Cement Plants & Factories, UAE: Fenceline Air Pollution Monitoring

Cement Plants & Factories, UAE: Fenceline Air Pollution Monitoring

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09 December 2021


31 January 2014




Cement factory pollution can give rise to poor air quality in the surrounding urban environment. For that reason, national environmental regulators are increasing controls on air quality at cement factories. A recent example comes from the United Arab Emirates where several factories have implemented ambient air monitoring systems.

Cement Factories in the United Arab Emirates, in accordance with Council of Ministers Resolution No. 37 for the year 2001 Regulating Federal Law No. 24 of 1999 Concerning Protection and Development of the Environment, are now obliged to measure the amount of respirable dust in ambient air using competent equipment and provide related monthly reports.

Monitoring cement plant emissions on the site perimeter

The Aeroqual AQM 60 Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station measures multiple parameters continuously and simultaneously: TSP (Total Suspended Particles) & PM10 (Respirable Dust). In addition, the Aeroqual AQM 60 system can measure gaseous pollutants (SO2, CO, NO2, O3) and ensure that the levels are complying with recommended Air Quality Standards for the UAE.

The Aeroqual AQM60 Station offers long-term quantitative, time-integrated atmosphere measurement with excellent correlation to Reference Methods due to integrated air conditioning and selectivity of sensors used.

Proven solution for cement factory pollution in United Arab Emirates

Several companies have chosen Aeroqual as their preferred equipment provider. Aeroqual AQM 60 Stations are already installed in:

  • Ras Al Khaimah Company For White Cement & Construction Materials, Ras Al Khaimah

  • Pioneer Cement Industries, Ras Al Khaimah

  • Gulf Cement Company, Ras Al Khaimah

Many more units will be delivered in the next 6-12 months, demonstrating the value of the AQM 60 to leading companies in the UAE cement industry and beyond.