Issue ZKG International 7-8/2017

Content

Editorial

Luckily, it’s concrete!

Anett Fischer ZKG

This high-impact advertising motto in Germany popped into my mind while listening to the talk given by Jacques Burdin at the international conference “The Future of Cement”, which was held in Paris ...

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Spotlight

CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New terminal order for Lithuania

Lithuanian stevedoring company Bega has awarded a contract to Claudius Peters for the supply of silo and discharge equipment. The specialist in the handling of dry bulk cargoes, Bega, is located at ...

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VDZ

Christian Knell new president of VDZ

Christian Knell, General Manager of HeidelbergCement in Germany, was elected as the new president of VDZ in Ulm on 27.04.2017. He succeeds long-standing President Gerhard Hirth, who has been at the...

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CHRISTIAN PFEIFFER MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH

Christian Pfeiffer Seminar

On 11.09.-14.09.2017 the Christian Pfeiffer Seminar will be held in Beckum/Germany. During this technical process training Christian Pfeiffer engineers will provide application-oriented knowledge and...

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04.10.–05.10.2017, JOHANNESBURG/SOUTH AFRICA

Cement Business and Industry Africa 2017

Cement Business and Industry Africa 2017 – CBI Africa 2017 will take place in Johannesburg/South Africa on 04.10.-05.10.2017. Organized by GMI Global, it is expected to bring together over...

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SIKA AG

Sika opens new production facility in Tanzania

Sika is setting up production in Tanzania and is opening a concrete admixtures factory. Sika is the first company to manufacture these products locally. Plans are already being made to add a mortar...

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LINDNER-RECYCLINGTECH GMBH

New RDF plant opened in Karlsruhe

Following a construction period of approximately four months Alba Nordbaden GmbH, a subsidiary of the Alba Group, put the new production line for refuse-derived fuel (RDF) from mixed construction and...

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KHD HUMBOLDT WEDAG INTERNATIONAL AG

KHD wins large upgrade project in Turkey

KHD has been awarded the contract to upgrade NUH Cimento’s existing ball mill grinding unit in Hereke-Kocaeli located in the Marmara region of Turkey. With this upgrade, the plant will increase the...

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SIKA AG

Paul Schuler succeeds Jan Jenisch as CEO

Sika has appointed Paul Schuler, formerly Regional Manager Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), as Chief Executive ­Officer as of 01.07.2017. He succeeds Jan Jenisch who has accepted the offer to become...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Another MVR mill for the Algerian market

After switching to the Pfeiffer technology for its Zahana works, Société Saoura ciment also opted for Gebr. Pfeiffer for its new cement plant in Bechar.The customer ordered an MVR 5000 R-4 for cement...

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Products

MASCHINENFABRIK GUSTAV EIRICH GMBH & Co KG

Dry mixes and plastic compounds from a single machine

Products with different consistencies are made in a number of industries, e.g. dry mixes, granulate, press bodies and plastic compounds. The unique Eirich operating principle makes it possible to...

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Events

7TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2017 ON MBT, MRF & RECYCLING, HANOVER/GERMANY

Efficient recovery solutions for alternative resources

Participants from 41 countries joined the 7th International Symposium 2017 on MBT, MRF & Recycling in Hanover from 16.05.–18.05.2017 in order to discuss latest trends in recycling and waste treatment ...

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THE FUTURE OF CEMENT, PARIS/FRANCE

200 years after Louis Vicat

From 06.06.-08.06.2017, around 560 attendees met for the international scientific symposium “The Future of Cement” to discuss with each other the history, present and future. The symposium was ...

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IEEE-IAS/PCA, CALGARY, ALBERTA/CANADA

59th Cement Industry Technical Conference

In bright sunshine, more than 850 delegates from 27 countries met from 21.05.-25.05.2017 for the 59th IEEE-IAS/PCA 2017 Cement Industry Technical Conference in Calgary/Canada. In addition to the ...

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INTERPACK 2017, DÜSSELDORF/GERMANY

interpack 2017: record-level international attendance

From 04.05.-10.05.2017 the internationally leading trade fair of the packaging sector and related process industries “interpack” brought more than 170 000 visitors to Düsseldorf/Germany; 74 % of the...

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Portland Forum, Leimen/Germany

Nanocem Consortium – 7th Open Meeting

On 25.04.2017, the partners in the Nanocem Consortium met for their 7th Open Meeting with interested guests at the Portland Forum in Leimen, to discuss current research activities and the latest ...

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Plant report

Markets and Trends

Materials

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Additive-dependent effects on plaster ­hydration

The purpose of this work was to illuminate the effects of certain additives or of combined additives on a hydrating gypsum plaster. The changes in hydration and the strength development process are...

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Patents

CA2913306 (A1)

Chemically activated cement using industrial waste

(22) 26.11.2015(43) 26.05.2017 (57) A process and product of an activated cement composition comprising: industrial waste such as ground granulated blast furnace slag, cement kiln dust, lime kiln...

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US 2017/0137178 A1

Paper bag and manufacturing method for a paper bag

(22) 20.04.2016(43) 18.05.2017(57) This invention relates to a paper bag for bulk material such as cement, gypsum, granular material, animal feed or the like, with a bottom and with an upper part...

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US 2017/0136409 A1

Use of clinker kiln dust for gas ­scrubbing

(22) 19.01.2017(43) 18.05.2017(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 2017/080874 A1

Method for producing cement clinker

(22) 02.11.2016(43) 18.05.2017(57) In the method according to the invention, the cement clinker is produced by preheating, pre-calcinating and burning raw cement meal, wherein a portion of the raw...

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WO 2017/080059 A1

Cement packaging machine

(22) 28.12.2015(43) 18.05.2017(57) A cement packaging machine comprises a machine base (1), a material feeder device (2), a drive device (5), a limestone output mechanism (3), a weighing mechanism...

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WO 2017/072571 A1

Method of producing a cement composition

(22) 17.10.2016(43) 04.05.2017(57) A method of producing a cement composition, which comprises Portland cement and at least one added component, comprising the steps of : – storing Portland cement...

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EP 2 785 593 B1

Filling device for a packaging machine

(22) 26.11.2012(45) 10.05.2017(57) Die vorliegende Erfindung betrifft eine Fülleinrichtung für eine Packmaschine und eine mit wenigstens einer Fülleinrichtung ausgerüstete Packmaschine zum Füllen von...

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