Content

Editorial

Back again

Dear Readers, 18 years ago, I started working for Bauverlag, at that time as editor of ZKG Cement Lime Gypsum. With the background of a PhD degree in technical chemistry, I quickly became familiar with the material side of the subjects ...

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Spotlight

SIKA AG

Sika expands mortar production in China

With the commissioning of a new production facility in Chengdu, Sika has further expanded its capacity in the rapidly growing mortar market in China. In addition to profiting from the strong demand,...

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UNTHA SHREDDING TECHNOLOGY

More alternative fuels for the cement industry

The main business of the waste management company Otto-Rüdiger Schulze, located in Neuendorf near Berlin, is the processing of alternative fuels. The company supplies more than 80000 t of these fuels...

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

Cemex looks to use the sun to decarbonize cement

Cemex and Synhelion SA have announced that they have developed a groundbreaking technology designed to fully decarbonize the cement manufacturing process based on solar energy. This advancement is an...

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Products

Interview

KLAUS RÖPKE AND STEFAN SASSE, MANAGING DIRECTORS AT M-GROUP

Analog meets digital

The M-Group, headquartered in Lemgo/Germany, is made up of three main business areas interacting with each other: Refractory technology (Möller), lime kiln technology (Eberhardt Schwab) and safety...

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Process

Materials

Patents

EP 3 718 985 A1

Narrow PSD hydraulic cement-SCM blends

(22) 14.04.2011(43) 07.10.2020(57) Hydraulic cements, such as Portland cements and other cements that include substantial quantities of tricalcium silicate (C3S), dicalcium silicate (C2S), tricalcium...

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Management

KUDERNATSCH CONSULTING & SOLUTIONS

Lean and agile leadership

Managers play a key role in anchoring a culture of continuous change and improvement in companies. Accordingly, their competence should be developed systematically.

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Digitalization

Occupational safety

MARTIN ENGINEERING

Belt conveyor danger zones

In bulk material handling applications, a conveyor is typically a massive, complex and extremely powerful system. It is usually constructed of rubber belting, set on rolling idlers, wrapped around...

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Column

Do we have other alternatives?

With pleasure I tell you my secret favourite place on earth: it is the Piazza della Rotonda in Rome. I love sitting there directly looking at the Pantheon at sunset, when all the artists are stepping ...

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