Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Tech Forum - 11 December 2018

Mitigating acid gas emissions

In this month’s Technical Forum, Dr Michael Clark examines acid gas emissions from cement kilns. Understanding harmful acid gas emissions, such as hydrogen chloride, is required before investing in mitigation strategies. Before investing in new raw material quarries, a better understanding of acid gas emissions is required Emissions from cement kilns are a growing focus of environ...

Event Reports - 04 December 2018

Creating a voice

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) met for its first AGM and symposium at the Corinthia Hotel, London, UK, on Friday, 23 November 2018. With leading CEOs, sustainability, logistics,...

Market Reports - 19 November 2018

Deep into the Saudi down-cycle

Saudi Arabia’s cement industry has faced a challenging few years as construction activity decreased following a more cost-conscious government budget. However, while many positive steps have been ...

Corporate Analysis - 18 October 2018

Turkey’s overseas view

The Turkish cement industry has seen its export volumes rise from year on year, making it Europe’s largest cement exporter and the third-largest in the global rankings. Key exporters include Batiç...

Tech Forum - 22 October 2018

Electrical opportunities

In this month’s Technical Forum, Dr Michael Clark examines the importance of a stable and reliable electricity supply. As one of the leading expenses of cement plant operation, it is essential to ...

Manufacturing Technology - 26 November 2018

Sulphate in clinker

The amount of sulphate (SO 3 ) varies widely in cement clinker. Arthur Harrisson discusses the sources of SO 3 and its impact on clinker composition. Figure 1: relationship between the con...

Case Studies - 28 November 2018

Mission accomplished

Last year saw the successful completion of ACC’s new 9000tpd clinker line at its Jamul works in India, expanding capacity at the plant by 3Mta. With stringent design criteria and timelines, main s...

Environment - 27 November 2018

Achieving AF and NOx goals

With reducing fuel costs and sustainability in mind, Brazilian producer Cimento Nacional is persistently striving to implement innovative methods to increase alternative fuels (AF) utilisation whi...

Interviews - 28 November 2018

Let noble thoughts come

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd is one of India’s leading cement producers. ICR speaks with the CEO, Mahendra Singhi, about the company’s ambitions and its drive to develop a sustainable business. ...