Manufacturing Technology

16 July 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Alite size

Arthur Harrisson investigates alite crystal size and the effect on mortar strength.

07 July 2014

Moving the goal posts

Tema Process reviews the importance of quality drying of alternative fuels such as RDF, biomass and sewage sludge.

24 June 2014

Mineral resources & reserves

Met-Chem analyses whether the cement industry could do more to safeguard and know its available resources.

17 June 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Problems with cement

Arthur Harrisson identifies ways to lessen some of the common causes for complaint about cement quality.

09 June 2014

Going under cover

Geometrica explains why dome storage units can provide a sustainabile cement and clinker storage solution.

28 May 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Specifying raw materials

Arthur Harrisson considers the impact that raw material changes can have on cement production, including raw material purchase, reasons for change, undesired substitutes and ideal replacement materials.

12 May 2014

Home clean and dry

ICR looks at what's new in bagging and packaging ahead of Interpack 2014. Innovations showcased come from Beumer, Arodo, Premier Tech, Haver & Boecker, Möllers, Windmöller & Hölscher, Mondi and Thiele.

30 April 2014

Siemens targets energy use

Dieter Schletterer of Siemens outlines the energy saving potential of its motor products with references from Asia.

24 April 2014

To Russia with love

Van Aalst describes the commissioning of a mobile unloader for ODK LLC at Rostov on Don, Russia.

22 April 2014

Less friction, less power use

Global Technical Services demonstrates how a lubricant management programme can provide energy savings.

11 March 2014

New clinkers

Kline Consulting assesses how clinkers are being redesigned to reduce CO2.

11 March 2014

A cut above the rest

Gullco International Ltd is called in to remove a kiln section at Irish Cement's Limerick plant.

25 February 2014

Maximising AF usage

Cinar uses MI-CFD technology to reduce CO emissions when co-firing with coal.

17 February 2014 Arthur Harrisson

The importance of raw materials

Arthur Harrisson investigates the selection of raw materials and their importance in terms of clinker quality.

12 February 2014

The benchmark cooler

Claudius Peters provides operating results for its ETA clinker cooler.

04 February 2014

Pressing matters

Hefei Cement Research and Design Institute explains the development of the HFCG roller press.