The November 2014 issue of World Cement is jam packed with case studies from industry experts, international technology providers and cement producers. Topics covered include pyroprocessing, process control and automation, materials handling, crushing, grinding and additives, as well as health and safety. Egypt’s Suez Cement and Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement feature in this month’s regional report on the Middle East and North Africa, while FRITZ & MACZIOL and Cimat write about a logistics optimisation project. Don’t miss the Keynote article in the November issue, in which Steve Minshall, Ash Grove Cement Company, discusses the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
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Keynote: Complying With Chemical Classifications
Steve Minshall, CIH, CSP, Ash Grove Cement Company, USA, talks through the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals as it applies to Portland cement.
Committing to Environmental Improvements
Suez Cement Group of Companies, Egypt.
Expansion Projects at Najran Cement
Muayad Matar, Najran Cement Company, Saudi Arabia.
Sabine Maier, FRITZ & MACZIOL, Germany, and Rachid Lahbara, CIMAT.
19th Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition
A preview of the exhibition and conference papers lined up for AICCE19, which will take place on 11 – 13 November 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco.
Cover Story: In Tune With The Times
Stefan Siegel and Thomas Walther, Siemens AG, Germany.
Migration: Addressing The Key Questions
KIMA Automatisierung GmbH, Germany.
Natural Gas Co-Firing With Alternative Fuels
Syed Suhail Akhtar and Eric Ervin, Manufacturing Performance Center, Holcim (US) Inc., and Shan Raza and Tahir Abbas, Cinar Ltd, UK.
Preventing Brick Hydration
Kamol Tanchotikul, Nichapat Patchararungruang, Thanapa Wongwichakorn and Suchaya Amornkittimatee, Siam Refractory Industry Co., Ltd, Thailand.
Improving Brick Performance
Ma Shulong, Li Yanjing, Gao Changhe, Zhang Jili, Zhan Huasheng, Feng Yunsheng and Li Ping, Beijing Tongda Refractory Technologies Co. Ltd, China.
Moveable Anchor Systems
Silicon, the Netherlands.
Magnesia-Spinel Brick for Severe Environmental Conditions
Eduardo M. Reis and Wagner M. Silva, Magnesita.
Adapting to Complex Configurations
Gildas Chauvel, HGH Infrared Systems, France.
Melanie Saxton, Geometrica, Inc., USA.
Raw Materials Handling, Storage and Homogenisation
Saswat Kumar Sahu, Tenova TAKRAF, India.
Appropriate Dosing of Chromate Reducers
Dr Armin Schneider, KRONOS INTERNATIONAL, Inc., KRONOS ecochem, Germany.
Dedusting the Cement Industry
J. Bogerd, Mapei SpA, Italy.
Chemical Activation of Flyash Cements
Josephine Cheung, Riccardo Stoppa and Richard Sibbick, W. R. Grace, USA.
Coal Milling Upgrade in Nigeria
Jean-Roch Licari, SNEF Group, Romania.
Prioritising Employee Health
Steve Tagg, Human Resources Director at Aggregate Industries, Europe.
Effective Hand Protection
Mark Mastrangelo, Polyco, UK.
Zinc Industry Byproduct for Gypsum Substitute
M. M. Ali, S. K. Agarwal and Ashwani Pahuja, National Council for Cement and Building Materials, and T. N. Suresh Kumar, Binani Zinc Limited, India.
Regional Report Fact Sheet