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Made to fit

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Replacing cooler grate plates with a lane unit system combines low investment with the highest efficiency in the market, as shown by a recent project in South Korea carried out by Claudius Peters. By Andre Vos, Claudius Peters Projects GmbH, Germany. Figure 1: the ETA lane unit concept explained In September 2017 Ssangyong Cement replaced the old grate cooler technology at its plant in Donghae, South Korea, with a new state-of-the-art ETA cooler from Claudius Peters. As the sayi...

LafargeHolcim: Hagerstown rejuvenated

01 December 2016, Published under Cement News

International Cement Review invited Pascal Casanova, LafargeHolcim’s regional director for North America and Mexico, and John Stull, CEO , US Cement, LafargeHolcim, to comment on the completed upgrade works to the company’s Hagerstown cement plant which has recently undergone a US$96m modernisation. Left to right: Washington County Commissioner, Wayne Keefer; Delegate Brett Wilson, State of Maryland; Washington County Commissioner Vice President, John Barr; Victoria Mock, area mana...

EPCC switches to a new era

15 August 2016, Published under Cement News

ABB recently installed an upgrade at Eastern Province Cement Company (EPCC), Saudi Arabia, adding the latest electrical infrastructure technology integrated with ABB’s 800xA automation system to enhance plant availability and reliability. By ABB, Switzerland. Eastern Province Cement Co, Al Khursaniya, Saudi Arabia, upgraded its switchgears to improve the plant's reliability and availability Eastern Province Cement (EPCC) operates its plant in Al Khursaniya, in the eastern par...

Australia: the new landscape

03 October 2012, Published under Cement News

High population growth and an increasing need for housing and infrastructure have meant that Australia’s cement market has been more closely aligned with trends more characteristic of emerging markets than a mature one. Competition remains fierce and the decisions that resident cement producers make in this period will be critical to their future success. By Marilyn Gardner,  MGardner Consultancy, Australia. Environmental improvements are high on the agenda for Australia's cement indu...