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Cemex to build waste heat plant in Philippines

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Cemex Holdings Philippines’ subsidiary APO Cement Corp. has signed an agreement with Chinese engineering company, Sinoma Energy Conservation, to build and operate a waste-heat-to-energy (WHTE) plant. According to a company press release, the facility will have a capacity of 4.5 MW and generate 25 000 MWhr annually.

The new plant will help the cement maker mitigate interruptions to its power supply, as well as reducing its dependence on higher-cost power sources, the company said. It will also reduce the plant’s carbon footprint and follows the successful construction of the company’s first WHTE, also by Sinoma.

“We are pleased to be working with Cemex once again and we are positive that the upcoming project will contribute significanty to Cemex’s operations,” said Zhang Qi, Chairman of Sinoma Energy Conservation.

Cemex Holdings Phillipines in a leading cement manufactures in the Philippines, producing and marketing cement and cement-based products, such as ready-mixed concrete and clinker. It is a subsidiary of the Mexico-based Cemex C.A.B. de C.V., one of the largest cement makers in the world based on annual installed production capacity.

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