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HEPHA hosts its second Refractory Monoliths Colloquium

27 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Refractory specialists HEPHA successfully hosted its second colloquium on 5 November 2015 at Lyon Confluence, France, dedicated to the theme of refractory monoliths. The range of expert contributors delivered presentations under two key sections: Temperature corrosion • An approach to an analytical method for maintenance of refractories in cement plants: 
Imed Gader, expert in cement processes and productions of HEPHA (Tunisia) • Principal wear corrosion mechanisms of refractory mate...

Magnesita and ACIS announce agreement for global cement greenfield projects

02 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Magnesita Refratários SA, a publicly-traded Brazilian corporation dedicated to mining, production and sales of refractory materials and industrial minerals, announced an agreement with ACIS, a cement maintenance and operations service company based in China and Saudi Arabia.  Under the agreement ACIS will expand its service offering with Magnesita’s refractory products in support of global cement greenfield projects. ACIS and Magnesita will target Chinese cement Original Equipment Manufact...

RHI wins order at Lafarge Exshaw works

22 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Austrian refractory materials maker RHI AG has been awarded a supply contract for around EUR10m from Lafarge for its plant in Exshaw, western Canada. Under the contract, RHI will deliver material for the expansion of the plant.

Calderys announces Indonesian joint venture

02 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Refactory solutions specialists Calderys has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Indonesian refractory manufacturer PT Indoporlen. Calderys, a subsidiary of Imerys of France, has been a partner of PT Indoporlen during over 30 years of service to the cement, tin, nickel, steel, aluminium and fertiliser industries (with Calderys known prior to 2005 as Lafarge Refractories). The JV was signed with Calderys as the majority shareholder and PT Indoporlen’s founding Halim family as the le...

HASLE Refractories opens India subsidiary

04 March 2013, Published under Cement News

HASLE Refractories A/S, former FLSmidth company, has established a subsidiary in Hyderabad, India. HASLE Refractories India Pvt Ltd will be headed by Mr Sumanta Mukhopadhyay, who has more than 20 years of experience in industry. Harpreet Singh, former agent for HASLE Refractories in India, has been designated as group senior advisor with special tasks in the Middle East. Owner of HASLE Refractories Mr Michael Bladt, Denmark, was at the opening of the office in Hyderabad in India, an...

RHI increases earnings again in the third quarter of 2012

08 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Revenues of refractories specialist RHI Group increased by 7% in the third quarter of 2012 in comparison to the same quarter of 2011 and amounted to €459.9m. While revenues in the Steel Division dropped by 3.7% in a market environment still characterized by uncertainty, the Industrial Division recorded growth of 25.8% as some major projects were delivered. The operating result of the third quarter was up 28.3% on the comparable period of 2011 and amounted to €50.3m, thus again exceeding th...

ANH Refractories revamps cement division

06 September 2012, Published under Cement News

ANH Refractories is launching a revamped range of products for the cement manufacturing sector following a period of intensive testing and research. The American owned company says its subsidiary, ANH Refractories Europe now manufactures and distributes its comprehensive range of refractory products for cement kilns from its Bromborough UK plant to customers worldwide.?  ANH Europe managing director Peter Rooney said the aim is to simplify customers’ product selection process and drive...

Höganäs Bjuf appoints new head of cement division, Sweden

28 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Jonas Oldin has been appointed Business Manager Cement at Höganäs Bjuf AB´s head office in Sweden effective August 20th 2012. He succeeds Erik Olsen who will take on other responsibilities until his retirement next year.   Jonas Oldin has been Market Manager Foundry at Calderys Corporate Group since 1996, and has a long experience of the refractory business. He also holds a university degree in engineering and finance. “I am very pleased that Jonas will join Höganäs Bjuf AB. His experienc...

Resisting refractory wear

27 February 2012, Published under Cement News

As a leading supplier of global refractories, Refratechnik Cement is always aware of new trends that may impact on refractory lifetime. It is constantly developing its products to adapt to chemical and thermal attacks in various parts of the pyroprocessing line, including all sections of the kiln, cyclones, precalciner and cooler. Stefan Schwarz of Refratechnik Cement GmbH, Germany, describes the issues at stake. Figure 1: alkali crucible test with K 2 CO 3 (1100 o C) Silicon c...