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ACC: ready for the upturn

09 April 2013, Published under Cement News

As the housing market continues to exercise drag on Florida’s economy, the state’s cement market continues to lag the rest of the US. However, with pent-up demand continuing to increase, Florida is poised to have excellent years ahead. For American Cement Company LLC (ACC), this prospect calls for additional investment and the company briefly outlines its cement works. By American Cement Co, USA. As the market recovers, ACC intends to make the necessary investments to allow for a c...

New laboratory automation system for Wotan Zement, Germany

29 November 2012, Published under Cement News

For the quality monitoring and control of their cement products, Portlandzementwerk Wotan decided to install a new laboratory automation system from ThyssenKrupp Polysius.   As from spring 2013, the POLAB ACT will replace the existing POLAB system which has been in service at the company's Üxheim plant since 1993.   In addition, a pneumatic tube dispatch station for cement is being installed at the plant.

Algeria's white present

07 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge operates a 3.5Mta cement works in Oggaz, Algeria, from where it produces not only grey cement for the western Algerian market but also white cement for domestic and overseas customers. By Ali Boumgharef, Ciment Blanc Algérien Spa (Lafarge), Algeria. Lafarge’s Oggaz works in Algeria delivers sizeable quantities of white cement to domestic and overseas customers White clinker production at Lafarge’s Oggaz plant began in July 2007 while the cement grinding unit started one ...