Germany’s first CO2 separation plant for cement production


Cement plant operator Rohrdorfer is set to reduce the carbon footprint of its day-to-day operations following announcement of carbon dioxide (CO2) separation plant being built on-site.

Scheduled to go into operation by the end of June 2022, the plant will capture two tonnes of CO2 per day before being utilised in the regional chemical industry. 

The foundations for the plant – which is being built in cooperation with the Andritz Group – are already in place on the southern side of the Rohrdorfer cement works. 

The company plans for a 25m high pilot plant for CO2 separation to be built within an area of around 30m2

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