Issue 5/2017

Content

Editorial

Keeping up to speed

Lifelong learning is essential in the fast-moving times in which we live today as the constantly changing requirements are high. Besides the technical side, new, usually stricter regulations make it necessary to stay on the ball and maintain plant equipment at the state of the art. There are plenty of possibilities for this. In recent weeks, industry professionals ...

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Spotlight

LOESCHE GMBH

Loesche receives order for five large ­vertical roller mills in Algeria

Loesche has been able to sell five large vertical roller mills to the emerging cement market in Algeria. The local building sector in Algeria is one of the drivers of increasing cement demand, which now stands at 24.5 million t/a in this North-African country, and is not being met by the current annual production of around 19.5 million t. Not least for this reason ...

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08.04.–14.04.2019, MUNICH/GERMANY

Canada to be bauma 2019 partner country

Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and mining machine industry....

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Products

ASD AUTOMATIC STORAGE DEVICE GMBH

Power storage for the industry

Pacadu-controlled power storage devices by ASD Automatic Storage Device GmbH are especially well suited for service in industrial environments,...

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CASSANTEC AG

Predictive maintenance

More and more plant operators are coming to rely on predictive maintenance. Maintenance scheduling can be optimized with the help of asset condition...

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Companies

BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

Solution-oriented all down the line

At the interpack in Düsseldorf/Germany from 04.05.-10.05.2017, Beumer Group will present its expertise as a solution provider for integrated packaging and intralogistics systems (Hall 12, booth E37). In addition to palletising and packaging systems, Beumer Group also provides tailor-made components for material flows specific to different industries. Customers can get everything from one hand, including the software and comprehensive customer support. ...

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Events

THIRD WEIMAR GYPSUM CONFERENCE, WEIMAR/GERMANY

Gypsum (not) only for construction

Under this motto, some 120 attendees from 14 different countries gathered in Weimar for the latest biennial Weimar Gypsum Conference. Now, for the...

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MARTIN LUTHER UNIVERSITY HALLE-WITTENBERG (MLU), HALLE (SAALE)/GERMANY

From the mine to the product

From 13.03.-15.03.2017, the seminar “From the Mine to the Product” took place in the Institute of Geosciences and Geography of the Martin Luther...

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Plant report

Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING S.L.

Latest trends in alternative fuels

After some years of small increases or even stagnation due to falling energy prices, the use of alternative fuels as a substitute for conventional fuels in the cement industry is on the rise again. This market review will deal with the major trends, while highlighting country trends, cement producer trends, technical ...

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Process

Materials

Patents

WO 2017/038049 A1

Roll crusher of cooler device

(22) 23.08.2016 (43) 09.03.2017 (57) A roll crusher of a cooler device is provided which can level out changes over time in the load on the rolls....

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WO 2017/039455 A1

Measurement of cedent properties

(22) 26.08.2016 (43) 09.03.2017 (57) A method and system for calculating the vis­cosity of cement slurry used for a primary cementing of an oil or gas...

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WO 2017/033302 A1

Mixer and mixing method

(22) 26.08.2015 (43) 02.03.2017 (57) The present invention makes it possible for gypsum slurry to be uniformly and sufficiently kneaded in a kneading...

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