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Editorial

From raw material to product

Such is the wide range we are covering in our latest issue of ZKG. Dynamic flow tests can be used to characterize the flow properties of Portland cements (from page 26). Improving the flowability of...

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Spotlight

... as well as in the Philippines

LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement with San Miguel Corporation for the divestment of its entire 85.7 % shareholding in Holcim Philippines Inc. for an enterprise value of US$ 2.15 billion, on a 100...

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ARODO

Joost Van Aaken new General Director

Joost Van Aaken took over as new General Director from Marianne Fiers, who took early retirement on 19.04.2019. Marianne Fiers had led the company for customer-specific packaging solutions since 2013....

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26.08.-29.08.2019, ISTANBUL/TURKEY

ICESCM-3

The Third Annual International Conference on Eco-Sustainable Construction Materials (ICESCM-3) will take place in Istanbul/Turkey on 26.08.-29.08.2019.The main topics of the conference will...

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CLAUDIUS PETERS PROJECTS GMBH

New gypsum calcining plant for Egypt

After an intensive project phase Dahab Sinai for Manufacturing and Building Materials headquartered in Egypt, awarded a contract to Claudius Peters for the delivery of a gypsum plant in the Suez...

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SIKA AG

Sika expands production capacities in Egypt

Sika is developing its mortar plant in Alexandria/Egypt and investing in additional production lines. This expansion will bring its capacities into line with the rising demand from the booming...

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Products

BEUMER GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

Economic transportation of cement clinker

Robust apron conveyors (SZFs) are used in cement plants to transport clinker safely and economically from the kiln cooling system to the silos. Beumer Group is the only manufacturer who offers a...

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Events

THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL DRYMIX MORTAR CONFERENCE, NUREMBERG/GERMANY

Drymix mortar community meets for idmmc7

On 18.03.2019, the international drymix mortar community met for its biennial conference in Nuremberg/Germany. Organized by drymix.info, the one-day conference took place just before the European...

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VDZ CONFERENCE ON CEMENT CHEMISTRY 2019, DUESSELDORF/GERMANY

CO2 reduction is top of the agenda in the industry

On 28.03.2019, around 130 representatives from the German cement industry and associated suppliers, as well as from scientific and research institutes, gathered for the VDZ Conference on Cement...

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Plant report

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Materials

Engineering

Patents

RU 2 682 910 C1

Loading device of shaft furnace

(22) 06.03.2018(45) 22.03.2019(57) Field: mining. Substance: invention relates to a lime kiln shaft furnace. Shaft furnace contains the shaft of the furnace with a loading device placed in it, while...

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PL2429966 (T3)

Portland limestone calcined clay cement

(22) 09.04.2010(43) 29.03.2019(57) Summary of the corresponding patent EP2253600 (A1): The present invention relates to a cement comprising Portland cement clinker and a clinker replacement material,...

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