What is Co-Processing
What can we do with all of our waste which lands up in landfills taking years to decompose? Co-processing provides an alternative solution for certain wastes and by-products that makes a significant contribution in solving our environmental problems.
2. Coprocessing in InterCement Group
InterCement is a cement company present in seven different countries, including Mozambique South Africa, Egypt, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Paraguai, that owns cement plants that are designed and equipped with clinker kilns ready for the consumption of waste. This consumption is done according to the best practices in the world and complies the legal requirements. The technology provides a safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly disposal for waste, as well as this material replaces fossil fuels by alternative fuel.
It is important to mention that all the process is executed under strict rules for legal requirements; besides that, the waste needs previous preparation and its use and handling must meet the standards of quality and safety.
InterCement SA plants (Port Shepstone/Durban) are examples of plants that have the strategy described above and are recognized in the permits.
Solids / Liquids / Sludges / Tyres / etc.