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The benchmark cooler

12 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The Best Available Techniques CO2 emissions benchmark reference of 2900-3300kJ/kg clinker now applies to new cement plants. The component with the highest potential for savings within the clinker production process is the clinker cooler. Claudius Peters demonstrates how to utilise this potential based on references including Lafarge, Holcim, Anhui Conch and one of its latest projects for Najran Cement. By Ulrich Mrowald, Claudius Peters, Germany. Claudius Peters’ ETA cooler has been d...

Nurturing today, for tomorrow

07 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Binani Cement‘s sustainability initiatives have always been a part of the company’s culture and business, and its tagline “For generations to come” reflects a commitment to nurturing the present and protecting the future. By P Acharya, Binani Cement, India. Binani’s 4.8Mta cement plant at Binanigram, Rajasthan, India, has introduced various measures to improve its sustainability track record Binani Cement Ltd (BCL) is the flagship subsidiary of Binani Industries Ltd (BIL), pa...

Thinking ‘inside the box’

24 September 2012, Published under Cement News

The increased size of preheaters and pyrolines has significant repercussions for the clinker cooler element of the cement production stage. Clinker coolers often need to be modified or changed when expansion projects could lead to potential bottlenecks. To ensure stable and efficient clinker cooling at UltraTech’s Grasim South cement plant, FLSmidth retrofitted a Cross-Bar™ cooler which has enabled the Indian cement producer to increase capacity while reducing downtime and improving energy s...

Big coolers, big challenges

07 March 2012, Published under Cement News

With an annual cement consumption of about 1.85bnt, China is by far the world´s largest cement market. This has created a demand for high-capacity clinker lines similar to those procured by the Anhui Conch Cement Company in autumn 2009 for its Wuhu and Tongling plants. While two lines have been erected and exceed their 12,000tpd design capacity, the third one is due to start up in April 2012. For the coolers of these new lines, Anhui Conch turned to Germany-based IKN. Dr Daniel Strohmeyer an...