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  • Life cycle assessment (LCA) was used to evaluate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by substituting fossil fuels with alternative low carbon fuels (LCF) at the Lafarge Bath plant
  • Four low‐carbon alternative...

The design of a granular pad for the proposed Low Carbon Fuel (LCF) Staging/Processing area (shredding pad) at the Lafarge Bath Plant. The design drawings for the pad (Drawings 1 to 7) are attached.

A thesis submitted to the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering In conformity with the requirements forthe degree of Master of Applied Science written by Jamie Davis.

A thesis submitted to the Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Applied Science written by Geoffrey Leslie. 

Rob Cumming from Lafarge presented the latest information about the research into Low Carbon Fuels at the Bath Cement plant to a renewable energy audience at the February 7th SWITCH Kingston Open Meeting.  His presentation is available here.  ...

Using Lafarge’s Bath plant as an open case study,a multi-disciplinary team of experts will make practical recommendations to further improve the sustainability (social, economic, and environmental) of the cement industry.The science review team...

Current trends in energy supply and use cannot be sustained – economically, environmentally or for our society. We can and must change the path that we are on: this will take an energy revolution, with low-carbon energy technologies at the centre...

Key Findings:Four distinct ”reduction levers” are available to the cement sector to reduce CO2 emissions:

  1. Thermal and electric efficiency: deployment of existing state-of-the-art technologies in new cement plants, and retrofit of...

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