Manufacturing Technology

16 February 2015

Best energy consumption

EmCem explore the key drivers for achieving best energy consumption for grinding and waste heat recovery.

11 February 2015

Supplying certainty

Polysius SAS highlights its successful cement plant projects in the MEA region during some uncertain times.

26 January 2015 Arthur Harrisson

Dealing with natural variation

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.

12 January 2015

It’s all in the bag

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.

19 December 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Concrete, air and aggregates

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.

15 December 2014

JK's Mangrol expansion

JK Cement has increased cement capacity at its Mangrol plant by 2Mta with a new production line.

26 November 2014 Arthur Harrisson

Sulphate resistance

Arthur Harrisson discusses the importance of sulphur in cement and its negative impacts.

06 October 2014

Asset maintenance

ARC Advisory gives Lafarge Cement in South Africa a helping hand in asset maintenance.

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.