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SIKA AG

Sika starts mortar production in Senegal

Sika is expanding production capacity in Senegal, West Africa, by opening a mortar production facility at its existing factory in Dakar. The plant will initially manufacture tile adhesives, grouts,...

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WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG

W&H enhances presence in the Asia-Pacific

Machinery manufacturer W&H is significantly enhancing its local presence in the Asia-Pacific: With the beginning of 2019 W&H has opened fully-owned subsidiaries with local service and support teams in...

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MVW LECHTENBERG & PARTNER

Alternative Fuel Award – Call for participation

In 2018, MVW Lechtenberg & Partner presented the (AFA Award) for the first time. The Alternative Fuel Award was established by MVW Lechtenberg & Partner to encourage the acceptance of the ecological ...

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VDMA

New working group Machines in Construction 4.0

The increasing networking of machines requires more cooperation between manufacturers and customers. Machine language, data management and data security are just a few keywords. The new working group...

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INTERCEM ENGINEERING GMBH

New silos for Lübeck

The cement plant Lübeck has appointed Intercem to supply a silo unit consisting of four steel silos with a capacity of 1200 m3 each. In addition, the bulk loading and the complex cement conveying via...

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GEBR. PFEIFFER SE

Three more MVR mills for Eurocement

One of Russia’s largest cement producers, Eurocement, ordered three mills from Gebr. Pfeiffer for its Akhangaran project in Uzbekistan. The customer’s very good experience gained over decades with Pfeiffer equipment contributed to ...

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INTERCEM ENGINEERING GMBH

New activities in Russia

Intercem has been awarded the contract to supply a high-efficiency separator ICS 143, as well as the associated plant aggregates for a new cement plant in Russia. The high-efficiency separator, an...

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STARLINGER & CO. GES.M.B.H.

10000 circular looms built in China

The Chinese branch of the Austrian Starlinger Group has been producing circular looms for plastic fabrics since 2006. In autumn 2018, Starlinger Taicang reached a milestone with the 10000th circular...

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Companies

SÜDBAYERISCHES PORTLAND-ZEMENTWERK GEBR. WIESBÖCK & CO. GMBH

Ecological practices and economic success go together well

Since 2006, the Rohrdorfer Group has been investing in the future of Rohrdorf Cement Works with a project entitled “CEM2020”. Apart from aiming for economic success, of course, those efforts have also...

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EP3452424 (A1)

Method and plant for the production of cement

(22) 03.03.2017(43) 13.03.2019(57) Summary of the corresponding patent DE102016207720 (A1): Die Erfindung betrifft ein Verfahren zur Herstellung von Zement, insbesondere Weißzement, aufweisend...

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US 10 221 094 B1

Method of manufacturing hydrated lime

(22) 22.03.2017(45) 05.03.2019(57) A method of providing highly reactive hydrated lime and the resultant lime hydrate where an initial lime feed comprising calcium and impurities is first ground to a...

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WO 2019/038148 A1

System and method for producing cement clinker

(22) 15.08.2018(43) 28.02.2019(57) A bypass system is used in the system and method for producing cement clinker, wherein a portion of a furnace exhaust gas occurring in a furnace is channeled off as...

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WO 2019/040995 A1

Mining method and mine

(22) 31.08.2018(43) 07.03.2019(57) A method of mining gypsum includes: in-situ leaching gypsum in a harvesting bed, such as a leach pad 5, in an existing gypsum resource with a leach liquor and...

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WO 2019/041060 A1

Calcined lime feeding device

(22) 31.08.2017(43) 07.03.2019(57) A calcined lime feeding device, comprising a hopper mechanism (1), a conveying mechanism (2), a lifting mechanism (3), and a feeding hopper (4). An outlet at the...

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WO 2019/043036 A1

Low NOx calciner

(22) 29.08.2018(43) 07.03.2019(57) A system for reducing NOx emission levels during the manufacture of cement clinker having a calciner unit with the following features: an upper portion; a lower...

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