Issue 1-2/2019

Content

Editorial

Spotlight

LAFARGEHOLCIM

LafargeHolcim divests Holcim Indonesia

LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement with Semen Indonesia for the disposal of its entire shareholding of 80.6 % in Holcim Indonesia for an enterprise value of US$ 1.75 billion, on a 100 % basis....

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PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION (PCA)

PCA elects 2019 Board of Directors Leadership

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced that Tom Beck, President of the Continental Cement Company, has been elected Chairman of the PCA Board of Directors, and Ron Henley, President of GCC of...

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CALCIS LIENEN GMBH & CO. KG

Jürgen Lutter now authorized as signatory

On 07.12.2018, company stakeholders and management agreed to appoint Jürgen Lutter as authorized signatory for the companies Calcis Lienen GmbH & Co. KG and Calcis Warstein GmbH & Co. KG.Mr. Lutter...

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PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION (PCA)

PCA forecasts less growth in 2019 and 2020

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group forecast for cement consumption over the next two years, shows less growth compared with 2018. This year’s rate of change is 2.9 %. ...

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Products

Companies

Events

23RD ARAB INTERNATIONAL CEMENT CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION, AMMAN/JORDAN

Successful AICCE23 in Jordan

This year’s Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition (AICCE) was held in Amman/Jordan from 20.11.-22.11.2018. For the 23rd time the event was organized by the Arab Union for Cement and...

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Interview

BERNARD MATHIEU, DIRECTOR WORLD CEMENT ASSOCIATION CLIMATE PROGRAMME

The global cement industry says yes to climate protection

The World Cement Association (WCA) presented its WCA Climate Change Action Plan in London on 05.12.2018. The aim of the cement plants organized in the WCA is to make a concerted contribution to the ...

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Plant report

Markets and Trends

Process

Patents

PL2137076 (T5)

Cement bags

(22) 18.04.2018(43) 31.10.2018(57) Summary of the corresponding patent DE102007018579 (A1): Die vorliegende Erfindung betrifft einen flexiblen Baumaterialsack (1) für schüttfähiges Material,...

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US 2018/0298268 A1

Cement having cross-linked polymers

(22) 26.06.2018(43) 18.10.2018(57) A composition and method of forming a wellbore cement that includes a cross-linked polyamide. The polyamide is formed by reacting a di-functional amine with an...

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US2018328138 (A1)

Crack-resistant cement composition

(22) 23.07.2018(43) 15.11.2018(57) A cement composition for use in a well that penetrates a subterranean formation comprising: cement; water; and an additive comprising zirconium dioxide, wherein at...

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US2018328162 (A1)

Measurement of cement properties

(22) 26.08.2016(43) 15.11.2018(57) A method and system for calculating the viscosity of cement slurry used for a primary cementing of an oil or gas well (12) comprises: pumping the cement slurry along...

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WO 2018/192267 A1

Lime kiln device for fully recovering CO2

(22) 05.02.2018(43) 25.10.2018(57) Disclosed is a lime kiln device for fully recovering CO2 and a lime preparation method thereof. The lime kiln device comprise a kiln body (100) and a heating furnace...

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Management

KLAUS DOLL ORGANISATIONAL CONSULTING

Leading SMEs into the future

Medium-sized companies have a different culture than corporations. But their management culture must also change – partly because their employees and their expectations of leadership have changed.

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Application