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Bricking Solutions INC and Brokk UK form partnership

12 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Brokk UK was set up in 2000 covering the whole of the UK and Ireland, selling Brokk demolition machines and attachments for use in the demolition/construction and nuclear industries, while also covering machine sales for use in the steel/cement and refractories sectors.   Brokk UK has 11 staff covering two depots,  the head office being in Cumbria and a service centre based in the southeast. The company offers a range of services from consultation for customers looking to purchase new...

Refratechnik Group and Höganäs Borgestad Group establish strategic agreement

09 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Refratechnik Group and Höganäs Borgestad Group have entered into a strategic agreement for the supply of refractory products. "The similar operating philosophies of both organisations aligned and resulted in an expanded range of refractory solutions for Höganäs Borgestad customers," said Höganäs Borgestad Group in a statement . The agreement underscores the desire of both companies for long-term, sustainable and mutually beneficial partnerships. Höganäs Borgestad customers will n...

Taking pyroprocessing to the next level

05 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemtech hosted its March webinar on advanced pyroprocessing and kiln control technologies this week, which provided a glimpse into the future of the carbon-neutral kiln, alongside presentations on high-temperature kiln monitoring and refractory solutions for sustainable goals. The full Advanced pyroprocessing and kiln control technologies March webinar can be watched on this link . The sun sets on cement production Davide Zampini, head of R&D at Cemex, and Dr Gianluca Ambrosetti, CEO ...

HASLE resolves Asian plant’s coating problem with alternative fuels

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

An Asian cement plant has achieved a lifetime of 36 months for the inlet chamber and riser duct with HASLE D59A. The 8000tpd cement plant, operating on coal and up to 25 per cent alternative fuel, has achieved an outstanding life of three years in its inlet chamber and riser duct using HASLE D59A. Previously, the cement plant was experiencing severe coating in the inlet chamber and riser duct. HASLE’s D59A castable is highly resistant to coating, thermal shock and abrasion. To achieve the...

Fosbel acquires Wahl Refractory Solutions LLC

27 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Fosbel has acquired Wahl Refractory Solutions LLC. Wahl Refractory Solutions, Fremont, Ohio, will now conduct business under the name Wahl Refractory Solutions, a Fosbel company.   The integration of Fosbel and Wahl Refractory secures a future of continued growth through strengthened products and services to a broader customer base.   By making a commitment to ensure Wahl’s continuing business under the Fosbel umbrella, capital investments are being made at Wahl’s manufacturing plant...

Tripling the lifetime of lining

11 January 2021, Published under Cement News

A Vietnamese cement plant has more than tripled the lifetime of the refractory lining in its cooler bull nose by using a precast modular lining from HASLE Refractories. Abrasion and alkali attacks have been reduced significantly, while the solution is also extremely resistant to coating. By HASLE Refractories A/S, Denmark. Figure 1: completed installation of HASLE precast Modular Lining in the cooler bull nose at a cement plant in Vietnam A 5000tpd cement plant in Vietnam, runni...

Hasle Refractories cuts costs for Asian cement plant

10 December 2020, Published under Cement News

An Asian cement plant has achieved a refractory lifetime of three years in its cooler take off duct using Hasle Refractories' D52A castable refractory lining. The 8000tpd cement plant is fired by coal and up to 25 per cent of alternative fuels.   This cement plant started using Hasle D52A for the first time 12 years ago. Over the years, the company has made significant material and labour cost savings as it has not required a new lining during shutdown every year. Moreover, the use of ...

Imerys set to acquire 60% stake in refractory supplier

19 August 2020, Published under Cement News

France-based Imerys has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a 60 per cent stake in Turkey’s Haznedar Group, a high-grade monolithic refractories and refractory brick manufacturer. The industrial minerals company will also have the option to purchase the remainder of Haznedar. "With this deal, Imerys will complement its current offer with basic and acidic refractory bricks and extend its industrial footprint with a competitive production base in Turkey, strategically located between...

RHI Magnesita launches new brick at Mannersdorf plant

23 June 2020, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita’s new ANKRAL LC series of refractory bricks has had its first usage in a pilot project at LafargeHolcim’s Mannersdorf facility in Austria. The bricks reuse secondary recycled materials from rotary cement kilns, without compromising the technical requirements and specifications required from the material. The materials were previously considered unsuitable for further use in the production process of magnesite bricks, because in most cases they contain a high amount of infilt...

Refractories for AF-fired kilns

22 June 2020, Published under Cement News

The use of alternative fuels (AFs) has seen increasing demand being placed upon refractories. The Siam Refractory Industry Co Ltd has developed a third-generation refractory brick especially for the coating zone of the cement kiln where coating build-ups are unstable or coating areas shift. By Pannawit Ngaochai, The Siam Refractory Industry Co Ltd, Thailand. Figure 1: MultiMag performance after 704 days of continuous operation in an 4500tpd cement kiln in Thailand (photo taken in N...