Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Manufacturing Technology - 08 August 2018

Are you ready2grind?

Flexible deployment of grinding plants with rapid installation and commissioning enables cement companies to improve their competitive edge as market requirements change and different products are needed. To meet this call for more flexible options, grinding specialists have introduced compact, mobile grinding units with very short lead times. Gebr Pfeiffer introduces us to its ready2grind uni...

Event Reports - 18 June 2018

Cementtech 2018

The 19th China International Cement Industry Exhibition was held in Chengdu between 11-13 April 2018. Over 1000 delegates attended the event, which aims ‘to lead, coordinate and serve the industry...

Market Reports - 30 July 2018

India: fast forward

India’s 425Mta cement industry, now in its 104th year of existence, plays a pivotal role not only in the country’s growth but also on the global stage. With an output of 280Mta in 2017, it is the ...

Corporate Analysis - 08 March 2018

A path towards value creation - part 2

Following on from the first part of this article (ICR February 2018/ CemNet 28 February 2018 ), McKinsey & Co establishes the four strategic levers for value creation and explains why now is an id...

Tech Forum - 04 July 2018

2048 predicted

The 30th anniversary of the first publication of International Cement Review (ICR) in July 1988 has arrived. While last month’s Technical Forum considered the major changes in the world cement ind...

Manufacturing Technology - 27 July 2018

Industry 4.0: press ‘Start’

The application of Industry 4.0 concepts and its suite of buzzwords such as ‘IoT’, ‘Digital Transformation’ and ‘Big Data’ presents challenges to a range of industries, including cement. What can ...

Case Studies - 20 July 2018

Nepal’s newest addition

The inauguration of a new 6000tpd production line saw Hongshi Shivam enter the Nepalese cement market. Plans for a second 6000tpd line are already being made. Hongshi Group, one of the joint ventu...

Environment - 18 July 2018

Bringing on the substitutes

As part of its drive to reduce its CO 2 emissions, Votorantim Cimentos is using a range of clinker substitutes to lower its clinker-to-cement ratio. As a result, around 86 per cent of its product...

Interviews - 25 July 2018

Embracing a new world

Jan Kjærsgaard, recently appointed as FLSmidth’s Cement President, shares his views on the challenges and opportunities facing the cement production industry. He discusses how FLSmidth is taking b...