26-27 September 2016
The Nile Ritz-Carlton Cairo, Egypt

Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 27 September 2016

08:30 - 09:00 Registration, Refreshments and Networking

09:00 - 09:30 Overcoming public perception of emissions from coal-powered plants to meet the country’s cement production capacity

Ahmed Ibrahim - General Manager, South Valley Cement Co., Egypt
Whilst there is growing acknowledgement by authorities and cement companies on the role of coal in cement production, there is still a lack of understanding by the public on the need for coal to power cement plants. Learn how to adopt an open, transparent and proactive approach to overcome public concerns on firing coal. The session will also cover the importance of informing the public on the need for coal-powered plants and the steps needed to be taken by all parties involved to reduce environmental impacts.

Ahmed Ibrahim

General Manager
South Valley Cement Co., Egypt

09:30 - 10:00 Utilising clean coal technologies to ensure the efficiency of existing coal-fired power plants and reduce the amount of CO2 emissions

Carbon and dust emission controls are vital in producing cement through the firing of coal. Explore the technologies and solutions available to minimise emission when firing and transporting coal.

Emission Control Solution Provider

10:00 - 10:30 Employing the right mix of fuels during cement production to meet carbon emission requirements

Sanad Morad - Sustainable Development Director, Suez Cement, Egypt
Implementing carbon emission controls can be a daunting task. Learn how you can equip yourself with the right strategy of implementing the correct mix of biomass fuels, refuse derived fuels and coal to reduce carbon emission whilst reducing costs.

Sanad Morad

Sustainable Development Director
Suez Cement, Egypt

10:30 - 11:00 Implementing dust control systems to reduce the risk of coal dust explosions

Khaled El Shami - Plant Manager, Building Materials Industry Company, Egypt
Cement producers working to create an emission and dust-free operation are required to implement solutions to ensure the safety of operations. Explore the factors responsible for coal dust explosion and the latest dust control systems such as cyclones, bag houses and bag filers to ensure safety of operation and environment.

Khaled El Shami

Plant Manager
Building Materials Industry Company, Egypt

11:00 - 11:30 Reviewing the advantages and risks of coal transportation by river

Samir Salama - Minister Adviser for River Transport, Ministry of Transportation, Egypt
For long distances, the cost of transporting coal can be high. As Egypt now imports greater amounts of coal from to various locations, coal transportation will become a more important concern from an energy, economic, and environmental standpoint. This session will highlight the key issues and risks faced when transporting coal by river and how to overcome them.

Samir Salama

Minister Adviser for River Transport
Ministry of Transportation, Egypt

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee and Networking Break

12:00 - 12:30 Discussing strategies for ensuring safe and efficient transfer of coal from port to plant whilst maintaining coal content

Ahmed Abbasi - General Manager, Egyptian Dry and Land Ports and Logistics Centers, Egypt
The lack of a well-planned transport road or rail ending in the cement plant and the need for an efficient and proper system while transporting your coal that can lead to increased costs and halt your production process. This session will review the best structure required to monitor the seamless supply of coal, transportation of coal and ensuring coal is stored safely and delivered with minimal impact on the road or rail system. It will also assess the operations and maintenance of stockpile management within ports, buffer yards, and final storage areas.

Ahmed Abbasi

General Manager
Egyptian Dry and Land Ports and Logistics Centers, Egypt

12:30 - 13:00 Identifying the right logistic and transportation company with the appropriate safety standards

Sherif Fasseeh - Plant Manager, ASEC Cement, Egypt
Find out the criteria for picking the right logistic partner to ensure safety of transporting your coal. This session will explore the equipment and infrastructural requirements needed to qualify logistic companies when handling your coal throughout the supply chain process.

Sherif Fasseeh

Plant Manager
ASEC Cement, Egypt

13:00 - 13:30 Closing Panel Discussion: Considering the future requirement for coal power in Egypt

This session will bring together key leaders to discuss the future of coal use in Egypt, exploring best practices in cement plants to ensure cost savings, efficiency, and environmentally-friendly tools in moving the energy market forward.

13:30 - 13:45 Chairman’s Closing Remarks

13:45 - 15:00 Networking Lunch

15:00 - 23:59 End of Conference