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2022 conference volume provides latest calcium aluminate cement knowledge

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Following the International Conference on Calcium Aluminates 2022, the conference’s proceedings have been published as a 540-page volume, edited by Dr Charles Fentiman and Raman Mangabhai. This volume contains over 50 international contributions with the most up-to-date information about calcium aluminates and their unique properties. The proceedings cover a wide range of topics: new types, hydration and durability studies including blended systems, the latter are now widely used and some ...

Spotlight on the design and construction of silos in the cement and other industries

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Silos for Cement and Other Industries. Design and Construction – by BGK Murthy Material storage silos are complex structures and the internal process dynamics when loading and discharging silos affect the silo structure. Moreover, when they fail, the impact on the cement plant and its staff can be catastrophic. Therefore, the design of silo is of paramount importance, particularly when silo capacities are increasing.   In his recently published book, “Silos for Cement and O...

Key publication highlights key factors in cement plant structure design

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement Plant Structures. Structural and Civil Engineering Aspects - by BGK Murthy As cement plant sizes have increased, plant loads have become very large and as a result, cement plant designers now need to consider additional factors to build safe cement plants. In his recent book “Cement Plant Structures. Structural and Civil Engineering Aspects”, BGK Murthy, former civil and structural technical advisor at FLSmidth India, describes the critical factors to take into accou...

Essential reference explores the cement industry’s digital transformation

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

  Intelligent and sustainable cement production A new publication providing an in-depth exploration of the digital transformation of cement production with practical insights for its application has been launched. Edited by Anjan Kumar Chatterjee and published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Intelligent and Sustainable Cement Production - Transforming to Industry 4.0 Standards is the perfect place to start in terms of understanding the potential for and means of the di...