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Cement additives supporting carbon neutrality

27 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement producers are reducing the clinker content in cement as one way of achieving their goals of carbon-neutral cement production. The use of chemical additives to the cement can support these efforts. By Paolo Forni and Emanuele Gotti, MAPEI Spa, Italy. Grinding additives can lower the dosage of the concrete admixture significantly, while maintaining slump (© MAPEI Spa) To achieve carbon neutrality goals by 2050, reducing the clinker content of cement offers an effective, fa...

Grinding for green goals

23 January 2024, Published under Cement News

As a key decarbonisation path, the research and application of low-carbon cement grinding technology and equipment can help reduce power consumption and improve clinker quality. Research by Sinoma International Engineering Co (China) reveals how to improve the grinding efficiency of bed comminution and separator efficiency while achieving low system resistance and optimal particle classification. By Chuanjie Song, Hefei Cement Research & Design Institute Co Ltd and Anhui Key Laboratory of Gr...

Cemtech Live Webinar: Grinding technologies and solutions for modern cements

19 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Live Webinar: Grinding technologies and solutions for modern cements Date: Wednesday, 7 February  2024 Time: 14:00 UK Register for free:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EaMU1QtfT4i9iyOKkXkMaQ With cement types and specifications experiencing constant innovation, this webinar looks at the importance of selecting the right grinding equipment, tailored to your requirements, and understanding the role played by additives and lubricants to help improve grinding ef...

FIDEtechnology prepares for industrial scale-up

08 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Pioneering start-up FIDEtechnology, dedicated to decarbonising the construction industry, proudly announced the sale, installation, and successful operation of its first Prototype at the Construction Materials Laboratory at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. FIDEtechnology has invented, engineered and patented a new design concept, the FIDE Low Carbon (LC) Grinding Mill, which promises to disrupt the EUR50bn global industrial grinding mill market and l...

Polpaico suspends Quilicura grinding operations

09 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Chile-based Cemento Polpaico will temporarily suspend operations at its grinding plant in Quilicura and transfer these to the Cerro Blanco plant in Til Til. The step is part of the company redistributing its production capacity nationwide due to corporate and operational restructuring, which is expected to be completed in the 1H24. The process will also seek greater logistical efficiencies and improved competitiveness. In addition, Cemento Polpaico will also integrated its subsidiaries...

JK Lakshmi Cement to invest INR2.25bn in Surat expansion

06 November 2023, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement announced it will be spending INR2.25bn (US$27m) to expand its Surat plant in Gujarat, India. Cement capacity at the plant will be increased by 1.35Mta by setting up an additional grinding unit, the company said. The project is expected to be completed within two years and will see the doubling of existing capacity. It will be financed through a mix of term loans and internal accruals.

Grinding terminals

16 May 2023, Published under Cement News

The installation of grinding plants for the milling of cement and blastfurnace slag has rapidly increased in recent decades. With this shift in investment, there has been greater demand for flexible and compact grinding systems, ideally near raw material sources and often in remote areas. By Caroline Woywadt, Gebr Pfeiffer, Germany. Figure 1: MVR duty series, indicating ready2grind plants and grinding terminals For decades vertical roller mills (VRMs)have been in use in the ceme...

Going Green in Dubai

06 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Green Cement Factory LLC (GCF), a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Shun Shing Group, commenced commercial operations of its greenfield slag grinding plant in March 2021. The new 1Mta state-of-the-art facility is based in the Dubai Industrial City, UAE, and supplies the domestic construction sector with premium sustainable products.  Green Cement Factory, Dubai Industrial City, UAE, is equipped with four 4000t drive-through silos to store and prepare the company’s product range for dis...

Hallett Construction Materials awards ball mill grinding order

03 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Australian construction materials supplier Hallett Construction Materials Pty Ltd has award the contract for a complete grinding circuit at its Port Augusta cement plant in South Australia to Christian Pfeiffer. The grinding system includes a 5.0m diameter x 16.25m ball mill and a QDK T 250-Z high-efficiency sepator as core equipment, along with auxiliary equipment and conveying systems. The grinding unit will produce 84tph slag cement that will be used for refilling of old mining stocks....

Shree Cement plans new 3Mta unit in Karnataka

29 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement is planning to set up a cement grinding and bagging unit with a capacity of 3Mta at Doddaballapur in the Bengaluru Rural district of Karnataka. The project will extend over 70 acres of land. In May 2021, the project was approved by State High Level Clearance Committee (SHLCC), and Shree Cement is now awaiting for environmental clearance for the project. The contractor and suppliers are still being finalised. The company expects to start work on the project by the third quart...