Issue 09/2014

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

TURKEY

Çimentas¸ Elazig˘ places order with A TEC

The Austrian engineering company A TEC Production & Services GmbH has been awarded a contract by Çimentas¸ Elazig˘, with its plant located at Elazig˘ in Anatolia, Turkey, for engineering for the upgrade and...

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SIEMENS

New CEO

On 01.07.2014, Dirk Hoke took over as CEO of the Large Drives Business Unit of the Siemens Drive Technologies ­Division. The graduate engineer joined...

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CECE

New Secretary General

Sigrid de Vries has been appointed new Secretary General at CECE, the Committee for European construction equipment industry, as of the first of July....

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AVENTICS

New Chairman

Paul Cleaver has joined Aventics GmbH near Hanover/Germany, on 01.07.2014, as the Chairman of the Executive Board. He takes on responsibility for the...

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HONEYWELL

New global ­president

Honeywell has appointed Sach Sankpal as global president for Honeywell Safety Products, part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions’ Life...

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Products

BEUMER

Smaller, faster, more practical

As a single-source provider for filling, palletising and packaging technologies, Beumer Group supports its customers in all respects supplying...

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Events

ZKG TECHNICAL EXCURSION, Lägerdorf/Germany (11.–13.06.2014)

Secondary School with Chalk?

Although modern students are accustomed to working with the latest high-tech equipment, those attending the ZKG student excursion had come to learn in greater detail about chalk and, above all, the production of cement at Holcim in Lägerdorf, Schleswig–Holstein/Germany. A total of forty-two students, along with their professors and supervisors, came from the RWTH of Aachen, the Technical University of Freiburg and the Technical University of Koblenz to take...

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6th Brazilian Cement Congress (CBC), São Paulo/Brazil, 19.-21.05.2014

Reunião Brasileira

After 15 years, the Brazilian Cement Congress reunited more than 300 professionals and experts from Brazil and other countries, such as China,...

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FEDERAL ASSOCIATION OF THE GERMAN LIME INDUSTRY, HEIDELBERG/GERMANY (12./13.06.2014)

Pleasing trend in the German lime ­industry, despite major challenges

In his opening address, Chairman Dr. Thomas Stumpf, Member of the Board of Management at Fels-Werke GmbH in Goslar/Germany made clear that the protection of the industrial base, of industrial value chains and of the industry-orientated service sector are, and will remain, the essential preconditions...

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2nd Weimar Gypsum Conference, Weimar/Germany (26.-27.03.2014)

Gypsum is a superior binding agent

The 2nd Weimar Gypsum Conference held in ­Weimar on 26.-27.03.2014 was a complete success. It was attended by around 120 specialists from 15...

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Plant report

BEUMER GROUP/SCHWENK PUTZTECHNIK

Proper and sales-promoting stack confi­guration

Dry mortars are prefabricated mixtures composed of mineral binding agents such as cement, limestone, gypsum as well as sand, rock dust and further additives. On the building site the craftsmen have to merely mix them with water and they are ready for use. Owing to the avoidance of possible mixing errors, the producer can ensure a constant...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Indonesia at the crossroads

Indonesia’s cement growth rate cooled down to just 5.5 % last year after double-digit growth rates for the two previous years. Now for the next few years a 6 % annual increase in the demand for cement is projected. ...

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Process

KLINE CONSULTING

Cement and CO2: What’s happening?

The presented paper won first place at the recent IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Conference in Washington, DC. This paper is a follow-up to the previous award winning paper “Cement and CO2: A Victim of Success” that was presented at the San Antonio conference in 2012.

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Materials

AFR Special

SID Group

Pre-processing hazardous waste

The SID Group is known as a supplier of shredding equipment and also works in the conception, design, and manufacturing of complete pretreatment and...

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A Chilean Case Study of Co-processing

From empty rules to a legal framework

It was not unusual to face long environmental permitting processes for new projects in Chile at the beginning of the last decade. Waste management...

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