Case Studies Articles

09 April 2013

ACC: ready for the upturn

American Cement Co offers a plant tour of its 1.2Mst works in Florida, USA.

25 March 2013

Building Al Ain

Sinoma International details the scope and supply of the Arkan Building Materials' Al Ain cement works.

25 February 2013

Optimising Sila Sanon's quarry

Sandvik's QI340 tracked impact crusher gets to work in a limestone quarry in Thailand.

18 February 2013

Meeting the market

Cementos Argos reports on its expansion projects to upgrade three of its cement facilities in Colombia.

Oman Cement line upgrade 12 February 2013

Oman Cement line upgrade

FLSmidth Sepec has modernised Oman Cement's Kiln Line No 1 to improve environmental performance.

07 February 2013

Hail to run on Wärtsilä power

Wärtsilä has been equipping Hail Cement’s new power plant with its 20V32 heavy-oil engines.

African transformations 28 January 2013

African transformations

Pretoria Portland Cement has taken significant steps to modernise its production in South Africa.

21 January 2013

On the road to progress

Thatta Cement is in the middle of constructing a new captive power plant to serve its cement factory. It has also invested in new laboratory equipment to comply with the latest EN standards testing.

14 January 2013

Speedy storage

CTS details the process of how it has erected aluminium dome storage units with special lock bolts at both the Platin Cement plant, Ireland and at CRH's Podilsky Cement, Ukraine.

07 January 2013

Better Bangladesh grinding

HeidelbergCement Bangladesh opened a new ball mill grinding plant at Chittagong.

02 January 2013

Jurong Port's new addition

IBAU Hamburg and McConnell Dowell embark upon the T2 terminal project at Jurong Port. The facility will now be able to handle more than 6Mta of cement.

10 December 2012

Fan power savings

Compagnie Belge de Ventilateurs assesses fan performance and carries out modifications, saving costs for Lixhe Cement in Belgium.

05 December 2012

A safe place to work

Lafarge Malaysia has achieved an excellent health and safety record, but still expects to learn and improve on its standards. The company shares some of its safety policies and the work it has carried out to improve i...

21 November 2012

Chekka's new process core

Holcim's Chekka cement plant in Lebanon upgrades to the Siemens' Cemat 7 and PCS 7 process control technology.

07 November 2012

Algeria's white present

Lafarge Algeria explains the white cement production process at Oggaz cement works and its export markets. The company is also expanding storage capacity with a new 2300t multichamber silo.

07 November 2012

From challenge to success

Polysius SAS details its 3600tpd EP project for Sotacib Kairouan in Tunisia, including a five-stage preheater, a Polytrack clinker cooler and a Combiflex ball mill and separator for finish grinding.