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Saving energy across the board

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

To improve its energy management and reduce fuel costs, the Turkey-based OYAK Group introduced alternative fuels (AFs) at its Denizli Çimento plant. A new fuel transport system was required and the cement producer turned to BEUMER Group for an environmentally friendly and low-energy way of conveying the AFs. By BEUMER Group GmbH & Co KG, Germany. BEUMER Group supplied and installed a single-source solution based on its pipe conveyor technology To improve energy efficiency at its...

Burning used tyres

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

One way of reducing the fossil fuel requirement in clinker production is through the use of alternative fuels (AFs). Walter Materials handling, part of the ATS Group, looks at one plant that has invested in the burning of end-of-life tyres to reduce its thermal energy costs, lower its CO 2 emissions and tackle tyre disposal issues. By Basri Ogut, Walter Materials handling, France. LafargeHolcim invested in an end-of-life tyre project at its Martres-Tolosane plant in France ...

LafargeHolcim replaces 17km-long conveyor

15 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd has completed the replacement of its 17km-long conveyor belt in an effort to reduce noise emissions. The belt was originally installed in 2004 and connects its limestone mine in India to its plant in Surma, Bangladesh. The replacement project was completed in two phases and finished on 18 April, according to Harpal Singh, project head of operations at the Surma plant. "We have finished the replacement work one day ahead of the schedule," said Mr Singh. ...

The evolution of the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump

18 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The Fuller-Kinyon® Pump is celebrating its centenary this year. On this occasion, ICR interviews FLSmidth to discover more about the history of the pump. ICR: What is the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump? The Fuller-Kinyon Pump acts as a line charger. Dry pulverised, free-flowing materials are mixed with air in the pump discharge housing, assuming a flowing, liquid-like condition. In this fluidised condition, the pulverised materials can move through a pipeline as a relatively dense column, and at l...

Wild nature and population hubs

11 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Following the successful installation of a 12.5km overland conveyor through challenging terrain at Sichuan Yadong Cement Co in Penghzhou, China, the cement producer awarded a second project for two additional overland conveyors, with an overall length of 13.7km, to BEUMER Group. This time through populated areas subject to stringent noise regulation. By BEUMER Group, Germany. The troughed belt conveyor runs through rough terrain and over unstable ground A traditional Chinese pro...

Discussions on vertical grinding and conveying

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer (GPSE), together with co-sponsor Beumer, hosted a two-day event in Johannesburg, South Africa, focussed on vertical grinding and conveying solutions for the cement industries in southern and eastern Africa. Taking place on 9-10 May 2017, invited guests were given detailed insights into modern process trends through a series of expert presentations, while lunches, a gala dinner and the relaxed surroundings of the Radisson Blue Gautrain provided ample networking opportunities. ...

St Marys’ conveyor clean-up

17 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Carryback on the return side of conveyor belts impacts on plant operations and presents avoidable safety risks. St Marys Cement’s Detroit cement plant decided to minimise, if not eliminate, carryback on its No 14 conveyor, to help improve plant operations. B y Dave Mueller, Martin Engineering, USA. Barges dock several times a week to drop off raw materials The issue of carryback clinging to the return side of conveyor belts is an ongoing battle for many industries that d...

Egypt: Aumund to supply conveying equipment for six clinker lines

11 January 2017, Published under Cement News

The Egyptian government has signed a contract with Chengdu Design & Research Institute of Building Materials Industry, part of Sinoma International Engineering, to build six clinker production lines with a capacity of 6000tpd each in Beni Suef, Egypt. Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH, in close cooperation with its Chinese subsidiary Aumund Beijing, has won the order to supply the clinker conveying equipment for the project. The identical lines will each be equipped with four BWG belt bucket e...

Conveying strengths

21 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Modern cement plants involve the movement of a wide range of materials requiring durable equipment suited to the specific application, whether it is the conveying of raw materials, fuel or final product. However, changes in materials, such as the increasing use of alternative fuels, affect the design of conveyor belts, often requiring the original design to be adapted accordingly. By ContiTech, Germany The ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group offers solutions for the entire cement production...

Elevating service life

26 September 2012, Published under Cement News

The modernisation of Lafarge’s Wössingen plant in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, included improvements on the existing belt bucket elevator to the raw mill. The intralogistics specialist Beumer was awarded a contract to supply its heavy-duty bucket elevators which offer increased conveying capacity and longer service life. Thanks to this new technology, the existing bucket elevator could be easily altered. German-based Beumer Group takes us through the project. Lafarge’s Wössingen plant,...