Our specialist mineral processing facility manufactures a range of sustainable mineral binders.

Cenin SMB operates under ISO 9001 and 14001 and runs its own cement and concrete testing laboratory USING XRF testing. This allows us to continually monitor our products and processes ensuring tight controls on quality and product consistency.

Ingrained into Cenin SMB is the aim to deliver value to its customers by manufacturing high quality, consistent sustainable mineral binders.

Our Products...


CENDRI is a consistent low carbon mineral drying agent designed to drive off high moisture contents in a wide range of materials whether mixed in situation or plant processed. CENDRI is manufactured using stringent quality control processes using our patented quality assurance process.

CENDRI offers a unique sustainable low carbon alternative to the traditional use of carbon intense Portland cement and lime. It is a cost-effective solution for use in a range of modern construction projects.


CENDRI have proven effective when used in-

  • Improving crushing, screening and processing of wet and dirty aggregates
  • Driving away and absorbing moisture.
  • Performance enhancer for trench arising and general fill materials.
  • Drying and improving mechanical properties for a range of materials
  • Increases the load bearing and trafficking of high moisture content materials.
  • Improves material strength when compacted.

CENIN Binders

CENIN sustainable binders are suitable for a range of applications.

It is specifically designed for the requirements of:

  • Precast concrete
  • Specialist projects
  • Grout formulation

Take a look at our renewable projects...

Bridgend Energy Hub
A future generations project that integrates the generation of low cost sustainable electricity, using both solar and wind, Bridgend Energy Hub will deliver a 100,000 tons per year cut in carbon emissions whilst delivering a host of economic, environmental and transportation benefits to the community.
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Parc Dyffryn
CENIN is developing a solar farm at Parc Dyffryn near Cardiff in the Vale of Glamorgan. A unique and progressive renewable energy solar project that will produce a significant amount of sustainable energy and assist Wales’ goals in combating climate change and enhance the natural environment.
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Parc Stormy
CENIN’s renewable energy business cluster at Parc Stormy incorporates wind and solar generation anaerobic digestion, ultra-low carbon cement production and an example of an energy positive building in SOLCER House developed with Cardiff University.
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Manmoel Wind
CENIN is submitting a planning application for a wind scheme on Manmoel Common. Full assessments are underway and we are likely to enter the ‘Developments of National Significance’ (DNS) process.
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Llanwonno Wind
CENIN were granted planning permission for wind turbines to be installed at Llanwonno, near Porth in the Rhondda. CENIN is in the process of ordering the turbines and preparing to build the site.
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Home Farm
CENIN has completed the construction of Home Farm 3MW solar array in West Cardiff.
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Cardiff Airport
It is estimated that the solar farm will provide a carbon reduction of approximately 20,508 tonnes over the next 25 years – a saving of roughly 860 tonnes per year.
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