Issue 6/2016

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

BAUMA 2016

Record demand at bauma 2016

This year’s bauma attracted around 580 000 visitors from 200 countries to Munich/Germany between 11.04.–17.04.2016. That is a rise of more than 9 %....

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LOESCHE GMBH

Loesche supplies another vertical roller mill to Adana Cement

The Adana cement works do not only grind slag but now also cement raw material using a Loesche vertical roller mill. The company Adana Cement is a subsidiary company of the Oyak Group, which is one of the largest Turkish groups of companies. The group currently comprises approximately 55 companies from the ...

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LEILAC | LOW EMISSIONS INTENSITY LIME AND CEMENT

Breakthrough technology to cut carbon from cement and lime sectors

The LEILAC (Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement) consortium has successfully secured € 12 million in funding over five years from the European Commission Horizon 2020 Grant programme. The consortium, led by technology provider Calix, and comprising ­Heidelberg­Cement, Cemex, Tarmac, Lhoist, Amec Foster Wheeler, ECN, Imperial College, PSE, Quantis and the Carbon Trust, aims to apply and demonstrate a breakthrough technology that ...

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CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New cooler order from Chinese Quantou Group

At the end of 2015 the Chinese company, Quantou Group, Shandong Province, awarded a contract to Claudius Peters Projects for the delivery of a new ETA Stage Cooler to ...

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EUROGYPSUM

New President for Eurogypsum

During its General Assembly held in Brussel on 09.05., the European ­Manufacturers Association for Plaster and Plasterboard Products (Eurogypsum)...

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OPTERRA GMBH

Separate grinding for higher-performance cements

By tradition, cement is produced by mixing and grinding the two or three main constituents together. In other words, the starting materials are subjected to straight-through refining, or intergrinding. The drawback: readily grindable material ...

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Products

Plant report

Process

Coordinated – Single-source supplier for hot environment

Our world can be hardly imagined without the product ‘lime‘, and due to its application in environmental protection, it has virtually become ubiquitous to anyone. Quality demands, the variety of available lime products and, above all, the environmental restrictions for production sites have increased significantly and will continue to ...

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KARLSRUHE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (KIT)

New calcium hydrosilicate-based cements: Celitement – a Technology Assessment

Green cements with the potential to significantly reduce CO2 emissions are still in the focus of attention in the cement industry. This paper outlines the approach of Technology Assessment and the research design, gives a brief overview of the binder characteristics of Celitement technology (calcium hydrosilicates) and discusses ...

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Materials

Patents