Issue 9/2018

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

Hope Cement places its trust in Claudius Peters

Claudius Peters (part of the Langley Holdings group of companies), and Hope Cement (part of the Breedon Group), have successfully completed a major turnkey project at their cement works in the Hope...

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RHI MAGNESITA N.V.

Merger of RHI Magnesita’s Indian subsidiaries

RHI Magnesita has announced the proposed merger of its three Indian subsidiaries RHI India, RHI Clasil into Orient Refractories. The merger is designed to optimally position RHI Magnesita’s operations ...

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25.09.-27.09.2018, NUREMBERG/GERMANY

FachPack 2018

The packaging sector is set to meet at FachPack 2018 in Nuremberg/Germany from 25.09.-27.09.2018. Over a compact three-day schedule the trade fair will present an extensive range of solutions for the...

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Products

Companies

SHARGH WHITE CEMENT CO.

White cement plant in Iran producing 1000 t/d

The Shargh White Cement plant

Shargh White Cement Co. is one of the largest and latest white cement plants in Iran with a capacity of 1000 t/d. The plant is located in Mashhad, close to the mother company’s grey cement plant,...

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Südbayerisches Portland-Zementwerk Gebr. Wiesböck & Co. GmbH

Major plant modernization project successfully concluded

The Rohrdorf Cement Plant in Bavaria just celebrated the successful conclusion of a big, all-told-12-year modernization project, i.e., the completion of its last investment phase, which alone took ...

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Plant report

BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

Through wild nature and populated regions

Sichuan Yadong Cement Co, Ltd. in Pengzhou/China has been relying on a 12.5 km overland conveyor from the Beumer Group in order to convey limestone from their quarry to their silo. When constructed in...

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BHS-SONTHOFEN GMBH

Two shafts generate more mixing action than one

Austrian Baumit GmbH is among the first customers to utilize twin-shaft batch mixers of the new DMX type for the production of dry mixtures. BHS-Sonthofen specifically adapted the machines of this ...

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Markets and Trends

OneStone Consulting S.L.

Latest trends in the lime industry

The lime industry is a 21 US$ billion business. Further growth depends largely on the development of the major application sectors, such as the steel and construction industries. There are only a very...

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Materials

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES NUREMBERG GEORG SIMON OHM

Improving the thermal insulation properties of thin-bed mortar|Part II: Effects of selected admixtures and combinations thereof on material properties, in particular pore-size distribution, thermal conductivity and compressive strength

The thermal properties of thin-bed mortar can be optimized with the aid of special admixtures. Adding fumed silica, for example, reduces the thermal conductivity. The combined addition of fumed silica...

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Engineering

CEMTEC CEMENT AND MINING TECHNOLOGY GMBH

Ceops – Expert analyzing system for mill operators

Cemtec’s process-relevant plant components

Cemtec as a highly reputed heavy-duty equipment manufacturer and plant design specialist continuously strives to support its customers in their daily production business even after successful...

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Patents

EP3331834 (A1)

Use of clinker kiln dust for gas scrubbing

(22) 05.08.2016(43) 13.06.2018(57) Summary of the corresponding patent WO2017024247 (A1): Methods and apparatus for reducing the content of controlled acidic pollutants in clinker kiln emissions are...

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HUE035722 (T2)

Sulfo-aluminous clinker with a low belite content

(22) 13.03.2014(43) 28.05.2018(57) Summary of the corresponding patent WO2014140488 (A1): The invention relates a novel sulfoaluminous clinker with a low belite content, to a method for producing said...

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US 2018/0154375 A1

Cyclone separator

(22) 30.05.2016(43) 07.06.2018(57) A cyclone separator for use in a cement production plant, includes a cylindrical upper section and a conical lower section. The cylindrical upper section includes a...

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WO 2018/091062 A1

Process and apparatus for calcination of gypsum

(22) 18.11.2016(43) 24.05.2018(57) The invention pertains to a process for modifying gypsum, wherein a continuous feed of raw gypsum is provided; the water content of the raw gypsum is determined in...

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