Issue 1-2/2018

Content

Editorial

Where to take the waste?

This is a question to which all countries that have so far been exporting their waste to China will have find a new answer. This applies especially to the USA, Japan and the EU as the leading waste...

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Spotlight

SIKA AG

Sika opens second production facility in Angola

Sika is expanding its presence in Africa and opening a new facility in the Angolan capital, Luanda. In addition to the production of concrete admixtures in an existing factory, mortar products – one...

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AUMUND FÖRDERTECHNIK GMBH

Jens Müller is new Commercial Managing Director

Since 01.10.2017, Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH in Rheinberg has had a new Managing Director, Jens Müller (54), who is responsible for finance, controlling, IT, HR, general admin, purchasing and...

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FLSMIDTH A/S

FLSmidth receives cement mill order in Bolivia

FLSmidth has been awarded an order from Cooperativa Boliviana de Cemento, Industrias y Servicios (Coboce Ltda) in Bolivia, for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a new OK 43-4...

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Products

FAGUS-GRECON GRETEN GMBH & CO. KG

New thermo detector for preventive fire protection

Fagus-GreCon has supplemented its portfolio of detectors for preventive fire protection with a new thermo detector that monitors surface temperatures more flexibly than ever. Three contact sensors...

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GCP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES

New cement additives

GCP Applied Technologies Inc., a leading global provider of construction products technologies, has launched two new cement additives, Opteva HE quality improvers and Tavero VM grinding aids, to...

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SANDVIK MINING AND ROCK TECHNOLOGY

Sandvik launches powerful secondary stage crusher

The new Sandvik CS550 cone crusher is a powerful secondary stage crusher for 700–750-t applications. In addition to flexibility and sheer tonnage, it offers advanced automation and maintenance...

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CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

The next generation in cooling

After successfully supplying the gypsum calcining industry with Rotary Drum Coolers for more than two decades, Claudius Peters has developed the next generation of Rotary Drum Coolers with many new...

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AERZENER MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH

System optimisation due to process monitoring

Present production systems or production processes always go along with structures and automation concepts which are more sophisticated and more complex. Malfunctions or even failures of compressed...

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Events

Interview

DIRK LECHTENBERG, LECHTENBERG & PARTNER, DUISBURG/GERMANY

Alternative fuels coming on strong in the cement industry

Dirk Lechtenberg and his consulting firm MVW Lechtenberg & Partner have been serving the cement industry in connection with alternative fuels for many years now. We spoke with him about the present...

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Plant report

Process

Materials

Engineering

Patents

WO 2017/179121 A1

Cement additive and cement composition

(22) 12.04.2016(43) 19.10.2017(57) Provided are a cement additive and a cement composition that maintain the favorable fluidity of cement concrete, that reduce autogeneous shrinkage, and that exhibit...

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EP3250661 (A1)

Cement kiln fuel treatment

(22) 29.01.2016(43) 06.12.2017(57) Summary of the corresponding patent WO2016123524 (A1): A method of treating cement kiln fuel includes introducing an additive to a fuel component to form a fuel...

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US2017354914 (A1)

Use of clinker kiln dust for gas scrubbing

(22) 28.08.2017(43) 14.12.2017(57) Methods and apparatus for reducing the content of controlled acidic pollutants in clinker kiln emissions are disclosed. The methods and apparatus include introducing...

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WO 2017/190865 A1

Method and plant for the production of cement

(22) 03.03.2017(43) 09.11.2017(57) The present invention relates to a method for producing cement, in particular white cement, comprising at least the following steps: thermal treatment of material in...

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