Issue 11/2018

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

TAKRAF GMBH

Takraf Germany tastes HPGR success in Turkey

Takraf announced the receipt of an important project award for the supply of two High-Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGRs) for a cement plant in Turkey. The company’s HPGR machines have been designed from...

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CRH PLC

CRH announces non-executive Board appointments

CRH plc announced the appointment to the Board of Mary Rhinehart (60) and Siobhan Talbot (54) as non-execu-tive Directors. Mary Rhinehart joined with effect from 01.10.2018 and Siobhan Talbot will...

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SCHENCK PROCESS GROUP

Schenck Process acquires Process Components Ltd

Schenck Process announced the acquisition of Process Components Ltd (”PCL”) and its subsidiaries – including the Kemutec Group Inc. in the US – with its well-known brands kemutec, KEK-Gardner, mucon...

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Products

Companies

Events

Interview

DR.-ING. HANS-BERTRAM FISCHER, F. A. FINGER-INSTITUT, WEIMAR/GERMANY

20th ibausil – a success story

ibausil, the International Conference on Building Materials, is a widely known international forum for scientific debate. The objective of this top-class conference is to bring together science and ...

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Plant report

BEUMER GROUP

Without leaving a trace

In Wallonia, the southern part of Belgium, the Beumer Group Pipe Conveyor transports fly ash quietly and dust-free, passing through motorways, railways, residential areas and steep rocks.

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Markets and Trends

Process

Materials

Patents

EP3365298 (A1)

Water-resistant gypsum products and methods

(22) 13.10.2016(43) 29.08.2018(57) Summary of the corresponding patent US2017107151 (A1): This invention relates to water-resistant gypsum products manufactured with water-based emulsions comprising...

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US 2018/0230057 A1

White cementitious compositions

(22) 11.04.2018(43) 16.08.2018(57) A cementitious composition includes (i) white Portland cement having a fineness of about 350-550 m2/kg, D90 between about 11-50 μm, and total combined iron oxide,...

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US 2018/0243943 A1

Mixer and mixing method

(22) 26.08.2015(43) 30.08.2018(57) A mixer has a circular housing defining a mixing area for mixing and kneading of a gypsum slurry. A rotary disc is positioned in the housing and rotated in a...

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US2018251324 (A1)

Fully automated cement horizontal storage

(22) 02.01.2018(43) 06.09.2018(57) The present invention is a new method to efficiently reclaim cement from a horizontal warehouse. This new reclaiming method combines a mechanical cement reclaiming...

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WO 2018/147909 A1

Early strength enhancement of cements

(22) 25.10.2017(43) 16.08.2018(57) A method of making a cement composition, comprising grinding a cement clinker and a strength-enhancing agent, thereby producing a hydraulic cementitious powder,...

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WO2018158057 (A1)

Method and plant for producing cement

(22) 08.02.2018(43) 07.09.2018(57) In the method according to the invention for producing cement, initially in a cement clinker process cement clinker is produced from cement raw meal to form a...

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