Continuous Emissions Monitor

Particulate CEM (continuous emissions monitor) meets environmental regulations such as US-EPA MACT and other standards like ASTM D22 for monitoring particulate emissions from fabric filter baghouses, cartridge type dust collectors, cyclones, and some ESPs (electrostatic precipitators). Particulate levels down to at least 0.1mg/m3 can be monitored.

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Tank Monitoring

BinView is an innovative inventory management system that offers real-time bin level monitoring for solid materials over the Internet or via a company LAN or VPN. The components of the BinView solution are SmartBob2 or SmartBob-TS1 sensors mounted on the bins, a wireless or wired data communications network, a gateway to provide connectivity to a personal computer or IP network,…

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Cement production hits 28-year low

The U.S. Geological Survey reported its final 2010 domestic cement statistics, confirming the historically weak consumption levels in Portland Cement Association forecasts. Last year saw about 61 million tons of portland cement and 1.8 million tons of masonry cement produced at 102 plants in 36 states, plus two plants in Puerto Rico. Overall production was the lowest since 1982 and…

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Cemex seeks state permission to test burn alternative fuels at Brooksville kilns

Cemex Construction Materials Florida LLC has applied to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a short-term trial testing of a list of alternative products the company wants to burn to operate the plant’s cement kilns, including plastic agricultural film; agricultural waste, such as animal bedding, citrus peels and rice hulls; carpet-derived fuel; woody biomass; roofing shingles; paper; and…

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Cemex launches new corporate website

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., of Monterrey, Mexico, announced in mid-February the launch of its newly  redesigned corporate website: www.cemex.com, which incorporates state-of-the-art web technology, and most importantly, aims to significantly improve the user experience of the many Cemex stakeholders visiting the site. The new site features new content and enhanced use of multimedia applications such as videos, photos, and interactive…

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Buzzi sees 2010 core profit missing forecasts

Mulan, Italy-based cement group Buzzi Unicem SpA predicted a deeper-than-expected fall in 2010 core profit on Tuesday, but said signs of improvement could continue in 2011. Italy’s No. 2 cement producer said it saw 2010 recurring earnings before (EBITDA) of around US $546 million. 2010 revenues fell 0.9%, broadly in line with expectations. Buzzi operates in Italy, central and eastern…

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