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10 September 2019

KHD joins World Cement Association

First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com

Cement plant technology and equipment company KHD Humboldt Wedag International has joined the World Cement Association (WCA) an associate corporate member.

The 160-year-old company is based in Cologne, Germany and provides a range of clean technology solutions. It has over 650 employees worldwide, including in growing markets such as India, China, Turkey, and Russia, as well as in Europe and the USA.

The WCA says the company is driving innovation in energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly products for the grinding and pyro-processing sections of cement plants.

KHD's innovations include the world’s first pre-heater tower and energy-efficient grinding systems. The company is also prominent in calcining technology with low NOX burners calciners with the ability to use a wide range of alternative fuels.

“In a globalised world, we can only tackle the big challenges facing the cement industry, like climate change, together, so it’s great to be working alongside an organisation as respected as KHD,” said WCA chairman Vincent Lefebvre.

Mario Zhu, CEO of KHD, added: “The potential for environmentally-friendly technologies in the cement industry is huge, and we’re always looking to enhance our thinking, share expertise and collaborate with others, which is why we’re so pleased to be joining WCA, the leading international cement association active in promoting clean technology."

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