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Editorial

Cement industry is well equipped for Industry 4.0

This is the conclusion of a study conducted by RWTH Aachen University, which has analysed the situation in the German cement industry (from page 14). In “Industry 4.0 in the Cement Industry – Status Quo and Prospects” ...

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Spotlight

LAFARGEHOLCIM

Changes in Group Management

In the course of strengthening its market focused and agile management organization, LafargeHolcim promotes its Legal and HR functions to the Executive Committee. In addition, the corporate business...

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08.10.-11.10.2019, THESSALONIKI/GREECE

10th European Slag Conference

The 10th European Slag Conference will take place in Thessaloniki/Greece from 08.10.-11.10.2019, jointly organized by the Laboratory of Building Materials of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,...

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

Cemex announces organizational changes

Cemex announced the following changes to its senior level organization, effective 01.02.2019:Juan Romero Torres, current President of Cemex Mexico, has been appointed Executive Vice President of...

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28.03.2019, DUESSELDORF/GERMANY

VDZ Conference on Cement Chemistry

What is the potential for reducing CO2 emissions in cement production? How can changes in the production process influence the quality of cements? These and other fascinating topics will be addressed...

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Products

Companies

M-GROUP

M-Group integrates RefraSolid

On 01.11.2018, the M-Group integrated RefraSolid, a company specialized in safety technology.The M-Group is a worldwide organised group of companies that offers a wide range of services for...

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Plant report

BEUMER GROUP

Blazing the trail in reliability

From the kiln cooling system to the silos: the safe and economical transportation of hot materials like clinker is crucial in cement plants. The material can have extremely high temperatures of 500 to...

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ISS SCHÜTTGUTTECHNIK GMBH I AERZENER MASCHINENFABRIK GMBH

The gypsum blown through the pipe

Knauf has recently invested around € 33 million in the Rottleberode site in the southern Harz region – and in 2017 a modern fibreboard plant was taken into operation. Cellulose and stucco are the main...

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Process

CIMPROGETTI SRL

Leading competence

Thanks to innovation and technologies, Cimprogetti is working on progressive outreach for a long-term strategy in the lime industries. At a time when it is essential to introduce adequate skills to be...

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INGENIEURBUERO FÜR WÄRME- UND PROZESSTECHNIK GMBH

Comprehending the lime production process

Lime production is a complex process that calls for an increasingly deep level of process comprehension. The fact that legislators keep stipulating ever lower emission levels, coupled with ever...

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Patents

US 2018/0312435 A1

Agents for enhancing cement strength

(22) 24.04.2018(43) 01.11.2018(57) A method of forming a cement composition. The method comprises adding to a hydraulic cementitious material a first strength-enhancing agent and a second...

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EP 3 415 296 A1

Gypsum-based board manufacturing apparatus

(22) 06.02.2017(43) 19.12.2018(57) Provided is a gypsum-based board producing apparatus including: a mixer configured to prepare a gypsum slurry; a foaming apparatus; and a pump configured to convey...

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WO2019004892 (A1)

A vertical lime kiln

(22) 23.05.2018(43) 03.01.2019(57) The present disclosure relates to a vertical lime kiln, specifically adapted for allowing mobility and reuse of the material used for constructing the kiln. The...

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US 2018/0362404 A1

Cement admixture

(22) 06.12.2016(43) 20.12.2018(57) Conventional methods suffer from unsatisfactory performance of the dehydration-preventing agent at a high temperature, and the present invention provides a cement...

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Application

Digitalization