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Synhelion starts building solar tower for cement production – pv magazine International

Synhelion’s solar tower technology harnesses energy from a field of solar mirrors and concentrates it onto a receiver. The receiver converts the solar radiation into high-temperature process heat, which is then directed to a thermal chemical reactor. This reactor produces syngas, which is a mixture of carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen (H2).The rotary kiln for […]

RHI Magnesita to acquire US-based Resco Group for US$430m

US/Austria: RHI Magnesita (RHIM) plans to acquire Resco Group for US$430m. The acquisition of Resco will add fireclay and pyrophyllite-andalusite mining operations in the US to its existing magnesite and dolomite operations across Europe, the US, Brazil and China. Furthermore, RHIM aims to transfer ‘significant’ production volumes from non-US plants to Resco’s US facilities. The […]

Vietnam cement exports fall

Vietnam: In the first quarter of 2024, Vietnam’s cement and clinker exports maintained a volume of 7.9Mt but represented a 11.7% year-on-year decrease in value to US$298m, according to the General Statistics Office. The value decrease is reportedly attributed to China’s sluggish real estate market and anti-dumping duties imposed by the Philippines. Export prices also […]