The increasing use of alternative fuels is one example of where process safety is brought to the forefront at many cement plants, but hazards related to the storage and transportation of fuels, structural failures of fly ash silos/coal bins, explosion in kilns and coal mills, etc, unde...
Kline Consulting looks in detail at the VRM process, with ways to enhance efficiency and optimise operations.
Arthur Harrisson examines clinker nodules to see what microscopic analysis can reveal about clinker formation.
STT Enviro Corp Systems & Solutions recommends optimised lime slaking to reduce costs and CO2.
Marvel Shipping explains the effect of changing rade balances and higher vessel availability on freight markets.
FLSmidth Pfister outlines how its rotor weighfeeder enables accurate alternative fuel discharge.
Arthur Harrisson discusses the contribution of the alite phase to cement strength after 28 days.
BPI Visqueen tracks the trend for polythene packaging in the cement industry and prepares for future growth.
Arthur Harrisson investigates the circulation of dust during clinker production.
Arthur Harrisson investigatese clinker formation after the burning zone.
EmCem explore the key drivers for achieving best energy consumption for grinding and waste heat recovery.
Polysius SAS highlights its successful cement plant projects in the MEA region during some uncertain times.
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.