Arthur Harrisson reveals typical challenges in dealing with natural variation in raw materials for clinker production. Irregular composition, crystallisation and interbedding with other material can all have an impact.
FLSmidth assesses the performance of pollution control equipment in the cement industry and highlights the importance of selecting the correct filter media to obtain the best results in emissions reduction.
Arthur Harrisson observes the qualities required for a high-quality concrete and looks at some of the new research into replacement aggregates for more sustainable concrete raw materials.
JK Cement has increased cement capacity at its Mangrol plant by 2Mta with a new production line.
Arthur Harrisson discusses the importance of sulphur in cement and its negative impacts.
ARC Advisory gives Lafarge Cement in South Africa a helping hand in asset maintenance.
As Siwertell celbrates its 40th anniversary, Cargotec charts key milestones in its development.
Cementos Argos refers to research on the presence of alkalis in cement resulting in greater hydration rates.
VDZ reports on initial studies on using oxyfuel combustion for carbon capture and storage.
Kline Consulting LLC assesses the potential for an economic carbon capture treatment.
IBAU Hamburg explains what's required to design a first-rate shiploader/unloader for today's cement industry.
Skuld examines some of the main risks when transporting cement and clinker. Many precautions can be taken to help protect cement producers from the loss of a valuable cargo.
Arthur Harrisson investigates alite crystal size and the effect on mortar strength.
Tema Process reviews the importance of quality drying of alternative fuels such as RDF, biomass and sewage sludge.
Met-Chem analyses whether the cement industry could do more to safeguard and know its available resources.
Arthur Harrisson identifies ways to lessen some of the common causes for complaint about cement quality.