International Cement Review articles tagged under : Case Studies

25 September 2017

Ensuring safe practices

Occupational health and safety is key priority for the HeidelbergCement. This is reflected by HeidelbergCement India’s efforts to instil a health and safety culture at an organisational and technical level, and the implementation of a number of initiatives to enhance employee workplace safety and reduce accident-related plant downtime. By Jamshed N Cooper and SK Tiwari, HeidelbergCement India....

04 September 2017

CBMI’s pioneering EPC journey

CBMI Construction Co Ltd has been a pioneer in the implementation of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts in the cement sector. Beginning its EPC journey in 1999, the company has continued to bui...

23 August 2017

Retrofitting Ijaci’s ID fans

In a recent project InterCement awarded Howden South America the contract to retrofit its existing kiln induced-draught fans at its Ijaci plant in Minas Gerais, Brazil. As a result the cement works was able to increa...

09 August 2017

New chapter for the OK mill

With the market trend for large-capacity plants demanding bigger and bigger mills, FLSmidth’s OKTM mill is now also available for raw grinding applications. The largest VRM for raw milling in the world, the FLSmidth ...

Curbing downtime 02 August 2017

Curbing downtime

As part of the cooler conversion at its Ste Genevieve cement plant, USA, LafargeHolcim opted for a modular precast cooler curb system to help reduce downtime during the project. This enabled the cement producer to li...

24 July 2017

Blending boost for Lesotho

In a first step towards creating a fully-fledged cement manufacturing capacity in South Africa’s neighbour Lesotho, construction materials supplier AfriSam has opened a new cement blending and packing facility in the...

Dry mix moves 18 July 2017

Dry mix moves

Following a decision to expand its product range to include ready-to-use dry mix products, Australia-based Sunstate Cement required a new dry mix plant. The project was completed as a result of close cooperation betw...

05 June 2017

Rebuilt to last

Rebuilding aging ESPs can help to significantly improve their operational efficiency and bring dust emissions back in line with statutory requirements. By Rico Chen, Sasza Chyntara, Willy Stevanus and Nga Nguyen, Tai...

30 May 2017

Union Bridge quarry replacement project

The existing quarry reserves of Lehigh Cement’s Union Bridge plant in Maryland, USA, will be depleted by the end of 2020. New reserves have been secured 7km away, near the town of New Windsor. Several options were ev...

17 May 2017

More than 'just' a new plant

Cement distribution at the new Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant of McInnis Cement in Canada has been designed with the environment in mind. Distribution by sea to one of the plant’s four terminals replaces a consider...

10 May 2017

Assisting Maryneal’s expansion

The modernisation and expansion of Buzzi Unicem’s Maryneal cement plant has enabled it to more than double capacity to 1.2Mst as well as reduce its environmental footprint. PCI Process Consultants was tasked with pro...

18 April 2017

St Marys’ conveyor clean-up

Martin Engineering devises a method to reduce conveyor carryback at St Marys Cement’s Detroit plant.

10 April 2017

Improving Malaysia’s supply

Christian Pfeiffer reports on the completion of its turnkey grinding plant project for Cahya Mata Sarawak.

23 March 2017

Co-processing MSW at Hongshuihe Cement Co

FLSmidth introduces MSW to Hongshuihe Cement.

09 March 2017

CIMAF: Tema’s new terminal

ICR and CIMAF report on a new cement terminal in Ghana as part of CIMAF's pan-African expansion.

20 February 2017

Relocating Yamama Cement

After years of planning, Yamama Cement Company has finally commenced the relocation of its cement manufacturing operations, moving production from inside the capital, Riyadh, to a new location some 80km from the city...