Issue ZKG International 4/2017

Content

Editorial

Preventive maintenance ...

... is becoming increasingly important and will also be a key topic at the Hannover Messe. From 24.04.-28.04.2017, around 6500 exhibitors will be presenting typical applications, for example, for Industry 4.0, adaptive robots and technical solutions for the energy transition. One of the dominant focuses there is, naturally, Industry 4.0. ...

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Spotlight

HOFFMEIER INDUSTRIEANLAGEN GMBH + CO KG

Hoffmeier delivers ball mill

Hoffmeier Industrieanlagen has consequently invested in heavy machinery for the manufacturing of tube mills and rotary kilns.
The first shell...

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ARODO

Henk Mariën †

Henk Mariën, the Managing Director and owner of Arodo, passed away suddenly on 09.02.2017. He built up Arodo with an incredible amount of energy,...

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CRH

Continued profit growth in 2016

Albert Manifold, Chief Executive, stated: “2016 was a year of significant profit growth for CRH, with margins and returns ahead of last year in every...

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CATERPILLAR VENTURE CAPITAL INC.

Caterpillar Ventures invests in busybusy

Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., a wholly-­owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., announced today a strategic investment in busybusy, a software...

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LOESCHE GMBH

First Loesche vertical roller mills for the emerging cement market of Myanmar

The South Korean company Yojin Construction & Engineering Co., Ltd. has placed an order for two cement mills (cement/slag) with Loesche. The two highly modern and reliable vertical roller mills are to be used in the new clinker grinding plant of Yojin Myanmar Engineering Co., Ltd. in Thilawa/Myanmar, where they are to produce respectively 75 t/h clinker cement (OPC) with a fineness of 3300 Blaine. ...

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CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New clinker cooler modification order

Korean Ssangyong Cement has awarded a contract to Claudius Peters Projects for the supply of a grate cooler modification. In challenging site conditions the existing cooler at the plant Donghae will be upgraded by a fifth generation clinker cooler system ...

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A TEC PRODUCTION & SERVICE GMBH

Two new A TEC calciners for Aalborg Portland Cement

Aalborg Portland Cementir Holding has awarded A TEC the contract for upgrading Cement Kiln 87 in Aalborg/Denmark. It is a 4500 t/d semi-dry kiln system which was commissioned in 1988. Two new calciners were designed ...

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06.06.–08.06.2017, PARIS/FRANCE

The Future of Cement 2017

Under the patronage of the French ­National Commission for Unesco, sponsored by the Académie des scie­nces, the Académie des technologies and the fib (International Federation for Structural Concrete), the French cement industry and its main technical association ATILH, are holding an international scientific symposium, “The Future of Cement”, in Paris/France from 06.06.-08.06.2017. ...

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04.05.–10.05.2017, DÜSSELDORF/GERMANY

Enormous interest in interpack 2017

interpack 2017 is recording the highest demand among exhibitors in its history of over 55 years. By the official closing date of this outstanding international event for the packaging industry and related processing industries, exhibitors ...

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27.09.–28.09.2017, MUNICH/GERMANY

International PCE Conference at TU München

On 28.09.2017, Technische Universität München (TUM), the Chair for Construction Chemistry of Prof. Plank will host the “2nd International Conference...

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Development strategy update

CRH plc, the international building ­materials group, announces 2017 year-to-date acquisition and investment spending of approximately € 500 million...

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Products

Events

61st BETONTAGE CONVENTION

Precast concrete industry reports growth

The focus was on recent developments in the fields of concrete engineering, manufacturing processes and standardization. The fully booked accompanying...

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Plant report

BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO KG | AALBORG PORTLAND A/S

An economically convincing alternative

The manufacture of cement is particularly energy intensive. For an economical and sustainable operation, Aalborg Portland A/S therefore relies on alternative fuels and raw materials, in its Denmark lead plant, to ignite the calciner ...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Improving cement plant performance with O&M contracts

Decreasing capacity utilization rates and financial constraints are reasons for the ongoing performance improvements of cement plants. However, when technical solutions are getting more complex and when operational know-how is ...

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Process

Patents

AU 2015295865 (A1)

Method for grinding cement clinker

(22) 16.07.2015
(43) 02.02.2017
(57) Method of grinding cement clinkers comprising at least two kinds of clinker phases with differing grindability,...

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EP 3 128 275 A1

Cement clinker cooler grate

(22) 07.08.2015
(43) 08.02.2017
(57) A cement clinker cooler grate 1 for cooling and conveying cement clinker in a forward direction 2 comprising a...

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US 2017/0028345 A1

Slurry control system

(22) 01.08.2016
(43) 02.02.2017
(57) A system for regulating an amount of fresh lime slurry introduced to a spray dry absorber. The control system...

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WO 2017/016097 A1

Dust collection apparatus for loader

(22) 06.11.2015
(43) 02.02.2017
(57) A dust collection apparatus for a loader is adapted to be installed on a body of a loader. The apparatus comprises:...

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Management

Application