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Editorial

Everything is new in ... July?

Dear Readers, Bauverlag, which has been based on the outskirts of Gütersloh not far from Bertelsmann‘s headquarters for quite some time, is moving. In the newly developing Kaiserquartier in the center ...

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Spotlight

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize for Young Researchers

In 2021, the Dres. Edith and Klaus Dyckerhoff Foundation will award the Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize for young scientists for the first time. The prize will be awarded to: Scientific publications on the...

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W&P ZEMENT GMBH

New trio of directors for w&p Zement

Since April 2021, Jerneja Potocnik (43), Florian Salzer (36) and Peter Ramskogler (38) have been responsible for the management of w&p Zement GmbH as directors. A goal of the trio is to make the...

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THE PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION (PCA)

PCA announces honorary member Dave Nepereny

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers, recently announced their newest honorary member, Dave Nepereny. Election to honorary membership in PCA is reserved...

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HOLCIM

Holcim unveils new Group identity

Holcim has launched its new Group identity unitingall its market brands behind its purpose to build progress for people and the planet. At the forefront of green building solutions, Holcim is...

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Events

Plant report

Process

Materials

MENDELEEV UNIVERSITY OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY | BAUHAUS-UNIVERSITÄT WEIMAR

Composite gypsum binders with improved water resistance

Compositions of composite gypsum binder with various active mineral additives have been developed by the authors. It is revealed that the introduction of additives in an optimal amount increases the...

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Engineering

MAERZ OFENBAU AG

Replacing mixed feed lime kilns

Mixed feed shaft kilns are in operation in many lime plants worldwide. Their operation causes very high CO and TOC emissions. Maerz High Performance Shaft (HPS) kilns verifiably emit less CO and TOC,...

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MARTIN ENGINEERING

Engineering safer conveyors: Art meets science

Engineering safer conveyors is a long-term strategy. This article provides bulk material handlers with crucial information about safe conveyor system traits and construction. It is an in-depth look...

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Patents

GB 2588536 A

Metal oxide cement

(22) 24.03.2014(43) 28.04.2021(57) (Abstract title:) A metal oxide cement containing naturally occurring silicate in an organic binder: A cement is disclosed, comprising: a naturally occurring...

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US2021114927 (A1)

Fine grit classifier

(22) 21.10.2019(43) 22.04.2021(57) A fine grit classifier for removing grit from a milk of lime slurry includes a settling tank for receiving the milk of lime slurry, means for creating turbulence...

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WO2021100628 (A1)

Gypsum slurry dehydration system

(22) 13.11.2020(43) 27.05.2021(57) A gypsum slurry dehydration system for dehydrating gypsum slurry discharged from a flue gas desulfurization apparatus comprises: a conveying device having a...

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WO 2021/074059 A1

Cooler for cooling bulk material

(22) 12.10.2020(43) 22.04.2021(57) The invention relates to a method for cooling bulk material, in particular cement clinker, in a cooler (10), having the steps of: – admitting bulk material (11) to...

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WO 2021/087154 A1

Cement kiln modeling for improved operation

(22) 29.10.2020(43) 06.05.2021(57) A system and method for controlling operations of a cement kiln plant. The system comprises first and second processing logic. The first processing logic is...

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Digitalization

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Under Pressure!

One of my all-time favourite songs is the exceptional piece of music art “Under Pressure” by the unforgettable David Bowie and Freddy Mercury. Best – and absolutely recommendable – is the live ...

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Portrait

TAIHEIYO ENGINEERING

The Taiheiyo Engineering company

Taiheiyo Engineering is based in Tokyo/Japan. The company offers a wide range of services: ­geological ­surveys, quarry planning and development works, cement plants and their components, building ...

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Current challenges and future developments

Daijiro Suzuki explained to the Editor-in-Chief of ZKG Cement Lime Gypsum, Dr Petra Strunk, what Taiheiyo Engineering specializes in, which business areas have been developed in a particularly...

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