Aktuelle Ausgabe - Cement Lime Gypsum

Issue ZKG International 6/2017

Content

Editorial

No new talent sought …

… by the cement industry suppliers?

For many years now, we as a trade journal have arranged an annual field trip for students to visit a cement plant. This is sponsored by our partners in the suppliers’ industry. With their support, they not only get the opportunity to present themselves and their companies as potential employers, in a technical talk, they can also interest future management professionals in technical aspects. ...

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Spotlight

SIKA AG

Changes in Sika Group management

The Board of Directors of Sika has decided on changes in Group Management to align the organization with Sika’s Growth Strategy and its targets 2020....

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SIKA AG

Sika expands production in Mexico

Sika is opening a new mortar production facility at Coatzacoalcos in southeast Mexico. The new plant will also take over the manufacture of concrete...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Wonder Cement switches to Pfeiffer ­vertical roller mill for cement grinding

Wonder Cement belongs to a family company based in Udaipur/India, which – apart from other businesses – is active in the cement industry. As Gebr. Pfeiffer already supplied four mills of the type MPS for raw material and pet coke grinding, the customer has now decided to use a vertical roller mill also for ...

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BEUMER GROUP

Beumer Group will deliver four high-capacity belt bucket elevators to a LafargeHolcim Ltd. cement plant in Poland

As a general contractor, the steelworks company Mostostal Kraków S.A. has entrusted Beumer Group with the delivery of four high-capacity belt bucket elevators for the LafargeHolcim Ltd. cement plant in Kujawy/Poland. These systems are part of a project to improve the production and the quality of cement blends. Mostostal Kraków S.A. will provide LafargeHolcim Ltd. with ­cement silos as well as the corresponding conveying technology. ...

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Companies

LAFARGEHOLCIM

LafargeHolcim’s symbiotic solution for recycling and recovering oil waste

Thanks to the expertise of the Geocycle teams, LafargeHolcim can offer actors in the petroleum industry an alternative to sending their oil sludge to landfill: it is called co-processing. This approach consists of the simultaneous recycling and recovery of mineral and energy content of the waste used as alternative fuel ...

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Events

6TH INTERNATIONAL DRYMIX MORTAR CONFERENCE IDMMC SIX, NUREMBERG/GERMANY

idmmc six brings together the drymix mortar community

Every two years the international drymix mortar community accepts the invitation of Ferdinand Leopolder, drymix.info, to a one day conference preceding the European Coating Show in Nuremburg/Germany. The sixth edition of the International Drymix Mortar Conference (idmmc six) took place at the small ...

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Plant report

Process

SIEMENS AG

Industrial Security supporting ­digitalization in the cement industry

The global cement industry today is facing drastic challenges and changes. Not only does the environmental impact challenge the industry, also international competition and technology trends form the cement industry as well. Up-to-date electrical technology like intelligent motor and drive systems, smart sensor technology and overall digitalization could help to reduce the emission and increase the efficiency. With any data driven environment, the inherent concern for cyber IT security plays a crucial part in day to day operations in the ...

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FLSMIDTH MAAG GEAR

Redundancy is not equal to availability

Redundancy is nowadays the keyword when it comes to drive systems for large vertical roller mills. Different gear manufacturers have developed new drive systems. This development is clearly driven by the high power demand of large and very large vertical mills and by the torque limitation of the bevel stage in conventional gearboxes as described in ...

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Materials

SIKA SERVICES AG

The spice of gypsum

With approximately 11 billion m2 installed annually, gypsum boards are the most successful gypsum-based construction material [1]. The success of gypsum board is not only due to its excellent physical properties and functional advantages. It is also supported by an efficient, highly automated and continuous production line process which requires high quality raw materials. ...

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Management

PROF. RUTZ COMMUNICATIONS GMBH

The scarcest resource of all: acceptance

Doing business under public scrutiny in this day and age always involves pressure for self-justification. Anyone wishing to make changes must explain...

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