As white as white

Published 20 August 2018

Producing white clinker and cement requires the right raw materials and mix, the right fuel and optimal plant process conditions. JK Cement Works Fujairah explains what action it takes to keep its white clinker and cement at the highest possible standard. By Subhash Kumar Jain, JK Cement Works Fujairah (JKCWF), UAE.

JKCWF is the world’s first dual-process technology cement plant capable of

producing white cement and grey cement through the same kiln

JKCWF, a subsidiary of JK Cement Ltd (JKCL) India, is one of the leading producers of grey cement and the second-largest manufacturer of white cement in India. Set up in association with Fujairah Investment Establishment, at a cost of US$150m, JKCWF is the world’s first dual- process technology cement plant capable of producing 0.6Mta of white cement or 1Mta of grey cement, both through the same kiln. The plant was designed and supplied by Promac Engineering Industries Ltd, Bangalore, and India & Taiheiyo Engineering Corporation Tokyo, Japan. Since it began production in February 2014, it has manufactured only white clinker and cement.

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