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IEEE Fatality and Serious Injury Prevention symposium

05 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Co-sponsored by the PCA’s Occupational Health and Safety Committee, IEEE’s Maintenance and Safety Working Group and the Cement Industry Working Committee, the first IEEE Fatality and Serious Injury (FSI) Prevention Symposium was held during the recent IEEE-IAC/PCA Technical Conference in Dallas, USA. ICR was present to report on the findings. Allen Hamblen, president and CEO of CalPortland Co (left), highlighted the need for change in safety culture during the first IEEE FSI Preven...

First for Midlothian

18 May 2016, Published under Cement News

IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference attendees will tour the first National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)-compliant kiln in the United States. Ash Grove Cement Company’s Midlothian (TX) plant modernised its pyroprocess and met NESHAP requirements by September 2014, a whole year ahead of most other US cement plants. By Jacqueline K Clark, Ash Grove Cement Co, USA. IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference delegates will visit Ash Grove Cement Co's Midlothian plant in Texas, USA - the f...

The big bash in Toronto...

19 June 2015, Published under Cement News

The 57th IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference took place on 26-30 April 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel Toronto, Canada. Building on successes of previous years and the renewed vitality in the North American cement sector, the annual IEEE cement industry conference attracted a record attendance of over 900 delegates and a large equipment exhibition. Michael McSweeney, president and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada: “Our environment and economy need a price on carb...

IEEE offers Capitol ideas

01 July 2014, Published under Cement News

The 56th IEEE-IAS PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference was held at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor (MD), near Washington, DC, USA, between 13-17 April 2014. The conference provided a timely update on the recovery of US cement demand and highlighted some of the technology advances in the sector. By Rob Roy, USA. The 56th IEEE-IAS PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference updated delegates on the status of the US cement market and industry innovations As deleg...

A new plant for a new age

15 April 2014, Published under Cement News

US cement producer Essroc is entering a landmark period as parent company Italcementi celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, followed by Essroc’s own 150th milestone in 2016. The company’s state-of-the-art Martinsburg plant is also the chosen venue for next month’s IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference site tour, where delegates will be able to view first-hand the fruits of the company’s US$650m modernisation drive, at the heart of which was the switch from wet- to dry-proce...

Preview: 2013 IEEE-IAS/PCA 55th Cement Industry Technical Conference

11 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Orlando, Florida is the venue for the 55th IEEE-IAS/PCA’s Technical Cement Industry Conference and Exhibition in 2013. Ahead of the event, the April 2013 issue of International Cement Review will present comprehensive coverage of the North American cement sector, including topical interviews with industry leaders Cary Cohrs (PCA Chairman) and Ted Richardson (IEEE’s National Chairman) . Conference venue: Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Florida, USA Suwannee Cement works, Fl...

A victim of success

09 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada’s paper on CO2 emissions reductions in the cement sector earned the company its latest accolade, winning the first prize at the 2012 IEEE-IAS/PCA meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Here John Kline and Laurent Barcelo of Lafarge Canada revisit the topic exclusively for ICR. Figure 1: the levers and their levels of magnitude in the Cement Technology Roadmap (WBCSD, 2009). Note CCS is Carbon Capture and Sequestration In 2010, the International Energy Agency (IEA) issu...

San Antonio: IEEE 2012

02 July 2012, Published under Cement News

San Antonio, Texas, was the site for the IEEE-IAS/PCA 54th Cement Industry Technical Conference held between 13-17 May 2012. Nearly a 1000 delegates listened to dozens of presentations on the state of the industry, energy saving, emissions reduction, regulatory management, greater efficiency, sustainability and safety, as well as the latest technologies. Rob Roy of ROI Economic Consulting samples the atmosphere. The IEEE-IAS/PCA industry Technical Conference in San Antonio attracted a...

St Louis: gateway to IEEE 2011

28 October 2011, Published under Cement News

St Louis, Missouri, “Gateway to the West”, was the chosen venue for the IEEE-IAS/PCA 53rd Cement Industry Technical Conference in late May. Over a thousand delegates from across North America and beyond congregated for five busy days of technical presentations, tutorials, exhibition, networking and plant tours. At a time when the industry is facing twin challenges of weak demand and tough new environmental regulations, ICR reports on this important annual event. The America’s Center ...