Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Case Studies - 15 November 2017

Minya's coal storage solution

To help meet the Egyptian rules and regulations on the storage of coal, ASEC Cement Company called on OYK Consultants to design and deliver a suitable storage solution quickly and cost-effectively. By OYK Engineering Consultants, Egypt. Erection of the steel structure at Minya’s new coal storage facility Faced with insufficient supplies of natural gas, the Egyptian government turn...

Event Reports - 20 October 2017

Powtech 2017

The Messe Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany, was host to Powtech 2017 between 26-28 September. Six exhibition halls served some 850 exhibitors, highlighting both companies and products invol...

Market Reports - 26 October 2017

India: glimmers of hope

The Indian cement sector appears to have shrugged off the impact of demonetisation but 1QFY18 figures suggest recovery will be slow. However, confidence is starting to build on the back of a pick-...

Corporate Analysis - 25 September 2017

Consolidation is the key

Recent acquisition activity in the Italian cement industry is being seen as a welcome step towards improved utilisation rates, higher pricing and better company earnings. But with the industry sti...

Tech Forum - 16 October 2017

Aspirating the kiln

Last month’s Technical Forum concluded with the following closing comments: “A sufficient supply of oxygen to the kiln is critical. Any limitations on the drawing of oxygen into the kiln or exhaus...

Manufacturing Technology - 30 October 2017

Raw material microscopy

Microscopical methods are key tools in the assessment of potential raw materials to be used in the production of high-quality cement. This month ICR considers the use of optical microscopy in the ...

Case Studies - 05 October 2017

Geometrica’s jubilee showcase

This year marks a milestone anniversary for architectural, industrial and bulk storage specialists Geometrica. Providing structures for the cement industry for 25 years, the company reflects on so...

Environment - 20 September 2017

The restoration revolution

While current environmental legislation expects the extractive industry to restore its abandoned mining areas back to their former use, it often falls short of detailed steps to achieve this goal....

Interviews - 12 July 2017

Modernising Slurry

PPC is currently undertaking a major capital investment and modernisation effort at its Slurry cement works in South Africa to create an energy-efficient production facility. Group CEO, Darryll Ca...