Issue 9/2015

Content

Editorial

13th TÇMB International Technical Seminar and Exhibition

13th TÇMB International Technical Seminar and Exhibition will be held in Titanic Deluxe Belek, Antalya/Turkey, between 07.10.-10.10.2015. Our event is open for both national and international attendees from cement industry, service and technology providers. The event is important for the manufacturers to follow up the recent developments and creates an opportunity for the participants to consider the new investments...

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Spotlight

ACI/TUM

Award presented

On 15.07.2015, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) presented the A. Aignesberger Award to Professor Dr. Johann Plank, Technische Universität München...

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Products

CATERPILLAR

Designed for the outdoors

Cat phones of Reading, UK, a licensee of Caterpillar, Peoria/IL (USA), has launched the Cat® S50, a rugged, high-end 4G smartphone designed...

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MONDI INDUSTRIAL BAGS

Further progress in the evolution of industrial paper bags

Conventional industrial bags made of paper tend to be vulnerable to rain and moisture. When exposed to direct rain on an unprotected pallet, a standard paper bag absorbs water and may weaken as a result. Handling may then become awkward, and the shelf life of the contents may...

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HGH INFRARED

Better thermal kiln monitoring

HGH Infrared Systems, based in Paris, France, has released an improved generation of thermal scanning equipment. The new infrared scanner named “Kiln­scan” monitors rotary kiln shell...

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Interview

PROF. DR. JOHANN PLANK, TU MÜNCHen

Construction Chemistry at TU München

In 2014, Technische Universität München (TUM) opened its new “Center for Advanced PCE Studies” which belongs to the Chair for Construction Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry in Garching near Munich/Germany. Recently, ZKG had the opportunity...

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Plant report

FLSMIDTH PFISTER

Better dosing to the coal mill

1 Development Holcim Spain started a project at their Carboneras plant (Fig. 1) to improve the pet-coke grinding performance in order to obtain safe...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Prospects of the GCC cement industry

The cement demand growth rate in Saudi Arabia declined to 2.4% in 2014 from 13.2% in 2013. The country has about a 60% market share in the GCC. But ­despite ­falling oil prices and challenging fiscal budgets in the GCC, the cement ­industry is ­expected...

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Process

Engineering

Service

EP 2 891 639 A1

Cement manufacturing device

(22) 09.08.2013 (43) 08.07.2015 (57) Providing a cement production apparatus in which raw material is supplied into a duct with being dispersed...

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