Issue 06-07/2009





Companies & Products

Flexible plant equipment geared for the future

On 23.04.2009, the official start-up of the first ever Roto ­Classic® Packer [1–2] from Haver & Boecker took place at the Phoenix Cement Works Krogbeumker GmbH & Co. KG in Beckum/Germany (Fig. 1). This cement plant has been family owned since its founding in 1914 (Fig. 2). Value has always been placed on keeping the plant at the most modern technical levels. Cements ranging from CEM I to CEM III are produced, as are special cements and building material products. Stone coal is the primary source of energy used for processing. In addition other fuels like production-specific industrial waste and animal meal with substitution rates of up to 60  % are used. The plant’s main markets are predominantly...


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