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World Cement - April 2013

World Cement - April 2013

The April issue takes a look at North American technical innovations, from fall prevention from cement road tankers to meeting emissions standards. Other topics include SNCR/SCR projects, automation and monitoring systems, materials handling and wear protection. The issue features plant stories and project advice from a range of countries, such as Thailand and India. Robert Steininger provides an overview of software developments in the cement industry in this month’s Keynote Article. In addition, you can find an interview with FLSmidth MAAG Gear CEO Simon Jensen on the occasion of the company’s centenary.

Plus The Cement Collection - Reducing Emissions supplement

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World Cement - March 2013

World Cement - March 2013

The March issue includes a lead feature on ‘Refractory Management’, with articles covering refractory lining, installation, solving failures and thermal scanning. Consultants answer some questions on pressing issues for the cement industry in a special Q&A, while other features take a look at grinding aids and cement additives, as well as the use of nanotechnology in the construction industry. This month’s Keynote article comes from JAMCEM’s Mark Mutter, who weighs up the comparative advantages of ball mills and vertical roller mills for cement grinding. Finally, Paul Maxwell-Cook provides an overview of the cement industry in China in this month’s Regional Report.

Plus The Cement Collection - Grinding supplement

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World Cement - February 2013

World Cement - February 2013

The principle focus of the February issue is ‘Materials Handling: Quarry to Kiln’. This includes articles on a range of topics, from chains and conveyors to case studies from around the world. Developments in burner technology are also discussed, with technical articles from Dynamis, Unitherm Cemcon and FCT Combustion. This month’s regional report takes a look at Southeast Asia, examining cement demand, pricing, input costs and future trends in both the large cement producing nations such as Thailand and Indonesia, as well as the smaller producing countries such as Laos and Myanmar. In addition, this month’s keynote article by Dirk Lechtenberg of MVW Lechtenberg & Partner, which reviews the handling and storage of alternative fuels, is not to be missed.  

Plus The Cement Collection - Pyroprocessing supplement

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World Cement - January 2013

World Cement - January 2013

This month sees the first of World Cement’s ‘Special Environmental Issues’, opening with an article from CEMBUREAU’s Koen Coppenholle discussing EU legislation in relation to the cement industry. The rest of the issue goes on to look at a variety of topics, ranging from mercury emissions, to SCRs, to innovations with microalgae. The issue will also include the final installment of the PCA’s trilogy of articles on NESHAP. January’s ‘Regional Report’ focuses on Russia and the CEE, including case studies, an in-depth view of the Polish cement market, as well as the impact of changes in construction activity throughout the region.
 

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World Cement - December 2012

World Cement - December 2012

The last issue of 2012 focuses on comminution, covering topics such as VRMs, wear resistance, drives and gears, as well as case studies on improving grinding efficiency. December’s regional report discusses the cement industry in the emerging markets, with an overview of the construction and opening of a new 1 million tpa plant in Turkmenistan. In addition, the issue includes articles about the potential use of solar energy in Turkey and how local water shortages were overcome in India.
 

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World Cement - November 2012

World Cement - November 2012

This month’s issue takes burners as its focus, as well as including technical articles on issues ranging from white cement production, to advanced cement mixes and storage solutions. The monthly regional report turns to the Middle East and North Africa. In addition to a detailed overview of the state of the cement industry in the region’s markets, ASEC Cement and the Libyan Cement Company discuss the obstacles that must be overcome when working in challenging environments.
 

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World Cement - October 2012

World Cement - October 2012

The October issue is the third of our ‘special environmental issues’ this year. Expect articles looking into filter bags, dust control and emissions standards, as well as others that explore both waste heat and lead recovery. This month’s regional report focuses on India and Pakistan, with articles covering the achievements and expansion of companies in the region, as well as an in-depth overview of India’s cement industry. Additionally, Eliot Morton of Cement Focus Asia provides an insight into the wider Asian cement industry in advance of the inaugural Cement Focus Asia Conference in Singapore.
 

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World Cement - September 2012

World Cement - September 2012

The September issue focuses on ‘Enhancing Performance’. It takes a look at topics such as fan efficiency, benchmarking, training, maintenance and spare parts. This month’s regional report gears up for the FICEM-APCAC Conference in Costa Rica, with articles covering the Latin American market and case studies of projects carried out throughout the region, including Honduras, Colombia and Ecuador. In addition, Paul Maxwell-Cook asks how German equipment suppliers are coping with the economic downturn in Europe. In addition to the September issue, this month sees the publication of the annual Bulk Materials Handling Review. This contains a range of articles on the following topics: Bagging and Packing; From Ship to Shore; Crushing in Quarries; Storage Solutions; Silo Cleanout; and Moving Materials.
 

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World Cement - August 2012

World Cement - August 2012

This month’s issue focuses on pyroprocessing, including topics such as refractories, precalciner technology, burners, fuels and chromate reduction. In addition, the August issue features articles on protecting against wear and the launch of a biodegradable cement bag. This month’s regional report takes a look at Sub-Saharan Africa, providing an overview of the cement market, Indian equipment in the area and the possible use of supplementary cementitious materials in concrete production.
 

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World Cement - July 2012

World Cement - July 2012

This month’s issue is the annual World Review, which provides information about new projects, upgrades and expansions on a plant-by-plant, country-by-country basis. Paul Maxwell-Cook introduces the World Review with a whistle-stop tour of the latest news and reports from across the global cement industry. The July issue also features articles on automation solutions and shipping reform, in addition to plant case studies.  
 

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