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Biomass is any plant-based fuel including crops, forest waste, railway ties, surplus wood from construction and demolition projects, pulp and paper by-products, even wood-based factory discards. Every fuel option we’re studying has been proposed to us by local businesses as cleaner fuel options than coal.

RWDI AIR Inc. (RWDI) has been retained by Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge) to conduct emission sampling on the kiln exhaust at their facility in Bath, Ontario. Lafarge is progressing through a Low Carbon Fuels (LCF) project which is part of the...

RWDI AIR Inc. (RWDI) was retained by Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge) to conduct emission sampling on the kiln exhaust Ducts at their facility in Bath, Ontario. Lafarge is progressing through a Low Carbon Fuels (LCF) project which is part of the...

Cement industry is a carbon-and-energy intensive sector which represents approximately 1.4% of the national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada. A viable way to reduce GHGs is to replace fossil fuels with low carbon fuels (LCFs) which are...

Thermal energy is required to produce cement – a product much in demand for its building material qualities and its superior environmental performance in its forms and applications. Traditionally, this thermal energy is obtained from fossil fuels...

Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge) operates a Municipal Waste Pilot Project (the program title defined by Ontario's Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 347 General - Waste Management [EPA O. Reg. 347]), to allow the...

The Lafarge Bath Plant Cement 2020 initiative aims to identify broad measures for improved sustainability (e.g.,energy, water, economics, emissions, biodiversity) and extend the findings to the rest of the industry....

The Lafarge Bath Plant Cement 2020 initiative aims to identify broad measures for improved sustainability (e.g.,energy, water, economics, emissions, biodiversity) and extend the findings to the rest of the industry.

Lafarge, Canada’s largest diversified supplier of construction materials, has undertaken a broad initiative to improve the sustainability of their Bath cement plant by the year 2020, termed the Cement 2020 Initiative. Under this initiative,...

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