Aktuelle Ausgabe - Cement Lime Gypsum

Issue ZKG International 5/2017

Content

Editorial

Keeping up to speed

Lifelong learning is essential in the fast-moving times in which we live today as the constantly changing requirements are high. Besides the technical side, new, usually stricter regulations make it necessary to stay on the ball and maintain plant equipment at the state of the art. There are plenty of possibilities for this. In recent weeks, industry professionals ...

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Spotlight

LOESCHE GMBH

Loesche receives order for five large ­vertical roller mills in Algeria

Loesche has been able to sell five large vertical roller mills to the emerging cement market in Algeria. The local building sector in Algeria is one of the drivers of increasing cement demand, which now stands at 24.5 million t/a in this North-African country, and is not being met by the current annual production of around 19.5 million t. Not least for this reason ...

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CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V.

Cemex launches Cemex Ventures

Cemex announced the launch of Cemex Ventures, the company’s open innovation and venture capital unit. Designed to lead the evolution of the...

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VOTORANTIM CIMENTOS

Votorantim Cimentos inaugurates a new factory in Bolivia

Votorantim Cimentos, together with its partners in Itacamba Cemento, inaugurated in February a new plant in Yacuses, in the department of Santa Cruz/Bolivia. The investment of US$ 220 million for the construction of the ...

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08.06.–09.06.2017, Amsterdam/The Netherlands

83rd Euroconstruct Conference Amsterdam

The 83rd Euroconstruct conference will take place in Amsterdam/The Netherlands on 08.06.-09.06.2017. The Amsterdam Euroconstruct conference will bring...

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08.04.–14.04.2019, MUNICH/GERMANY

Canada to be bauma 2019 partner country

Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and mining machine industry....

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Products

SEW-EURODRIVE

New mechatronic industrial gear unit

In many industrial sectors, the criteria to be met by conveying systems are becoming more demanding and specific and may even require appropriate...

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ASD AUTOMATIC STORAGE DEVICE GMBH

Power storage for the industry

Pacadu-controlled power storage devices by ASD Automatic Storage Device GmbH are especially well suited for service in industrial environments,...

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CASSANTEC AG

Predictive maintenance

More and more plant operators are coming to rely on predictive maintenance. Maintenance scheduling can be optimized with the help of asset condition...

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Companies

BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

Solution-oriented all down the line

At the interpack in Düsseldorf/Germany from 04.05.-10.05.2017, Beumer Group will present its expertise as a solution provider for integrated packaging and intralogistics systems (Hall 12, booth E37). In addition to palletising and packaging systems, Beumer Group also provides tailor-made components for material flows specific to different industries. Customers can get everything from one hand, including the software and comprehensive customer support. ...

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Events

THIRD WEIMAR GYPSUM CONFERENCE, WEIMAR/GERMANY

Gypsum (not) only for construction

In his welcoming address, Hans-Bertram Fischer pointed out that gypsum has a very wide range of applications. One of the organizers’ prime concerns,...

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MARTIN LUTHER UNIVERSITY HALLE-WITTENBERG (MLU), HALLE (SAALE)/GERMANY

From the mine to the product

More than 50 participants followed the invitation to this international seminar to exchange experience and discuss requirements relating to the...

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Plant report

Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Latest trends in alternative fuels

After some years of small increases or even stagnation due to falling energy prices, the use of alternative fuels as a substitute for conventional fuels in the cement industry is on the rise again. This market review will deal with the major trends, while highlighting country trends, cement producer trends, technical ...

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Process

Materials

Patents

AU 2017201329 A1

Method of treating industrial water

(22) 27.02.2017
(43) 16.03.2017
(57) The invention relates to a method and apparatus of removing sulphate and soluble metals such as calcium from water....

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WO 2017/038049 A1

Roll crusher of cooler device

(22) 23.08.2016
(43) 09.03.2017
(57) A roll crusher of a cooler device is provided which can level out changes over time in the load on the rolls. This...

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WO 2017/039455 A1

Measurement of cedent properties

(22) 26.08.2016
(43) 09.03.2017
(57) A method and system for calculating the vis­cosity of cement slurry used for a primary cementing of an oil or gas...

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WO 2017/041176 A1

Precarbonation of cement mixes

(22) 08.09.2016
(43) 16.03.2017
(57) The invention provides methods and compositions for carbonation of a wet cement mix. The wet cement mix may be...

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US 2017/0066687 A1

Process of recycling paint waste

(22) 02.09.2016
(43) 09.03.2017
(57) A cement composition and a process are provided for recycling a waste material by using the waste in the...

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WO 2017/033302 A1

Mixer and mixing method

(22) 26.08.2015
(43) 02.03.2017
(57) The present invention makes it possible for gypsum slurry to be uniformly and sufficiently kneaded in a kneading...

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