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Streamlining China’s cement industry

17 September 2018, Published under Cement News

With China’s cement industry due to reduce its energy use and emissions to levels set out in the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan, South Cement’s Vice Chief Engineer, Chen Yourong, looks at the technological options available to the industry to achieve the plan’s targets by 2020. By Chen Yourong, South Cement Co Ltd/CNBM Group, China. China’s policy makers have set ambitious targets to lower the domestic cement industry’s energy intensity and emissions to the atmosphere by 2020 ...

Benchmarks for the finish line

12 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Following Hans-Jorgen Nielsen’s “Ceramic Strengths” article in ICR’s June issue, Dr Michael Clark examines the potential energy-saving differences between milling systems used for cement finish grinding. Using ceramic grinding media in ball mills results in overall energy savings ICR June had an interesting article on “Ceramic strengths” by Hans-Jorgen Nielsen of LNV Technology PvT Ltd (Sinoma). The article  looked at how unit electricity consumption in cement finish grinding wi...

Less friction, less power use

22 April 2014, Published under Cement News

As cement producers look to find additional ways of cutting energy costs, different parts of the cement production process are assessed to yield further savings. One such area is equipment lubrication where a comprehensive management programme can not only lead to improved mechanical maintenance but also energy savings. By KB Mathur, Global Technical Services (GTS), India. GTS explains how good lubrication management can help keep equipment running at peak performance and reduce...