Issue ZKG International 7-8/2014

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Spotlight

CANADA

Venue on the Pacific Coast

This year´s ILA General Assembly and Information Exchange Forum will be held in Vancouver, Canada on 08.-10.10.2014. The event will not only bring...

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ARGENTINA

New IKN cooler for Argentina

In May 2014, Holcim (Argentina) S.A. placed an order for a state-of-the-art IKN Pendulum Cooler® with a grate area of 61 m2 and the latest Coanda Wing...

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IBAUSIL

Call For Papers

The 19th International Conference on Building Materials ibausil will take place from 16.-18.09.2015 in Weimar. Under the leadership of the Director of...

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DHG

New Chairman

At the General Assembly of the DHG (German Association of Agricultural Lime Producers) on 12.6.2014 in Heidelberg/Germany, Norbert Peschen was elected...

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BRAZIL

How to move more bulk material

Five years after the delivery of a first bridge scraper for the cement plant at Sobradinho in the State of ­Bahia, Eastern Brazil, Schade Lagertechnik...

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DYCKERHOFF

Change in Directorate

As part of the Dyckerhoff Plaster and Building Chemistry Conference 2014, there was a farewell ceremony for Dr. Josef Strunge, longtime Director of...

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EUROGYPSUM

New Chairman

During its General Assembly held in Brussels on 21.05.2014, Eurogypsum elected the President of Saint-Gobain Gypsum Activity Claude-Alain Tardy as...

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GERMANY

Software partnership

The engineering software provider A­ucotec AG, headquartered in Hannover/Germany, has joined the Siemens PLM Software Solution Partner Program as a...

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GERMANY

Strategic alliance formed

The diversified Italian producer of power transmissions and fluid power, PMP Industries S.p.A., and the German manufacturer of comprehensive heavy...

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INDONESIA

Silo order from PT Semen Padang

In May 2014 Claudius Peters Projects from Buxtehude/Germany was awarded a contract by PT Semen Padang to supply two new cement storage silos for their...

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SCHENCK

New CEO

Andreas Evertz took over as CEO of Schenck Process, Darmstadt/Germany, on 05.05.2014. He will lead the company in close coordination with the two...

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CECE

Congress with focus on “agility”

How to become more agile in a fast changing environment? This is the core topic of this year’s CECE congress which will be held on 16./17.10.2014 in...

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QUATAR

New contract for Fives by QNCC

Qatar National Cement Co. has selected after international tender the French company Fives FCB for the implementation on a turnkey basis of its 5th...

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USA

New grinding mill for Hagerstown

The Holcim (US) Hagerstown plant is the most recent US cement plant to order a new raw material mill from Gebr. Pfeiffer, Inc., a subsidiary of the...

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Products

CATERPILLAR/ERLAU

Tyre protection in the limelight

Headquartered in Goslar, Fels-Werke GmbH is one of Germany’s leading quarrying companies and ranks second in the supply of limestone products. In...

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HEKO

Quality from experience

Heko from Wickede (Ruhr) in Germany is a manufacturer of highly wear-resistant chains and components for conveyors and bucket elevators. In the almost 100 years of its company history, the company has gained experience internationally in a very wide range of industrial sectors, ranging from power stations and fertilisers to, in particular, its role as an OEM in the building material industry. ...

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Events

IFAT, MUNICH/Germany (05.-09.05.2014)

IFAT more successful than ever before

Between 5th and 9th May, a total of 3081 exhibitors from 59 countries presented environmental technology on 230 000 m2 on the trade show in Munich.
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NANOCEM OPEN MEETING, LAUSANNE/SWITZERLAND (08.04.2014)

Ten years of success and a bright future

Concrete is the most widely used building material in the world, but the fundamental mechanisms underlying its behaviour are very poorly understood,...

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Plant report

HEIDELBERGCEMENT

Wondrous return

1 Introduction
Bubo bubo L. is not the name of an exotic pop group, but of one of the world’s largest owls. The taxonomical name is onomatopoeic and...

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Markets and Trends

Process

AFR Special

Buzzi Unicem SpA

From Municipal Solid Waste to energy

Introduction
In most of the cases MSW is the undifferentiated portion of “urban waste” always present and  newly produced every day. Treating MSW is on...

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