Spain: Cementos Molins has dismantled kilns 3, 4 and 5 of the Sant Vicenç dels Horts cement plant in Catalonia. The company says that it will use 48,000t of waste material from the demolition process in cement production in kiln 6 at the plant. The material consists of 35,000t of concrete, 10,000t of scrap metal, 1450t of refractory material and 1500t of other waste.
The total investment cost of the dismantling work was Euro2m. The company said that the demolition of silos presented the most complex challenges of the 24-month process.
The plant mothballed lines 3, 4 and 5 upon the opening of line 6 in 2010.