2009_TITAN_CSR_SustainabilityReport__ENG

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Unformatted text preview: ercentage contribution of alternative fuels (thermal basis) increased from 1.07% in 2008 to 1.53% in 2009. The observed increase was related to the introduction of a new alternative fuel in the form of dried sewage sludge in one of our plants in Greece, and to the increased use of traditional alternative fuels, such as tires, in Greece and Bulgaria. In 2009 the TITAN Group consumed 37,026TJ, in the form of thermal energy in its clinker and cement production processes. The observed decrease in total thermal energy consumption (almost 14% compared to 2008) is the result of the decrease in the volume of our production due to market conditions, changes in the equity held by the TITAN Group in Egypt and Turkey as well as operational improvements occur­ ring from energy savings. The average specific consumption was 3,535MJ/ton clinker, slightly lower (0.9%) than in 2008. > Installing efficient multi­stage preheaters, precalciners and clinker coolers > Replacing fossil fuels with alternative fuels, and wherever possible with carbon ne...
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