International Cement Review articles tagged under : Interviews

18 April 2018

The evolution of the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump

The Fuller-Kinyon® Pump is celebrating its centenary this year. On this occasion, ICR interviews FLSmidth to discover more about the history of the pump. ICR: What is the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump? The Fuller-Kinyon Pump acts as a line charger. Dry pulverised, free-flowing materials are mixed with air in the pump discharge housing, assuming a flowing, liquid-like condition. In this fluidised co...

09 April 2018

Huaxin heads for excellence

With a clinker capacity of 60Mta and a cement capacity of 90Mta, Huaxin Cement is a major player in the global cement industry. ICR spoke with Li Yeqing, CEO of Huaxin Cement, to find out more about the company’s pla...

22 January 2018

VDZ: Optimising the clinker burning process

VDZ GmbH will be delivering a presentation on the optimisation of the clinker burning process when using alternative fuels at Cemtech Middle East & Africa, held between 17-20 February 2018. Nijat Orujov, senior c...

10 January 2018

Cauldon’s six decades

Last year saw Aggregate Industries celebrate six decades of cement production at the Cauldon plant, the first dry-process cement works in the UK. Ignacio Mirasol, plant manager at Cauldon, takes us through the plant’...

Riyad Capital: Outlook for Saudi Arabia in 2018 10 January 2018

Riyad Capital: Outlook for Saudi Arabia in 2018

Riyad Capital will present its outlook for the Saudi Arabian cement industry in 2018 at Cemtech Middle East & Africa held between 17-20 February 2018 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai, UAE. Santhosh Balakrishnan,...

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 Castle, explains to IC...

Cementing a Brazilian bond 14 June 2017

Cementing a Brazilian bond

Through Cimento Apodi, a joint venture with Brazil’s Dias Branco Group and Sarkis Group, Greece-based Titan Cement has expanded its presence in South America to include Brazil. ICR spoke with Adauto Farias and Emmanu...

15 March 2017

Supplying Georgia

In partnership with LafargeHolcim, Georgia Cement Company is establishing itself in Georgia's market place and has benefitted from the best practices of the LafargeHolcim enterprise.

28 February 2017

Shifting strategy for success

In recent years, thyssenkrupp has evolved from being a stand-alone cement equipment supplier as Polysius to becoming fully integrated within the thyssenkrupp group of diversified industrial companies. As part of this...

11 January 2017

Ensuring long-term growth

Ron Henley, president of Grupo Cementos Chihuahua America, talks to ICR about recent company acquisitions and how the group now sees the US market going forward.

01 December 2016

LafargeHolcim: Hagerstown rejuvenated

LafargeHolcim anounced the completion of its modernised Hagerstown cement plant in November. ICR discusses what changes have been made at the facility and the prospects for the cement market of Maryland, USA.

05 October 2016

An Arabian tale

ICR interviews Arabian Cement's management in Egypt.

19 September 2016

Positive signs of recovery

Cembureau talks to ICR about the current trends in the European cement sector.

07 September 2016

Addressing climate change

Bernard Mathieu, LafargeHolcim's Head of Sustainability, presents a strategy for reducing CO2 emissions.

12 August 2016

Seizing opportunities

ICR interviews Juan Esteban Calle, CEO of Cementos Argos, about the company's expansion throughout Colombia, the USA and the Caribbean.

15 June 2016

Indocement awaits the "domino-effect"

ICR interviews Christian Kartawijaya, CEO of PT Indocement.