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August 2015

Our regional report focuses on Latin America and Brazil’s trend towards the use of alternative raw materials. In terms of technical features, we have a range of articles on the use of alternative fuels, mills and motors, and communications at the plant, as well as a keynote on CO2 utilisation projects. This issue also includes a summary of the LafargeHolcim merger and its global ramifications.

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Keynote: Carbon Utilisation
John Kline and Charles Kline, Kline Consulting, USA, outline the various means of carbon utilisation applicable to the cement industry.

LafargeHolcim – Becoming Reality
Imran Akram, IA Cement, UK, details the creation of the world’s global market leader in cement.

Blends: Cementing Brazil’s Sustainability
Arnaldo Forti Battagin, Brazilian Portland Cement Association, and José Otávio de Carvalho, National Cement Industry Association, Brazil.

Technical Excellence and Eco-Efficiency
Silvia Vieira, Votorantim Cimentos, Brazil.

The Bigger Picture
Peter Sand, BIMCO, Denmark, provides an update on the global economy and the dry bulk industry.

Delivering Savings with Dosing
Thomas Jennewein, FLSmidth Pfister GmbH, Germany.

Co-processing Installation in Marrakech
Walter Materials Handling, France.

Putting SO2, CO2 and NOX to the Test
Tahir Abbas and Joana Bretz, Cinar Ltd, UK, and Fabio Garcia and Jun Fu, St Marys Cement Inc, Canada.

A Guide to Waste Heat Recovery
Peter Beleznay, Heatcatcher Ltd, UK.

On the Same Wavelength
Sean Fitzgerald, Motorola Solutions, UK.

The Untold Story of a Grinding Solution
Moisés R. Nunez, Cemengal.

Replica Motor for Jordan Cement Plant
Guido Wolf and Mathis Menzel, Menzel Elektromotoren GmbH, Germany.

Extending Plant Life
Richard Gagg, Ametek Land, Inc., USA.

When is a ‘Bankable’ Document Bankable?
Paul Wellings, Finance and Economics Consultant with Independent Cement Consultants.

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