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    Default Cauldon cement works, Staffordshire

    Currently owned by Lafarge, the previous owner was Blue Circle until being taken over by Lafarge in 2001. The cement works began in 1950 when permission for its operation was granted by the Minister of Housing and Local Government.







    Pet coke?






























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    Default Re: Cauldon cement works, Staffordshire

    Quote Originally Posted by BereniceUK
    Pet coke?




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    Default Re: Cauldon cement works, Staffordshire

    "Pet coke"- Petrolueum coke as opposed to coke derived from coal.
    See: Petroleum coke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    I think they also use ground-up old tyres as fuel, or at least they trialled it a bit ago.
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