Alternative fuels at Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises

Nesher Cement has made substantial progress with its alternative fuels program, reaching a fuel substitution level of 20 %, using several types of alternative fuels. Nesher plans on increasing the use of alternative fuels, with an interim goal of reaching 40 % by 2020, despite local constraints such as low landfilling fees and excessive bureaucracy.

1 Introduction

Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises, founded in 1923, is one of the leading cement manufacturer in Israel and one of the cornerstones of the development of the Israeli construction and infrastructure industry. The Company provides most of the cement consumed by the Israeli market, as well as to the Palestinian Authority.

Nesher operates in two main sites: a grinding plant in the city of Nesher near Haifa in northern Israel (the city of Nesher is named after the plant), and a fully integrated plant in the city of Ramla near Tel-Aviv (central Israel).

The Nesher (Haifa) plant, which...

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