Cement, Quarrying and Aggregates

SLR consultants have supported companies processing cement, lime, soft rock, hard rock, gravel, sand and asphalt. Projects have ranged from single site interventions to support of corporate programs and legislative compliance.

SLR consultants can offer:

  • Energy audits for all production processes including comminution, materials handling and thermal processing. We also consider all water and auxiliary power consumers.
  • Development of energy saving opportunities across all thermal, mechanical and electrical operations.
  • Metering, monitoring and targeting specification and data analysis.
  • Engagement and training of senior managers, engineers and operators.
  • Development of bespoke tools to help prioritise and track implementation.
  • Energy management systems development and implementation.

Example projects include:

  • Energy audits of cement and lime production, with particular emphasis on comminution and kiln operation.
  • Support for national company combining quarrying, ready mix cement, precast and asphalt operations. Of particular note were opportunities identified for conveying operations, thermal efficiency and water recycling.