Issue 5/2018

Content

Editorial

It’s all in the mix!

As a trade journal, we are known especially for our technical papers, and we publish the latest research findings from institutes as well as educational establishments and research facilities ...

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Spotlight

HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

HeidelbergCement reports record year 2017

HeidelbergCement has brought the 2017 financial year to a successful close. The decisive factors were the successful integration of Italcementi and the strong operational development, especially as a ...

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LAFARGEHOLCIM

LafargeHolcim makes good progress in 2017

Net sales grew 4.7 % on a like-for-like basis for the full year, largely driven by higher cement volumes. Recurring EBITDA reached CHF 5990 million for the full year.Free cash flow grew by 1.5 % for...

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AUMUND FÖRDERTECHNIK GMBH

Reiner Furthmann new Managing Director Technology

Reiner Furthmann

On 01.03.2018 Reiner Furthmann took over the position of Managing Director Technology at Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH in Rheinberg/Germany. His main responsibilities are Research & Development, Design &...

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INTERCEM ENGINEERING GMBH

Sea Invest – Ship unloading system commissioned

Masterlayout of the ship unloading system

The order Intercem received from Sea Invest by the end of 2016 for the delivery of trough belt conveyors as well as all related components and the transfer tower on an EPC base – from the piling, the...

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ANHUI CONCH CEMENT COMPANY LIMITED

Overall review of the 2017 reform and development

In 2017, with the aim of “Global 500 and all-round champion”, the Conch Group forged ahead and undertook to create the historic high of economic benefit and the sales and production of the cement...

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Products

GEBR. LÖDIGE MASCHINENBAU GMBH

Continuously operating Ploughshare Mixer KM 2000

Ploughshare mixer KM

The continuous mixer is based on the process of the mechanically generated turbulent fluidized bed, patented by Lödige. During this process, Ploughshare shovels rotate close to the wall in a...

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Companies

CEMEX S.A.B. DE C.V.

Cemex operates cement plants by remote control

C3

From its central location in Monterrey/Mexico, Cemex’s innovative monitoring and remote control system, Centro de Control Cemento (Cement Control Center or C3), operates in real time, 24 hours a day,...

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Plant report

Process

Materials

Patents

WO 2018/038279 A1

Energy saving method and fems for applying same

(22) 23.08.2016(43) 01.03.2018(57) Provided are a system and a method for predicting temperatures in cement limestone calcination process using neural network learning. A process learning method...

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WO 2018/033491 A1

Two-stage calcination process and plant therefor

(22) 11.08.2017(43) 22.02.2018(57) Process and plant for the calcination of gypsum in a two-stage process. Provided are a first stage (3) comprising a flash calcination and a second stage for final...

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