Issue 12/2018

Content

Editorial

Time to set new goals

Dear readers of ZKG International, another year is drawing to a close, leaving us wondering just where all the time has gone. But before we plunge into a new, exciting year with a host of fresh ...

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Spotlight

SIKA AG

Sika commissions two new plants in Kazakhstan

Sika is expanding its presence in Kaz-akhstan and strengthening its position in two of the country’s growth regions. To reinforce existing production operations in Almaty in the southeast of the...

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19.02.-21.02.2019, NEU-ULM/GERMANY

Save the date: 63rd BetonTage

A high-caliber program, prominent speakers and collegial networking have been hallmarking the BetonTage in the German city of Neu-Ulm for many years now. The annual industry event will run for the ...

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REFRATECHNIK HOLDING GMBH

Magnesia joint venture in China signed

Refratechnik, Haicheng Guotian Mining and Yingkou Jinlong Refractories have signed a joint venture contract for the production of high-grade caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) and dead burned magnesia ...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

TRT Triplex dryer for drying FGD gypsum in India

A customer from the Indian cement industry, Kolkata-based Shree Cement Ltd., ordered a TRT 5000/8.0 Triplex dryer from Gebr. Pfeiffer.As in many countries, the power supply from the electrical network...

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AUMUND FÖRDERTECHNIK GMBH

Dr.-Ing. Pietro de Michieli new Managing Director

On 01.09.2018, Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH appointed Dr.-Ing. Pietro de Michieli as its new Managing Director, to focus on equipment sales, spare parts, after sales service and Premas® 4.0, at the...

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HAVER & BOECKER DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

Focusing on the German market

While other companies are closing their German external sales services, Haver & Boecker is investing in its sales channels with its own company. In order to focus even more strongly on the needs of...

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SIKA AG

Sika further expands capacities in Russia

Sika is opening a new production plant for concrete admixtures near Yekaterinburg/Russia. In the area around the plant, there are five cities with populations of over one million and attractive...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Gebr. Pfeiffer Malaysia office opening

Gebr. Pfeiffer initially formed a representative office in Malaysia in 2016 and have most recently established a private limited company to more fully support their clients in the Southeast Asia...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Gebr. Pfeiffer wins another order in Nepal

Gebr. Pfeiffer (India) Pvt. Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of Gebr. Pfeiffer SE, Kaiserslautern/Germany, has received an order to supply another mill to the Himalayan state of Nepal.Samrat Cement Company...

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MC-BAUCHEMIE MÜLLER GMBH & CO. KG

MC-Bauchemie opens new company in Denmark

At the end of August 2018, MC-Bauchemie founded a new sales company in Denmark, MC-Bauchemie Danmark ApS. The new affiliate is based in Slangerup in the Copenhagen area.Klaus Lebæk and Walter Devue...

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HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

Engineering & Innovation under new management

Dr. Jennifer Scheydt is the new head of the Engineering & Innovation department at HeidelbergCement in Germany, based in Leimen. She succeeds Eckhard Bohlmann who has retired. The main task of the...

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MAERZ OFENBAU AG

New business field

Since October 2017, Maerz is able to offer a completely new product line: with the integration of Elex CemCat AG we supply in our new business unit “CemCat” Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) plants...

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Products

Companies

Events

INTERNATIONAL LIME ASSOCIATION GENERAL ASSEMBLY, CAPE TOWN/ SOUTH AFRICA

Chile and China strengthen International Lime Association

More than 100 delegates from 22 countries and five continents met from 10.10.-12.10.2018 for the General Assembly and Information Exchange Forum of the International Lime Association (ILA) in Cape ...

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Interview

DR. LUC RUDOWSKI, CEMENT TECHNOLOGIES BUSINESS UNIT OF THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS, GERMANY

Customer centricity is our perspective

thyssenkrupp has established itself as a full-service provider in the cement industry. We talked to Dr. Luc Rudowski, Head of Product Management, Technology, Innovation and Sustainability at the ...

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Process

Materials

Patents

GEP20186897 (B)

Method for cement production

(22) 02.02.2017(43) 25.09.2018(57) Cement production method includes burning clinker in a furnace at the temperature 1450°C, cleaning from a dust with filtration in a filter of furnace gas containing...

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SG11201806649R (A)

Rapid-hardening mortar composition

(22) 31.03.2017(45) 27.09.2018(57) This rapid-hardening mortar composition includes: a rapid-hardening admixture; cement; and a fine aggregate, wherein the cement is contained in an amount of 100...

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WO 2018/168637 A1

Method for using fly ash

(22) 08.03.2018(43) 20.09.2018(57) A method for using fly ash, said method comprising: measuring the unburned carbon content of fly ash (PCF ash) generated from a pulverized coal combustion boiler;...

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WO 2018/174842 A1

Viscosity modifiers and methods of use thereof

(22) 20.03.2017(43) 27.09.2018(57) A method of cementing a wellbore comprises injecting into the wellbore a cement slurry comprising an aqueous carrier, a swellable nanoclay, and a solid delayed...

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WO 2018/178830 A1

Hydraulic cement formulation

(22) 23.03.2018(43) 04.10.2018(57) The invention relates to a hydraulic cement formulation that allows the content of clinker to be substantially reduced, the hydraulic cement formula comprising...

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