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Editorial

Key topic: Alternative fuels

The topic of CO2 reduction is ever-present and one of the most pressing issues in our industries, cement, lime and gypsum production, too. One possibility for CO2 reduction in the cement industry is ...

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Spotlight

Dal Machinery & Design

Two surface feeders for Colombian cement plant

Dal Machinery & Design, a company of the Dal Engineering Group, was awarded the contract for delivering two surface feeders with a capacity of 2 x 200 t/h to Cementos Argos’ Rio Claro cement plant in...

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SIKA AG

Sika opens production plant in Qatar

Sika is starting operations at a plant in Doha/Qatar for the production of concrete admixtures. The country on the east coast of the Arabian peninsula is an attractive market thanks to large‐scale...

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SIKA AG

Sika completes acquisition of Parex

Sika has completed the acquisition of Parex on 23.05.2019. The deal was announced on 08.01.2019. With annual sales of CHF 1.2 billion, Parex is a leading mortar manufacturer with an impressive track...

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WORLD CEMENT ASSOCIATION (WCA)

Ian Riley first World Cement Association CEO

The World Cement Association has appointed Ian Riley as its first CEO, effective as of 01.09.2019. At the same time Norman Greig is retiring as Secretary General, a role he has held since the...

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09.09.-11.09.2019, SHANGHAI/CHINA

Third WCA World Cement Conference

The World Cement Association announced that its annual conference will be held in China for the first time, this year. The WCA World Cement Conference will take place on 09.09.-11.09.2019 in Shanghai, ...

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Products

KUKLA WAAGENFABRIK GMBH & CO KG

Alternative fuels: dosing to optimize

Belt weigh feeders for alternative fuels serve in the continuous feeding of cement kilns and combustion boilers with alternative fuels. Such weighers must satisfy particularly demanding requirements, ...

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ONESTONE CONSULTING LTD.

Outlook on ASEAN’s cement industry

Eight of the ten ASEAN countries have their own cement industry with significant clinker production. The countries can be split into mature, emerging and frontier countries, each one with its own...

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Process

VECOPLAN AG

After-sales service without delay

Vecoplan AG offers shredding, screening, dosing and conveying solutions for a vast range of materials, including plastics, used wood, scrap wood, files and data storage media. The high-quality output...

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Materials

Patents

RU 2 685 569 C1

Electrofilter

(22) 03.09.2018(45) 22.04.2019(57) Field: technological processes. Substance: invention relates to gas purification in electrofilters and can be used in power engineering, metallurgy, cement...

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US 2019/0119170 A1

Mineral grinding

(22) 28.03.2017(43) 25.04.2019(57) The present invention pertains to the discovery that short chain aliphatic fatty acids, such as potassium sorbate, can be used in liquid-additive grinding...

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