Issue 11/2017

Content

Editorial

The Indian cement industry

The Indian cement industry, currently in its 104th year of existence, has a 7 % share in global cement production. With over 425 million t/a capacity and about 280 million t/a production, it is the...

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Spotlight

HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

HeidelbergCement to grow its position in Italy

On 19.09.2017, HeidelbergCement announced that its Italian subsidiary Italcementi has entered into an agreement with Cementir Holding to buy Cementir Italia, including the fully controlled...

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CEMTEC CEMENT & MINING TECHNOLOGY GMBH

Gambia has decided for Cemtec

In January 2017, right after the newly elected president of Gambia came to power endorsed with the slogan “Gambia has decided”, Cemtec Cement and Mining Technology and Salam Cement Company signed the...

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CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New order from Hargreaves Raw Material Services

At the beginning of September Claudius Peters Projects GmbH won a contract from Hargreaves Raw Material Services GmbH, a subsidiary of Hargreaves Services plc for the delivery of a coal grinding plant...

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BUZZI UNICEM S.P.A.

Buzzi Unicem acquires 50 % of Ecotrade S.p.A.

At the beginning of 2017 Buzzi Unicem acquired 50 % of Ecotrade S.p.A., a company with approximately 30 years of experience in the commercialization and recycling of industrial waste and byproducts...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Gebr. Pfeiffer now supplying to Nepal

A Pfeiffer vertical mill now won out in Nepal, too, as proven by the contract for the first MVR mill awarded by Kapilvastu Cement Udhyog Pvt. Ltd. to Gebr. Pfeiffer SE. This customer belonging to the...

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Products

A TEC GROUP

New mobile version of A TEC’s Rocket Mill

The semi-mobile version named A TEC Rocket Mill 2.00 single is a compact version installed in a container. The mill consists of one grinding chamber of approx. 2 m in diameter and 315 kW installed...

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Companies

LEUBE ZEMENTWERK

New shell section for the rotary kiln

The heart of the Leube cement plant is its rotary kiln. For the 2016/2017 winter repair scheme, Leube invested some € 200 000 in a new shell section. “Our kiln’s rotating tube is 45 m long and...

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SCHEUCH GMBH

Across the pond

A new market, important for the future, and only a few reference projects with which you can prove your expertise on the ground: the pressure to succeed in this situation is huge. Scheuch not only...

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Events

MVW LECHTENBERG & PARTNER

Successful 4th Alternative Fuels Symposium

On 27.09.–28.09.2017, around 140 experts met for the 4th Alternative Fuels Symposium in Duisburg to discuss the worldwide utilization of alternative fuels. The event organized by MVW Lechtenberg &...

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Plant report

NEUMAN & ESSER

Neuman & Esser builds classifier DC 2990

A limestone producer located in Europe pulverizes limestone (CaCO3) with high calcium carbonate content as filling material for the construction industry. Brick manufacturing is a frequent application...

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Markets and Trends

Materials

Patents

US2017267582 (A1)

Oxy-calcination process

(22) 30.11.2015(43) 21.09.2017(57) Method and installation for calcining cement raw meal in a calciner whereby fuel and a calciner oxidant having an oxygen content of at least 30 % vol are introduced...

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WO 2017/148882 A1

Classifier for classifying a material flow

(22) 28.02.2017(43) 08.09.2017(57) The invention relates to a classifier (10) for classifying a material flow, comprising a rotatable rotor cage (12), a guide vane ring (14) arranged around the rotor...

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WO 2017/097850 A1

Processing of bypass dust

(22) 07.12.2016(43) 15.06.2017(57) The invention relates to a method for processing a hot gas stream charged with dust particles and containing salt, in particular containing chloride, wherein said...

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WO 2017/105399 A1

Cement supply control systems and methods

(22) 15.12.2015(43) 22.06.2017(57) A system comprises a cement mixer, a supply tank to supply dry cement to the cement mixer, and a dry cement height sensor to measure the height of the dry cement in...

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WO 2017/089637 A1

Heat exchange condenser for condensing smokes

(22) 18.11.2016(43) 01.06.2017(57) The present invention relates to a heat exchange condenser which comprises carbon steel tubes coated with a custom-made enamel. The invention further relates to the...

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