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Editorial

Dear Readers,

A new year lies ahead of us, and after the past three years we have perhaps become a little more cautious with positive expectations and forecasts. Nevertheless, the first plans and foresights are ...

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Spotlight

SIKA AG

Sika opens new plant in southwestern China

Sika is opening a new plant for liquid membranes and mortar production in Chongqing, a city in southwestern China with 30 million inhabitants. By commissioning the new plant, Sika is expanding its...

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BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

Beumer Group: new partner for Saudi Arabia

The Beumer Group now has a new partner, V-Line, which will support it in projects in Saudi Arabia and help to give customers better local service. The system provider Beumer is continuing to expand...

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29-30 MARCH 2023, DORTMUND/GERMANY

Solids, Recycling Technology and Pumps & Valves 2023

On 29 and 30 March 2023, Messe Dortmund will once again be dominated by pouring, pumping and recycling. After their debut as a third event, the Solids, Recycling-Technik and Pumps & Valves trade shows...

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Products

Companies

Events

ILA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND SYMPOSIUM

Back in Paris for the 50(+2) Anniversary Event

The 50(+2) ILA General Assembly and Symposium was held in Paris from October 12-14, 2022. This event was held under a special sign, the belated anniversary event of ILA. Regularly, 2020 would have...

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CARBONZERO GLOBAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION LISBON/PORTUGAL

Concrete solutions for the industry

On November 10-11, 2022 CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition brought together the most brilliant minds and top experts to find and outline the most effective and high-importance solutions for...

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25TH ARAB INTERNATIONAL CEMENT CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION, AMMAN/JORDAN

Successful AICCE25 in Jordan

The 25th Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition (AICCE) was held in Amman/Jordan from November 08 to 10, 2022.

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Process

TIANJIN CEMENT INDUSTRY DESIGN & RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD. TIANJIN SINOMA ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER CO., LTD.

Application of medium temperature SCR in the cement industry

With the improvement of environmental protection standards, the emission standard of nitrogen oxides of cement plants in many provinces of China has been limited to 100 or 50 mg/m3, and the emission...

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Engineering

Patents

HRP20221243 (T1)

Method for the production of cement clinker

(22) 06.04.2021(43) 09.12.2022(57) Summary of the corresponding patent WO2021204797 (A1): The invention relates to a method for producing cement clinker, said method comprising the steps of:...

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WO2022248384 (A1)

Method and device for producing cement clinker

(22) 23.05.2022(43) 01.12.2022(57) The present invention relates to a method for producing cement clinker (50), said method comprising the steps of: preheating raw material (20) in a preheater (12),...

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Application

Column

The Mystery Machine

I still remember my first technological contact with the cement industry: the clinker cooler. This astonishing machine for a good portion is responsible for my passion for the cement industry! Why is ...

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Sustainability

Research and Development

Associations

GERMAN BUILDING MATERIALS ASSOCIATION | BUNDESVERBAND BAUSTOFFE – STEINE UND ERDEN E.V. (BBS)

Actively countering declining construction activity now

The mood in the construction industry has de-teriorated massively over the course of 2022. The Russian war of aggression on Ukraine has significantly increased economic uncertainty, made energy...

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Energy efficiency