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Learning the ropes

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Bardon Hill Quarry, UK, is just one project that has benefitted from Doppelmayr Transport Technology’s low CO 2 emission approach to quarry transport. The RopeCon® system combines ropeway technology with conventional conveying to transport large quantities of rock down to the quarry floor. By Doppelmayr Transport Technology GmbH, Austria. Bardon Hill Quarry, Leicester, is one of the UK’s oldest continuously-operated quarries Bardon Hill Quarry near Leicester, Leicestershire...

Can alternative raw material usage be better implemented?

27 January 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMBUREAU's recent webinar on '2050 ambitions and the role of secondary materials in the European cement sector' indicated how challenging it will be to meet the CEMBUREAU 2050 Carbon Neutrality Map decarbonising targets through an increased uptake of alternative raw materials (ARMs). While Europe has clear sustainable and net zero ambitions, enshrined in its Green Deal legislation, obtaining these goals has several barriers regarding the availability of materials, political challenges or so...

w&p Zement virtually accessible

18 January 2022, Published under Cement News

As part of its digitalisation drive, Austrian cement producer w&p Zement is enabling those interested in cement production can now visit three of the company’s locations using their computer or smartphone. At the heart of this step towards external transparency is innovative 3D photo technology. Visitors can also “enter” areas that are normally out of bounds during regular tours for security reasons. In addition to the tour, integrated information points provide extra information about r...

Keeping Austria’s air clean

11 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Rather than a traditional pulse-jet cleaning system, Rohrdorfer Zement opted for a state-of-the-art SWAP-based dust removal system to replace the existing kiln and raw mill electrostatic precipitator at its Gmunden plant in Austria. The system is currently under construction and scheduled to come online later this year. By CTP Team, Italy. Figure 1: from the left, the sonic wave of the SWAP cleaning system travels along the bag In 2020 Rohrdorfer Zement decided to replace the ex...

RHI Magnesita appoints new COO

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita has announced a new member of its global executive management team. Effective from 1 October 2021, Rajah Jayendran, currently head of operations Europe/CIS/Turkey, succeeds Gerd Schubert, who is preparing to retire, as c hief operations officer (C OO). Stefan Borgas, CEO of RHI Magnesita, emphasises: "Rajah Jayendran has proven in- and outside our company that he is an excellent operations manager, holding the reputation of a reliable and accurate partner. His track re...

Claudius Peters completes Schretter & Cie silo system

13 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Claudius Peters announced that one of its latest silo projects is now in commercial operation. In cooperation with our customer Schretter & Cie GmbH & Co KG, Claudius Peters has designed and realised a new silo plant that is customised to fit in the landscape at the Vils cement plant in Austria.   In the first step, Claudius Peters Projects GmbH delivered an aeroslide conveying system from the cement mill to the existing silos including state-of-the-art silo bottom aeration system...

Baumit invests in new clinker cooler

25 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Baumit's Wopfing cement plant in Piestingtal, Austria, has invested EUR5.6m in the modernisation of the plant's clinker cooler. "The new clinker cooler uses an innovative cooling system that saves us almost 20mkWh of energy per year in the cement works – 90 per cent of which is thermal energy and 10 per cent electrical energy," explains Manfred Tisch, technical director of Baumit GmbH. "This corresponds to the energy consumption of 1000 households per year." The clinker cooler typ...

A TEC to supply new preheater for Mannersdorf plant

19 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Following A TEC’s successful order for a flash dryer at Lafarge Mannersdorf , the Austrian company has been awarded a project for a new preheater at the same plant, i n cooperation with Aliacem. The order will include the supply of cyclones, including riser ducts for stage four of the double-string preheater. The new design by A TEC will reduce the pressure drop and increase preheater efficiency. The project will be realised in the upcoming winter maintenance stop in 2022.

Loesche to supply a raw material grinding plant to Mannersdorf plant

02 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Loesche received an order to supply a raw material grinding plant to the Lafarge cement plant Mannersdorf at the end of 2020. Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH (LafargeHolcim) in Austria operates the Mannersdorf and Retznei plants with a cement capacity of approximately 1.6Mta. In recent years, the customer had carried out extensive modernisations of the Mannersdorf cement plant. For example, the entire pyroprocess meets the latest standards and alternative fuels are being successfully used. La...

Lafarge Mannersdorf orders new BEUMER conveying system

23 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zementwerke GmbH in Mannersdorf, Austria, has awarded the contract for a conveying system for alternative fuels and materials to BEUMER Group. The Mannersdorf plant uses plastic waste as an alternative fuel and raw materials. However, when the old conveying system was irreparably damaged after a fire in June 2020, the company commissioned BEUMER Group to supply a new and more powerful system. The order includes two pipe conveyors, which convey the material. The first conveyor has...