The December issue includes a keynote article on TRIZ, illustrating how it could be used in the cement industry, together with a Regional Report on Sub-Saharan Africa featuring articles from Dangote Cement and PPC. Our technical features this month look at alternative fuels, with insight from Votorantim, refractories, materials handling and bagging and packing. There is also a special round-up of the latest Gears and Drives news, together with an article on maintaining older gears from FLSmidth MAAG Gear.
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Keynote: TRIZ: Solutions in Plain Sight
Richard P. Bohan, Portland Cement Association, USA, outlines the benefits of using TRIZ in multiple applications.
Dangote Cement: Ethiopia
D.V.G. Edwin, Dangote Cement, Nigeria.
Partnering For Sustainable Development in Rwanda
PPC Ltd., Rwanda.
Advances in the Reduction of CO2 Emissions
Alvaro Lorenz, Votorantim Cimentos, Brazil.
Alternative Fuel Solutions
Neville Roberts and Lars Jennissen, N+P Recycling, Netherlands.
Using Refractory Design to Save Energy
Jonas Oldin, Mats Eriksson and Alexia Yiakoumi, Höganäs Bjuf AB, Sweden and Peter Trane, Skamol A/S, Denmark.
Delayed Ettringite Formation and GGBFS
Selim Topbas, OYAK Bolu Cement, Turkey.
Searching for Sampling Success
John Powalisz, Sentry Equipment Corp., USA.
Maintaining Older Gear Units
Martin Baechler, FLSmidth MAAG Gear, Switzerland.
Benefits of Synthetic Gear Oils
Stefan Winkler, FUCHS LUBRITECH GmbH, Germany.
Gears and Drives Round-up
Effective Utilisation of Alternative Fuels
Thomas C. Turano, Bedeschi America Inc., USA.
Increasing Conveying Capacity
Regina Schnathmann, Beumer Group, Germany.
David Khanna, bpi.visqueen, UK.
Graham Rawlings, Concetti, Italy.
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