Manufacturing Technology

17 September 2014

Siwertell celebrates 40

As Siwertell celbrates its 40th anniversary, Cargotec charts key milestones in its development.

15 September 2014

Alite hydration with alkalis

Cementos Argos refers to research on the presence of alkalis in cement resulting in greater hydration rates.

19 August 2014

Oxyfuel: prospects and limits

VDZ reports on initial studies on using oxyfuel combustion for carbon capture and storage.

13 August 2014

The promise of carbon capture

Kline Consulting LLC assesses the potential for an economic carbon capture treatment.

05 August 2014

Intelligent design

IBAU Hamburg explains what's required to design a first-rate shiploader/unloader for today's cement industry.

28 July 2014

Mitigating carriage risks

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.

26 August 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.