Philippines: Republic Cement plans to install bag filters on its clinker conveyors, cement mills and packaging lines at its Batangas and Teresa plants in 2019 to replace electrostatic precipitators. It follows the installation of kiln bag filters, according to the Business Mirror newspaper. Following the upgrade it reduced its dust emissions by 75% to 20mg/Nm3, below the national limit of 150mg/Nm3. The cement producer is also considering building concrete roads at its unit to further reduce dust emissions.
Republic Cement to upgrade plants with bag filters in 2019
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