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August 2018

The August issue of World Cement includes a regional report on the Latin American cement industry, including an in-depth look at the region’s largest markets from our editor, Jonathan Rowland. Technical articles cover clinker cooling, milling, motors, emissions reductions, and dust control, among others. We also feature a plant tour of Bamburi Cement’s new grinding plant in Kenya.

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In Search of Some Good News
Jonathan Rowland, World Cement Editor, provides an overview of Latin America’s cement industry.

Optimising Brazil’s Petcoke Supply Chain
Glaucio Roland discusses the necessary considerations when producing and exporting petcoke in Brazil.

A Cooperativa Project
Gregor Baumeister, BEUMER Group, discusses the implementation of a new packaging line in Mexico.

Learning to Love Waste
José Méndez, Geocycle Colombia, discusses a campaign to promote the collection and co-processing of waste.

The Right Technology
Vladimír Slíva, Schenck Process Europe, discusses the installation of a new kiln bypass dust conveying and feeding system.

Masterful Motors
Mathis Menzel, Menzel Elektromotoren, discusses the importance of installing quality motors for lasting efficiency.

Innovative Efficiency
Peter Svartsjö, ABB, discusses the optimal use of motors.

A Tale of Two Heat Exchangers
Mogens Fons and Firat Aslan, Fons Technology International, explain how to boost pyroprocessing efficiency with a case study from the Nuh cement plant in Turkey.

Defeat the Dust
John Rennockl, Parker Hannifin, discusses upgrade and improvement options for dust collectors.

The Art of Emissions Monitoring
Bill Freed and Marta Biarnes, E Instruments International, explain the criteria for selecting emissions monitoring and sampling instrumentation.

Hitting the Dust Reduction Target
Marco Bertorelle, Bedeschi, surveys options for dust reduction during the loading of clinker and cement.

Keeping Dust at Bay
Bertram Pischke, Herding Filtertechnik, discusses the increasing importance of dust collection and filtration systems.

Ensuring Mill Efficiency
Osama Aly Ahmed discusses the common problems of mill grinding and grinding theory techniques.

Added Value in Innovation
José Roda, Vidmar Group, discusses a new solution for the continous manufacturing of corrugated/flat fibre cement sheets for the construction industry.

Eco-Cement the Belite Way
Abhishek Kumar Rai, Praseeja Shankaran, S.P. Pandey, and P.K Tripathy, Dalmia Cement Research Centre, discuss the study of high belite cement production.

A Growing Industry
Susan Maingi, Bamburi Cement, discusses the growth of cement production in the East Africa, including the construction of a new cement grinding plant at the company’s Nairobi plant.

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