian cement-manufacturing unit which is considered as the first one on LCA cement analysis to be conducted in Egypt This study investigates the LCA of the cement industry in Egypt...

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Effect of Fuel Type on the Life Cycle of Egyptian Cement

Nowadays Egypt faced energy scarcity inducing political social and environmental factors putting pressure on the cement industries to obtain their energy from coal instead of the natural gas...

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Environmental impact assessment of the Egyptian cement

veying the most common types of cement used in the construction industry in Egypt Meanwhile SimaPro soft-ware has been used to assess the environmental impacts and three different cement plants were selected for this study an Egyptian cement plant ECP which uses elec-tricity natural gas and diesel as energy sources a Swiss...

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New petition challenges use of coal in Egyptian factories

An Egyptian grassroots campaign challenging a recent government decision allowing the use of coal in power generation has launched a protest petition as health concerns mount over the use of the highly polluting fuel Grappling with a growing energy crunch Egypt s cabinet gave the go-ahead early in April for the use of coal in the energy-intensive cement industry after months of uncertainty...

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coal usage in cement industry

Coal Use in Cement Factories Egypt EJAtlas At a time of political instability and energy shortages the Egyptian government turned to introducing imported coal as an energy source for the cement industry due to insufficient natural gas supplies Business tycoons of the cement industry claimed high losses pushing to advance the coal agenda when the industry enjoys a rather high profit...

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The Campaign Against Coal in Egypt

Hence the debate about whether to import coal for the cement industry quickly attracted attention outside the offices of bureaucrats and industrialists When the Egyptian government under Mursi first considered importing coal in 2012 a loose coalition of civil society organizations mobilized to launch the campaign Egyptians Against Coal...

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Egypt s cement industry overcomes energy challenge with coal

The company began testing coal use at its Kattameya plant in September 2014 Two other major players in the industry have already taken significant strides in transitioning to coal Arabian Cement was estimated to have imported close to 1m tonnes of coal from markets such as South Africa Spain and Ukraine in 2014 Lafarge Cement the French...

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Filth And Loathing In Cairo As Egypt Turns To Coal

The cement factories are just the beginning There is concern that coal will be used in Egypt s energy sector too said Droubi whose grassroots campaign is growing more popular among young Egyptians It would be a disaster The Egyptian cabinet decided two weeks ago that Egypt would begin accepting coal imports in September 2014...

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Coal Use in Cement Factories Egypt EJAtlas

At a time of political instability and energy shortages the Egyptian government turned to introducing imported coal as an energy source for the cement industry due to insufficient natural gas suppli...

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Coal cement World Coal Association

Clinker is mixed with gypsum and ground to a fine powder to make cement Coal is used as an energy source in cement production Large amounts of energy are required to produce cement It takes about 200 kg of coal to produce one tonne of cement and about 300-400 kg of cement is needed to produce one cubic metre of concrete...

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