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For cement, a cradle to grave assessment is especially difficult because cement has so many end uses, and each use has a unique, often complex life-cycle 6. Therefore inventory analyses and complete LCAs can be quite complicated 1. This paper presents the review of the main environmental impacts related to the cement production
3.2 Environmental effect due to cement manufacturing process Emissions to air is the main environmental challenge faced by the cement industry. Main pollutions of cement productions include cement dust, air pollution, water pollution, solid waste pollution noise pollution, ground vibration and resources depletion due to raw material extraction.
Adverse health effects of cement plant exposure have been found in occupational contexts but are less defined for the general population living near plants. We aimed to summarize the evidence on the health effects of people exposed to ambient air pollution by cement plants. A systematic review using
Cement is a pillar to develop infrastructures in Ethiopia. At the same time, cement production affects the local environment and nearby communities. Therefore, this paper aims to analyse the local environmental impacts of the Messebo Cement Factory in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, and to identify the consequences of these impacts. A
This study investigated the effect of cement dust emitted from Dangote cement factory, Ibese, Ogun State, Nigeria on the environment and human health. Soil and plant samples were col-lected from six sampling points at different distances i.e. ins ide the factory kiln IFK, the factory
Aug 30, 2010 This article explores the environmental footprint of portland cement production and future emissions regulations and looks at the issues surrounding its most common replacement, fly ash. Portland Cement Manufacturing. Concrete is typically made up of 41 crushed rock, 26 sand, 16 water, 11 portland cement, and 6 entrained air. When combined ...
Jan 08, 2021 Cement industries produce millions of tons of by-products each year, including dust, toxic gases, and heavy metals, which pose respiratory health hazards and environmental pollution. Although several literatures have investigated environmental impact in cement factories, the extent to which these assessments affect the population has received limited responsiveness. This study investigates ...
Jul 30, 2018 Cement dust can spread over large areas through wind and rain and are accumulated in and on soils, plants and have the potential to affect. animal and human health adversely . Dust from cement factories adversely affects the forest ecosystem, soil enzymes, fungi and bacteria population within the vicinity of cement factory.
Jun 30, 2021 The chief purpose is for ecological balance, that is, to protect the environment and the health of the people who live in it. Cement factory wrongly sited. Its for the reason of protecting the environment that resulted in the protests and recent media coverage against the wrongly sited location of the Empire Cement factory.
Aug 19, 2014 The cement industry is highly affected by regulatory norms. This is prominent in developed countries where environmental issues are more stringent. This adds to the companies costs.
Jan 31, 2014 Cement factory pollution can give rise to poor air quality in the surrounding urban environment. For that reason national environmental regulators are increasing controls on air quality at cement factories. A recent example comes from the United Arab Emirates where several factories have implemented ambient air monitoring systems.
Environment and Forests, Govt of Rajasthan, and ... A study to evaluate the mutagenic effects of occupational exposure to cement dust in such workers concludes that the chromosomal damage ... In order to minimize the human health risk due to cement dust exposure the factory managers are necessarily required to put in place
the toxic effect of cement dust on some plants. The effect of cement and stone dust on the stomatal clogging of Iphonia grantioidesBoiss. leaves was found by Abdullah amp Iqbal 1991. A marked reduction in the growth of poplar trees, 1 mile from a cement plant was observed after cement production was more than doubled Lerman amp Darley, 1975.
Jul 04, 2011 The cement industry holds some advantages that can allow it to meet this demand, limit its carbon footprint and participate in the development of the regions where it is established. Cement is cheap, adaptable and in strong demand. It can be manufactured while improving its environmental impact. The sector also creates a lot of employment.
Mar 01, 2010 1.. IntroductionThe Portland cement manufacturing industry is under close scrutiny these days because of the large volumes of CO 2 emitted. Actually this industrial sector is thought to represent 57 of the total CO 2 anthropogenic emissions Hendricks et al., 1998, Humphreys and Mahasenan, 2002.Therefore numerous studies have been done to evaluate CO 2 emissions and energy
This study evaluates the environmental impact of the cement production and its variations between different cement plants, using Life Cycle Impact Assessment. For that purpose, details of the cement production processes are investigated in order to show the respective part of raw materials preparation and clinker production using environmental ...
This study investigated the effect of cement dust emitted from Dangote cement factory, Ibese, Ogun State, Nigeria on the environment and human health. Soil and plant samples were collected from six sampling points at different distances i.e. inside the factory kiln IFK, the factory gate TFG 50 m Abule Oke AOK 100 m, Maria MAR 200 m, and Ibese IBE 300m, based on the prevailing wind ...
ESIA Environmental Impact Assessment is the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment CEAA Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency CEAM Cumulative effects assessment and management CEQs Council on Environmental Qualitys CSI Cement Sustainability Initiative GHG Green House Gas IDB Inter-American Development Bank
The study focused on assessing the effect of cement dust from cement depots on the environment. The emissions generated from cement dust have great impact on the health and social well-being of ...
Feb 25, 2019 After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on Earth. If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest carbon dioxide emitter in the world with up to 2.8bn tonnes ...
trace elements at the work environment of Atbara Cement Factory ACF and Atbara Railway Foundry ART. Samples of soil and air were collected from the two sites study, ACF and ARF. To assess the environmental impact of these industrial complexes, the samples were collected from sites expected to be free from industrial emission to serve as ...
Apr 29, 2015 reliable and durable cement products at competitive prices. 1.1.1 Overview of Cement Industry in Kenya The history of the cement industry in Kenya dates back to 1930s when in 1933, East Africa Portland Cement EAPC started importing cement. The plant initial production was 60,000 tonnes per
Jul 14, 2021 The court ruling overturns an earlier decision by a lower court to grant the factory a licence to continue mining limestone, an essential ingredient in cement, for another 20 years. Related story
The Environment Ecological responsibility is central to the McInnis vision. Since McInnis began in December 2011, every possible step has been taken to make our organization the model of environmental performance. Our high-technology cement plant is the most efficient and environmentally responsible facility in North America, if not the world.
Mar 01, 2019 1. Introduction. Cement is considered one of the most important building material around the world and cement manufacturing emissions account for around 5 of global carbon dioxide CO 2 emissions Hendriks et al., 2004.Cement plant exposure may have a health impact on both workers and the general population.
Environmental Effects F Mitigation including the Environmental Management Plan and Monitoring G Conclusions A. Non Technical Executive Summary The summary should give an overview of the proposal, the alternatives considered, the time schedule for construction, the potential environmental impacts and their effects, and proposed mitigation measures.
Sep 13, 2018 If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world. In 2015, it generated around 2.8bn tonnes of CO2, equivalent to 8 of the global total a greater share than any country other than China or the US.. Cement use is set to rise as global urbanisation and economic development increases demand for new buildings and infrastructure.
IV. EFFECTS OF CEMENT DUST POLLUTION It can be drawn till that cement dust is dangerous to us. It is branch of air pollution that prolongs the human problems caused by him only. It is not something behind our eyes but is a part of our daily life. We are now well aware of its effects on plants, animals, vegetations and human beings.
Moreover, cement factories through their pollutants can have great effect on the environment. The exhaust gases and particulate matters of the dust exhausted from cement plants degrad air quality and thus createe con-siderable environmental pollution. The impacts of cement industry are countless and exposure to cement the
Jun 23, 2019 By Vanessa Dezem The most astonishing thing about cement is how much air pollution it produces. Manufacturing the stone-like building material is responsible for 7 of global carbon dioxide emissions, more than what comes from all the trucks in the world. And with that in mind, its surprising that leading cement makers from LafargeHolcim Ltd. in Switzerland to Votorantim Cimentos SA in ...
Dec 17, 2018 Cement is the source of about 8 of the worlds carbon dioxide CO2 emissions, according to think tank Chatham House. If the cement industry
Chettinad cement factory is one of the leading cement manufacturers in South India. They provide accurate blends of quality materials including Portland cement and blended cement etc., The Puliyur branch consist of more than 100 employees and around 42 employee works per shift with a
Cement industry is involved in the development of structure of this ad Even in the 21st century, millions of people are working daily in a dusty environment. They are exposed to different types of health hazards such as fume, gases and dust, which are risk factors in developing occupational disease.
May 09, 2012 Concrete is used globally to build buildings, bridges, roads, runways, sidewalks, and dams. Cement is indispensable for construction activity, so it is tightly linked to the global economy. Its production is growing by 2.5 percent annually, and is expected to rise from 2.55 billion tons in 2006 to 3.7-4.4 billion tons by 2050. Manufacture of Cement
May 31, 2016 Several studies in the field of the role of cement factories on the environment and the creation of air pollution and its devastating effects on crops were performed 5 . Pollutants emitted from cement plants are often transported by wind to distant sites, and depending on the wind velocity at different distances from the plant are ...