Content

Editorial

Dear Readers,

Good news is scarce at the moment, at best the recent vacation season puts us in a mild mood. The Corona figures are rising, there is no quick end in sight to the war in Ukraine, and raw materials are ...

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Spotlight

Plant report

Markets and Trends

ONESTONE CONSULTING LTD.

Gypsum – a scarce raw material?

The premature decommissioning of power plants in Europe and elsewhere along with the corresponding sharp decrease in the quantities of flue gas desulphurization (FGD) gypsum are stoking fears that in...

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Process

Materials

Event Preview

27-29 SEPTEMBER 2022, NUREMBERG/GERMANY

Powtech 2022: Mix of innovation and dialogue

The mix of numerous innovations and expert-to-expert dialogue makes Powtech the networking and knowledge platform for process technicians and engineers. Decision-makers and buyers will find competent...

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12-14 OCTOBER 2022, PARIS/FRANCE

ILA General Assembly and Symposium 2022

This year’s ILA General Assembly and Symposium will be held in Paris/France on 12.10.-14.10.2022. The event will bring together the global lime business. The purpose of ILA is the exchange of ...

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Engineering

MARTIN ENGINEERING

Managing conveyor belt carryback

“Carryback” is defined as the material that fails to unload from a conveyor belt, adhering to the belt and typically falling off at some point other than the intended discharge, and it is one of the...

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Patents

US 2022/0127192 A1

Cement production

(22) 05.01.2022(43) 28.04.2022(57) The present invention provides a method and system for manufacturing cement wherein ground particles of cement and calcium sulfate are subjected to infrared sensors,...

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US 2022/0127193 A1

Moisture management in vertical roller mills

(22) 01.02.2019(43) 28.04.2022(57) Disclosed are exemplary method and system for manufacturing cement in a vertical roller mill (VRM) using humidity sensor readings. This enables adjustment of...

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WO 2022/088855 A1

Drying device for cement processing

(22) 16.08.2021(43) 05.05.2022(57) Disclosed in the present utility model is a drying device for cement processing. The drying device comprises a support seat; a drying main body is fixedly mounted on...

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WO 2022/106204 A1

Method for manufacturing composite cement

(22) 03.11.2021(43) 27.05.2022          (57) Method for manufacturing a composite cement comprising a cement and calcined clay, comprising the steps of providing the cement, providing calcined clay by...

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Column

Lime plants to foster green electricity …

Let’s give honour to a hidden champion of our “Cement Lime Gypsum” community: The global production of lime is many times smaller than that of “big brother” cement, however, lime is undoubtedly...

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Associations

THOMAS PERTERER, CHAIRMAN OF THE BVK AND CEO LHOIST GERMANY

The election of Thomas Perterer as the new chairman of the BVK enabled Dr. Petra Strunk, Editor-in-Chief of ZKG Cement Lime Gypsum, to put to the new chairman a number of questions on the lime...

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN LIME ASSOCIATION (BVK)

Huge challenges in the lime industry

This year‘s general assembly of members of the German Lime Association (BVK) was held on the Petersberg, near Bonn, from June 30 to July 1 2022. This most important gathering of the lime industry was ...

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