In the year of 2010, about 22 companies produced about 29.9 million t of this mass product in 54 factories throughout Germany. The Portland Cement Plant of the Rohrdorfer Group, situated in the South of Rosenheim (Fig. 1), moves about 15
Whether being used as building material for houses and staircases, for streets, tunnels and bridges or impressive dam walls – concrete is omnipresent in the modern construction industry and thus in the overall infrastructure of the industrial nations. Completed constructions are literally held together by a key component of concrete: the binding agent cement.