Issue 10/2014

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

FLSMIDTH

New Division President

As a consequence of the new divisional structure, FLSmidth appoints Manfred Schaffer new divisional president for the Minerals division. He will also...

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HAVER & BOECKER

New manager

Since 01.08.2014, Demelza Mulligan has assumed Managing Director of Haver Southern Africa. She succeeds Joachim Hoppe who held this position for three...

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gvt-Hochschulkurs in Braunschweig

Vom Schüttgut zum Silo

Unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Dietmar Schulze von der Ostfalia Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften findet am 23./24.02.2015 in Braunschweig...

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Products

BULKTEKNIK

Air keeps the ash flowing

The cement industry emits substantial quantities of carbon dioxide. Because of this, the cement producer Cementa AB has a vision for reaching carbon...

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SIEMENS

The titans of open-pit mines

Again and again, the size of the excavator bucket has driven the development of the haul truck, and in turn the size of the pit determines the...

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Terex MHPS GmbH

Demag V-type crane: versatile, fast, long service life

Oscillation is a natural phenomenon that occurs in cranes. Lifting and travel motions result in forces that can cause a crane to resonate. That not only subjects the crane to loads. If the crane oscillates too much, it becomes difficult for the crane operator to handle loads precisely.

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HEKO

The “chain of the future” and its advantages

HEKO from Wickede (Ruhr)/Germany is a manufacturer of highly wear-resistant chains and components for horizontal conveying equipment and bucket elevators. In its almost 100 years of history, the company was able to gather experience in multiple industries all over the world. In doing so, HEKO has become a renowned OEM manufacturer for the manure, power plant and building industry. As a company that adapts quickly to customer needs and market development, HEKO was able to recognize several trends throughout the years regarding bucket elevators and implement them into its product portfolio. Even in a usually rather “traditional” business sector such as the cement industry, such trends can be observed ...

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BEUMER GROUP

Relying on regularity

In industrial processes – such as for example in the cement industry – the regularity of the raw materials used plays an important role in the...

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CATERPILLAR

Built for severe applications

The new Cat® 349D2 L hydraulic excavator, with an operating weight ranging from 44 400 kg to 47 300 kg, features heavy-duty major structures that...

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Events

Aerzen

Source of inspiration and trendsetter of the branch

On 22.05.2014 the machine manufacturer Aerzen celebrated the 150th anniversary of its foundation. From foundry to a worldwide successful company group – Aerzen has experienced all sorts of ups and downs within the past 150 years of its existence.

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Interview

BEUMER GROUP

There aren’t many gaps left

In January 2014, Peter Schmidt was appointed new head of the division Palletising and Packaging ­Technology at the Beumer Group in Beckum/Germany. In this position he controls and coordinates the global Center of Competence in this business and is responsible for the worldwide distribution of the broad product portfolio as well as the strategic development of international markets. ...

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Plant report

HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

From the Stone Age into the future – film shooting in the quarry

The location: a quarry reminiscent of a wild, dried out alluvial floodplain, with numerous small ponds sometimes also looking like a landscape in the Siberian tundra. The protagonists: proud Taurus Cattle, a few mother cows with their calves and also some bulls that will soon become rivals. ...

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Markets and Trends

News

Knowledge

IWP – Ingenieurbüro für Wärme- und Prozesstechnik Gmbh

“Systemic” thinking and heat and material balances for optimizing a lime plant

Great prominence nowadays attaches to the optimisation of technical processes in energy-intensive industries, such as the lime industry, for example. One immediate aim is that of cutting the consumption of energy, and thus also operating costs. The attainment of this target also achieves emissions reductions. This work is generally difficult for the company involved, since such processes are complex, and may incorporate ...

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Engineering

SCHERR+KLIMKE AG

Cracks in silo walls

Is it a must to repair and strengthen or even demolish silos if wide cracks are observed? This question might be best answered by means of an example of a reinforced multi-chamber raw meal silo. In this article a special case will be highlighted which may be of interest for many cement producers.

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