Issue 11/2016

Content

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The Chinese cement industry

The Chinese cement industry, currently in its 127th year, has a 60 % share of global cement production. Since the 1980s China has transformed itself technologically from a technology and equipment importer to the largest supplier of complete cement equipment in the last decade and now takes nearly 50 % of the world market. Cement technology means that nearly 100 % of the kilns used for production are NSP kilns, but availability in 2015 did not reach ...

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Spotlight

CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New cooler orders for cement plants in China

After a very short project phase Hebei Zerrian International Trading awarded a contract for two cooler conversions to Claudius P­eters Projects. The owner of the plants is Taiwan Cement ...

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Products

SIEMENS AG

Update for Cemat control system

The update to version 8.2 is now available for Cemat, the Siemens control system for cement, mining and building materials based on Simatic PCS 7. The new release features an array of new functions across the entire production chain. New additions include an extension of the sequence test mode, new picture symbols for simpler operation and a scalable recipe and storage location management. ...

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SCHENCK PROCESS EUROPE GMBH

Two Russian cement works converted to Smart Factory standard

The innovative dispatch automation system LOGiQ from Schenck Process is continuing its success story. In recent weeks, the Darmstadt-based specialist in measuring and process technology has implemented the technology at two Russian locations operated ...

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Events

Plant report

SIEMENS AG

A greener brownfield

Through an extensive modernization project that combined new technologies with sustainability and involved upgrading the process control systems with a state-of-the-art industrial ...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Latest trends in refractory materials

Today’s focus on cash flow generation in the cement industry leads to an over- simplification of the complexity of cement processes. One example is refractories, which are mostly regarded as commodities. In this article we will look at, what can ...

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Process

Materials

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