Issue 3/2015

Content

Editorial

Thank you very much…

Indeed, you have found the way to your library? Or the stack of magazines has found you? Time is too valuable! Now, you have two options: to sign the...

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Spotlight

HEIDELBERGCEMENT

Managing Board extended

The Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG has decided to amend the structure of the Managing Board with the position of a Deputy Chairman....

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LOESCHE

New Sales Director

Loesche Latinoamericana S.A.U. has appointed Vicente Fernández to take up the position of Sales Director at Loesche Latinoamericana (Spain). He has...

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Products

AUMUND

Samson Feeder in new operation modus

Quick reaction to changing demand and changing short-term fuel or raw-material costs is the most decisive factor to a profitable plant operation in the modern cement industry. However, a production process involving deep pits, bunkers or bins demands the construction of massive foundations and a geography, where it is possible to dig deep down.

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STEAG

Paving stones clean city air

An innovative construction material which STEAG Power Minerals has developed and optimized over a number of years could point the way to the future...

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NT-MDT

Microscopic force increased

The University of Limerick has received one of Europe’s most powerful microscopes supported by NT-MDT, a world-leading manufacturer of atomic force...

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Events

INTERNATIONAL LIME ASSOCIATION (ILA), VANCOUVER/CANADA (08.-10.10.2014)

Global lime business gathers on the Pacific coast

More than 160 delegates from 22 countries took part in the annual General Assembly and Information Exchange Forum of the International Lime Association (ILA), which was held on 08.-10.10.2014 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver/Canada. ...

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Interview

LEUBE

A new record: seven years without an accident

On 04.10.2014 the entire Leube workforce had cause for celebration. This day marked a new record for the company’s lime works in Golling, 20 km south of Salzburg/Austria: seven years of operation without a single accident – that means 2555 injury-free working days ...

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HAVER & BOECKER

HAVER ADAMS – tight, clean, profitable… and award-winning!

Bags made of polyethylene (PE) are suited for many requirements, and are used for transportation and sales of many consumer goods. Yet, who would have imagined some years ago that powder-type products could also be filled into compact and weatherproof PE bags in an environment-friendly process? ZKG International had the opportunity to visit HAVER & BOECKER at the company’s headquarters in Oelde/Germany ...

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Markets and Trends

OneStone Consulting S.L.

Lafarge-Holcim’s cement rivals in the Americas

Lafarge-Holcim will have the largest cement capacity of any of the cement producers in the Americas after their merger and sale of assets to CRH. In the following review we will discuss the implications of the merger, profile the major cement rivals in this region and look at the latest market developments in the major markets of the USA, Brazil and Mexico.

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Process

HACETTEPE UNiVERSiTY

A simple sampling method for VRMs

Due to the compact design and material transportation system of vertical roller mills (VRM), some important streams (total mill feed and discharge, dynamic separator feed and reject) remain in the mill casing. This situation leads to sampling problems around the equipment. This paper discusses a new simple sampling technique used for VRM in order to evaluate the performance of grinding and classification ...

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Materials

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