Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Case Studies - 19 November 2019

Future-proofing Algeria’s flagship

Groupe Industriel des Ciments d’Algérie is set to increase its total cement capacity by 2.2Mta, thanks to the new Sigus cement plant, located in the province of Oum El Bouaghi, eastern Algeria. Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions provided the complete range of key equipment, process solutions and 360˚ services to make this new greenfield ce...

Event Reports - 10 October 2019

Cement Project of the Year – ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019

Cement Project of the Year – CEMEX, Mexico, with Petuum, USA Company representatives Rodrigo Quintero, Operations Digital Technologies Manager, CEMEX (Mexico) and Prabal Acharyya, ...

Market Reports - 09 October 2019

Turkey: rebalancing for growth

Following the recent decline in Turkey’s economic growth the domestic cement industry set about to improve its production efficiency and foster sustainable development in a sector that continues t...

Corporate Analysis - 15 July 2019

HeidelbergCement: strong builder of carbon neutrality

HeidelbergCement recently announced its intent to become a carbon-neutral cement producer by 2050. To achieve this ambitious objective, the company has not only developed its Vision 2050 programme...

Tech Forum - 21 October 2019

Progress in quantification of clinker phases

The quantification of clinker phases is not always straightforward and often raises a number of questions. However, there has recently been significant progress in this area, as outlined below. ...

Manufacturing Technology - 06 November 2019

Boosting AF rates with flame thermography

Over the past 30 years the cement industry has witnessed an increasing use of alternative fuels (AF), but the amount that can be fired in the main burner is limited by different process factors. T...

Case Studies - 03 September 2019

Safety leadership – all aboard

When USA-based Thomas Concrete appointed a new president and CEO, the company gained an ambitious safety programme. With the support of DEKRA Organisational Safety and Reliability (OSR) the concre...

Environment - 04 November 2019

Shree’s sustainable path

India’s cement industry has introduced several initiatives to place it on a path towards more sustainable cement production. Shree Cement highlights the actions it has taken to integrate sustainab...

Interviews - 08 October 2019

Çimsa: building on success

Çimsa is Turkey’s leading cement exporter and the second-largest producer of white cement in the world. Building on this success, Ülkü Özcan, CEO, explains how the company is strengthening its exp...