Issue 12/2019

SPOTLIGHT
Carbon footprint remains challenge
 
COMPANIES
Expansion of production capacities

EVENTS
Review of 15th TÇMB

PROCESS
Influence of mineralogy and microstructure of clinker
 
MATERIALS
Mechanical properties of Portland slag cement

Content

Editorial

Industry response to sustainability challenges

Despite the spate of recent positive adverts, progress on industry-wide carbon abatement has stalled since 2012. According to GNR, after dropping 18 % between 1990 and 2012, net CO2 emissions/ton ementitious have remained flat. In 2018, the WCA held the Global Climate Change Forum, which highlighted initiatives that will make an impact on carbon emissions reductions ...

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Spotlight

GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Slag grinding with Gebr. Pfeiffer mill in Sweden

Gebr. Pfeiffer has been awarded a contract for the supply and construction of a complete granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS) grinding plant with a Gebr. Pfeiffer mill type MVR 2500 C-4. The plant is ...

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MAERZ OFENBAU AG

Recent projects by Maerz Ofenbau

Gangyuan Co. Doo, Smederevo/Serbia, placed an order with Maerz Ofenbau AG for the supply of engineering, license, know-how, equipment as well as technical assistance services during erection ...

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Companies

BRAUER MASCHINENTECHNIK AG

Brauer expands its production capacities

In 2019, Brauer Maschinentechnik AG took possession of several new offices and production halls, thus upping their total floor space to roughly 15000 m2.The company’s management started planning the...

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Events

Interview

Process

Materials

Patents

EP3541765 (A1)

Process and apparatus for calcination of gypsum

(22) 18.11.2016(43) 25.09.2019(57) Summary of the corresponding patent WO2018091062 (A1): The invention pertains to a process for modifying gypsum, wherein a continuous feed of raw gypsum is provided;...

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WO 2019/182147 A1

Flue gas desulfurization device

(22) 22.03.2019(43) 26.09.2019(57) An absorbing liquid extracted from an absorbing tower tank 5 of an absorbing tower 1 is transferred to flow into a slurry tank 9 by means of a first pump 8. A...

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WO 2019/165275 A1

Cement chemistries

(22) 22.02.2019(43) 29.08.2019(57) A method of curing a low Ca/Mg cement composition is described that includes providing a predetermined quantity of the low Ca/Mg cement composition in uncured form;...

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WO 2019/166067 A1

Cooler

(22) 22.02.2019(43) 06.09.2019(57) The present invention relates to a cooler for cooling particulate material which has been subjected to heat treatment in an industrial kiln, such as a rotary kiln...

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