Issue 4/2014

Content

Editorial

2013

The sixth warm summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and the world is still turning, despite what mankind is doing to its planet‘s surface and...

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Spotlight

KNAUF/RICHTER SYSTEM

New Managing Director

Since January 2014, Marco Kunz is Managing Director of Richter System GmbH & Co. KG, member of the Knauf Group. He replaces longtime CEO Jean Alfons...

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TÇMB

New chairman

The 56th General Assembly Meeting of TÇMB on 28.02.2014 has elected a new Board. Mustafa Güçlü, who was chairman since 2011, left his position, and...

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Obituary

Dr. Klaus Dyckerhoff

It is with great sadness that to announce the death of Dr. Klaus Dyckerhoff, who passed away on 09.03.2014. Klaus Dyckerhoff was born on 17.11.1927 in...

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MC BAUCHEMIE

New Managing Director

Dr. Ekkehard zur Mühlen has been appointed new Managing Director of MC Construction Chemicals Müller GmbH & Co. KG in Bottrop/Germany on 01.01.2014....

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REFRATECHNIK

Changes in company management

Since 01.01.2014, Dr. Stefan Puntke has taken over as new Technical Director of Refratechnik Cement GmbH in Göttingen. He is responsible for the...

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Products

FLEXCO

No more stoppages

In belt conveyor systems, malfunctions and machine stoppages often lead to long downtimes. The production process and product deliveries may be...

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SANDVIK

New drilling equipment – soft and hard

The first tool from the Stockholm/Sweden based international company, with the drilling equipment being developed in Tampere/Finland, is a groundbreaking practical software tool for surface drilling process management, the Sandvik Driller’s Office. The advanced tool is a friend to anyone who works with surface drilling management, in particular in quarrying applications, as it helps simplify the whole process, as well as managing it efficiently. ...

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Events

ASSOCIATION OF THE GERMAN GYPSUM INDUSTRY

Ecological questions on the agenda

At the invitation of the Chinese Gypsum Association, a delegation of the Bundesverband der Gipsindustrie e.V. (Association of the German Gypsum...

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Plant report

Materials

AFR Special

EUROGYPSUM

GtoG Life + Project: First step towards gypsum circular economy

The European gypsum industry wishes to promote an increase in the culture of recycling and close the loop for gypsum products and systems within the gypsum industry as well as with the relevant stakeholders in the construction chain. Protecting the natural resources and avoiding an overall negative impact on the environment are key elements of such a culture – well-being, quality and sufficiency for all – within a global economy. ...

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Engineering