Optimising raw material control

Published 17 June 2024

Automated analysis of input materials and adjustments of input material feeders is supporting cement producers in reducing the economic and environmental impact of their operations. By Dr Michael Amrhein and Prof Dr Dominique Bonvin, Online Control Sarl, Switzerland, Dr Mathieu Antoni and Matthias Bürki, Ciments Vigier SA, Switzerland, Rajendra Mishra, Malvern Panalytical BV, The Netherlands, and Dr Murielle Goubard, Malvern Panalytical SAS, France

Ciments Vigier, Switzerland, sources both limestone and marl from a complex

quarry with transverse layers in an anticline (© Ciments Vigier)

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