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In the cement industry 99% of the mined material is used for the production of cement. This means that no waste material is mined, and therefore the quarry footprint is significantly smaller than in the mining industry. No waste stream is coming out of the process. A rehabilitation plan for the quarry is in place with topsoil stored separately. This ensures that the quarry can be completely rehabilitated leaving it intact for alternative uses for future generations.

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The modern cement manufacturing process is designed to use minimal water. At Ohorongo, air quenching is used instead of water cooling....

The modern cement manufacturing process is designed to use minimal water. At Ohorongo, air quenching is used instead of water cooling....

The modern cement manufacturing process is designed to use minimal water. At Ohorongo, air quenching is used instead of water cooling. The majority of water is used for ablution. A water treatment plant is used to treat this water so it can be reused for irrigation of grass around the plant. The treated water is also used for dust suppression on the quarry roads again lowering the impact of Ohorongo’s operations on the surrounding environment. Water ...

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