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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 supplies. Business tycoons of the cement industry claimed high losses, pushing to advance the coal agenda, when the industry

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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 supplies. Business tycoons of the cement industry claimed high losses, pushing to advance the coal agenda, when the industry enjoys a rather high profit margin and benefits

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Guest post: EBRD justification for supporting coal in Egypt's

However despite our efforts to date, on 24 April 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to allow the use of coal for the cement industry and electrical plants in one fell swoop. Since then, media and public interest has piqued, with appearances on popular television helping to push the Facebook following of the campaign to over 150,000 people and a trending, ‘no coal Egypt’

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Egyptian cement producers fight for ‘king’ coal - Cement industry

Egypt's cement producers have taken their fight to use coal to the opposition in recent weeks. Producers like Suez Cement and Titan have started pushing the benefits of using coal including its place as an international mainstay and highlighting the potential savings for the state. In March 2014 the Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Abdel Nour announced that cement

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Opinion:The Cement Industry in Egypt - EgyptToday

The use of coal and alternative energy has become an urgent necessity in the cement sector, especially considering the energy crisis that Egypt has gone through between 2011 2013, and rising fuel and energy prices.

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New petition challenges use of coal in Egyptian factories

20/05/2014  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

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Egypt regulates use of coal in cement production

Egyptian cement plants will be required to use waste as alternative fuel Khaled Fahmy, Egypt’s Minister of Environment announced that all cement plants in the country that will use coal as a fuel will be required to use a certain ratio of thermal waste as fuel, reports El Balad. The renewal of permits for plants to use coal will be dependent on the environmental report.

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Egypt: New rules on coal • Aggregate Research International

The new rules are an amendment to a law on environmental affairs and allow the use of coal for cement, iron and steel, coke and aluminum production, and in power plants. Egypt’s cabinet approved, in April 2014, the use of coal to generate energy, a move that was seen as supportive to the cement production industry which alone consumes 10 percent of all energy used in industry in Egypt ...

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Egypt's cement plants switch to coal • Aggregate Research ...

Lafarge Cement Egypt, which has one cement plant in Egypt, has already converted it to coal and has applied for a permit to import coal, a spokeswoman said. Suez Cement, which has five cement factories, began testing coal use at its Kattameya plant, located in Cairo, in September and will begin testing at its Suez plant by year-end, the company said in its quarterly earnings

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Filth And Loathing In Cairo, As Egypt Turns To Coal

Two weeks ago, officials announced they would begin importing coal for use at cement factories and that they would consider the use of coal at power plants — making Egypt one of the few countries to go against the global trend and actively increase its use of coal.

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Decision to use coal in cement industry ... - Daily News Egypt

13/05/2014  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 May 13, 2014 1 ...

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Coal utilisation in the cement and concrete industries ...

01/01/2013  Ash produced by burning coal in power stations is used as a component in cement rotary kiln feeds, 3. Ash produced by burning coal in power stations is used as a mineral additive in concrete mixes. This chapter sets out to consider coal’s role not only in cement manufacture but also in concrete manufacture.

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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

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Decision to use coal in cement industry is irreversible ...

13/05/2014  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 May 13, 2014

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Egyptian activists rally against coal imports

13/03/2014  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 contradictory statements ...

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The Campaign Against Coal in Egypt - MERIP

Anti-coal activists also mobilized public support by linking closed cabinet sessions on coal policy to the revolutionary struggle for transparent and accountable government. With small and fragmented numbers, the anti-coal campaign is unlikely to prevent the Egyptian government from importing coal to support the cement industry.

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Egypt regulates use of coal in cement production

Egyptian cement plants will be required to use waste as alternative fuel Khaled Fahmy, Egypt’s Minister of Environment announced that all cement plants in the country that will use coal as a fuel will be required to use a certain ratio of thermal waste as fuel, reports El Balad. The renewal of permits for plants to use coal will be dependent on the environmental report.

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Egypt says decision to use coal in cement industry is final

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has said the government's decision to use coal as an energy source in the cement industry is final and irreversible in solving the country's energy crisis, Daily News Egypt has reported. The environment ministry is expected to issue next month regulations governing the import of coal and its use in cement plants.

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90% of Egyptian cement plants agree to use coal

12/05/2015  Egypt: 90% of cement plants have agreed to use coal to increase their cement production, according to Egypt's Industrial Development Authority. The authority is facilitating plant upgrades to enable coal use and ensuring that the necessary quantities of coal can be supplied, according to the head of the Industrial Development Authority, Ismail Gaber.

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Egypt's cement industry overcomes energy challenge with coal

Indeed, in early 2015 Suez Cement announced that it plans to spend $84m in 2015 to convert two of its cement plants to use 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 ...

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Coal utilisation in the cement and concrete industries ...

01/01/2013  There is some evidence that the Egyptians used calcined materials such as gypsum and limestone ... . 6 China represents 56.1% of the world’s output while the USA represents 2.0%. 7 Fuel used by the US cement industry is 60% coal, 13% petroleum coke, and 3%, natural gas. 8 According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the manufacture of cement accounts for

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Decision to use coal in cement industry ... - Daily News Egypt

13/05/2014  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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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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Egypt's battle around coal - Features - Egypt - Ahram Online

19/12/2013  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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Decision to use coal in cement industry is irreversible ...

13/05/2014  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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Opinion:The Cement Industry in Egypt - EgyptToday

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 sector, especially considering the energy crisis that ...

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Egypt says decision to use coal in cement industry is final

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has said the government's decision to use coal as an energy source in the cement industry is final and irreversible in solving the country's energy crisis, Daily News Egypt has reported. The environment ministry is expected to issue next month regulations governing the import of coal and its use in cement plants.

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COAL – cementrac

Coal introduction in the industries and the energy system has become a necessity to face the energy crisis, which has hindered real development in Egypt. The General Authority for Standardization and Quality has issued a new standard for the use of coal in cement factories, which it used as an alternative source of energy aimed at preserving the environment, these requirements use of coal to ...

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Egypt gives cement makers green light to use coal for ...

The Egyptian cabinet has approved the use of coal for power generation, following a fierce debate within the government over whether the highly pollutant fuel should be permitted for use by the energy-intensive cement industry, Reuters has reported. Companies including Lafarge and Suez Cement, which lists Italecementi as its main shareholder, have said the industry is operating at half ...

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Egypt's battle around coal - Features - Egypt - Ahram Online

19/12/2013  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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Decision to use coal in cement industry ... - Daily News Egypt

13/05/2014  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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Coal utilisation in the cement and concrete industries ...

01/01/2013  There is some evidence that the Egyptians used calcined materials such as gypsum and limestone ... . 6 China represents 56.1% of the world’s output while the USA represents 2.0%. 7 Fuel used by the US cement industry is 60% coal, 13% petroleum coke, and 3%, natural gas. 8 According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the manufacture of cement accounts for

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Decision to use coal in cement industry is irreversible ...

13/05/2014  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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Some of the proposed environmental controls for cement ...

She controls, that it was a proposal for environmental requirements for the development of each stage of the use of coal, "the import, trading and burning", so as not to be exceeded outside air quality and working environment and water, which directly affect human

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Cement Industry - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

The cement industry is the third largest user of coal after the steel and power industries and it consumes more than 5% of total coal produced in India. This coal requirement will go up further with the rapid expansion of the cement industry (for infrastructure projects). Coal is the principal source of fuel for cement kilns. Its consumption per ton of clinker largely depends on the quality ...

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Cement has a carbon problem. Here are some concrete solutions.

20/11/2019  Unfortunately, the most efficient way to get a cement kiln that hot is to burn lots of coal, which, along with other fossil fuel energy sources, accounts for 40 percent of the industry’s emissions.

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