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Dear Readers, A trade journal thrives on technical articles – of course. The editorial team is also always pleased to receive good, in-depth articles that give the reader the satisfying feeling of ...

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

Cemex strengthens presence in Guatemala

Cemex announced that, as part of its growth strategy, it will increase capacity in Guatemala with the construction of a new cement grinding mill that is expected to be completed in early 2023. This...

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

Cemex aims to create first zero-emissions fleet

Cemex has announced that it will work together with Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks to develop a zero-emissions fleet with electromobility solutions that aligns with Cemex’s climate...

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RHI MAGNESITA

New COO Rajah Jayendran

Effective October 1st, Rajah Jayendran, formerly Head of Operations Europe/CIS/Turkey, succeeded Gerd Schubert in RHI Magnesita’s Executive Management Team as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Gerd...

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INTERCEM ENGINEERING GMBH

New InterHop project in Abidjan/Ivory Coast

Highest flexibility, fast truck loading and dust free operation – the raw material receiving hopper InterHop guarantees all of this. 30 t of material can be unloaded in less than 30 s. Truck loading...

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BUZZI UNICEM

New technology laboratory for Buzzi Unicem

In 2019, Buzzi Unicem and the Vercelli campus of the University of Eastern Piedmont (UPO) entered an agreement to increase the level of expertise in the construction materials sector and work together...

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FEHS BUILDING MATERIALS INSTITUTE

Demand for iron slag to remain high in 2020 

Demand for iron mill slag in Germany was again high last year. Due to the pandemic and the resulting decline in crude steel production to 35.7 million t, only 10.9 million t of iron slag were produced ...

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DEUTSCHEN BAUCHEMIE E.V. | GERMAN CONSTRUCTION CHEMISTRY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

Entire Executive Board remains in office

At the 73rd General Meeting of the German Construction Chemicals Association Industry on September 9, 2021, at Petersberg near Bonn, the delegates confirmed all board members in office. Dr. Christoph...

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Products

B+W INNOVATIVE PRODUKTE GMBH

New water mist cannons for odor and dust control

In many cases, so-called spray guns are used for odor and dust control in plants. There are always requirements for the spraying system that do not necessarily fit together. For example, the throwing...

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Events

MAY 30 – JUNE 3, 2022,  MUNICH/GERMANY

IFAT 2022: exhibitor interest at pre-Covid level

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, climate and environmental protection are once again pushing their way to the top of the social discussion agenda. The global environmental sector is forecast to grow...

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Plant report

UNTHA SHREDDING TECHNOLOGY GMBH | NEOWA GMBH | NEOCOMP GMBH

The success story of a young enterprise

In the beginning, there was an idea and a man who grasped an opportunity, with his experience and his employees, and closed a recycling gap. He even received Berlin’s Green Tech Award for the solution...

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Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING LTD.

Latest trends in Africa’s cement industry

The cement industry in Africa developed mostly positively in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic, especially south of the Sahara. However, due to the high rates of population increase, especially in...

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Engineering

MARTIN ENGINEERING

Air cannon innovations in preheater towers

Preheater tower downtime is costly in cement processing, both from a production and energy standpoint. Old air cannon solutions raise labor costs and put workers at potential risk in a daunting job...

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Patents

WO 2021/156808 A1

Activator for a slag cement based shotcrete

(22) 05.02.2021(43) 12.08.2021(57) Activator for a slag cement based shotcrete, comprising a first constituent and a second constituent, said first constituent containing a calcium aluminate cement...

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WO 2021/148266 A1

Device and method for producing cement clinker

(22) 11.01.2021(43) 29.07.2021(57) The present invention relates to a device for the production of cement clinker, said device comprising a preheater (50), a calciner (60) and a cooler (70). Said...

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GB 2591262 A

Building product

(22) 23.01.2020(43) 28.07.2021(57) (Abstract title): Building product formed from a calcium carbonate binder and a lignocellulosic bio-aggregate: A bio-aggregate based building product formed from a...

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RU 2 752 767 C1

Method for producing white cement clinker

(22) 23.11.2020(45) 03.08.2021(57) Field: construction materials industry. Substance: invention relates to methods for producing white cement clinker and can be used in the construction materials...

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Application

Digitalization

PRAXIS EDV-BETRIEBSWIRTSCHAFT- UND SOFTWARE-ENTWICKLUNG AG

The digital delivery note

D‌igitization – also in the building materials industry – can no longer be stopped, even if – as in many other areas – progress is sometimes slow for a variety of reasons. All it takes is a little ...

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Column

Fascinating cooperation

Whenever I try to explain the beauty of our industry to people who have no connection to cement other than seeing that grey old dusty powder in the most remote alleyways of their hardware store, I ask ...

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