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World Cement - August 2014

World Cement - August 2014

The August issue will feature a regional report on the Latin American cement industry, comprising case studies from technology providers and an introduction to the cement sector in the Dominican Republic by the Executive Director of the Dominican Cement Producers Association. In addition, Cementos Argos, Colombia, and Domicem, Dominican Republic, outline developments at their cement facilities. The issue also looks at alternative fuels, process control and automation, pyroprocessing and more…
 

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World Cement - July 2014

World Cement - July 2014

The July issue of World Cement features our annual World Review – over 90 pages of contract and project news on a plant-by-plant, country-by-country basis. To complement the review, Paul Maxwell-Cook provides his yearly overview of international cement markets, including mergers and acquisitions, capacity expansions and supply and demand levels. In addition, the issue comprises a number of case studies on fans, waste heat recovery, domes, silos and transport, as well as cement handling equipment at ports and terminals.
 

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World Cement - June 2014

World Cement - June 2014

The June issue provides a regional report on India’s cement industry, with articles by FLSmidth, Ambuja Cements, My Home Industries Limited and Loesche India Pvt Ltd. There are also features on lime, alternative fuels, quarries, silo cleanout, air cannons and more. Don’t miss this month’s keynote article in which Rick Bohan and Paul Tennis of the Portland Cement Association, USA, discuss Portland-Limestone Cements.
 

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World Cement - May 2014

World Cement - May 2014

The May issue of World Cement contains some exciting features: a keynote article on Environmental Product Declarations for concrete by the WBCSD CSI’s Philippe Fonta, an interview with Gebr. Pfeiffer SE’s Robert Schnatz and Gerold Keune on the occasion of the company’s 150th anniversary, as well as a special report on the Brazilian cement industry. This month’s regional report focuses on Turkey and Egypt. Fayrouz Saad talks to Bruno Carré, CEO of Egypt’s Suez Cement, while Dr.-Eng Gianluca Bottacin outlines Bedeschi SpA’s projects in Turkey. The issue also includes articles on comminution and wear protection, thermal imaging, loading/unloading, bagging and packing. In addition, industry experts discuss occupational health and safety and maintenance procedures.
 

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World Cement - April 2014

World Cement - April 2014

The April issue kicks off with a keynote article by AJ Jorgenson of The Manufacturing Institute, who outlines various steps that can be taken to tackle the skills gap in the US. Training initiatives in light of current cement plant needs are also discussed later in the issue by the VDZ and Cement Performance International Ltd. We turn to North America in this month’s regional report, as Lafarge outlines modernisation plans for the Ravena plant and 3L&T Inc. present’s a corrosion protection case study at Cemex Odessa. Environmental compliance and innovation, materials handling, coolers, lubrication and additives are among the other topics covered this month. The issue also features a tour of HeidelbergCement’s Norcem Brevik plant in Norway, including an introduction to the carbon capture test projects being carried out by the plant and its partners.

Plus IEEE 2014 supplement

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World Cement - March 2014

World Cement - March 2014

The March 2014 issue of World Cement turns its attention to China and the Far East, with a regional report discussing the challenges facing the cement markets in China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea. Refractories and pryoprocessing, process control and automation, and bagging and packing are among the topics featured in this issue. This month’s magazine is packed with case studies and technical articles from companies such as PRÜFTECHNIK, Cinar, Refko Feuerfest GmbH, Refractarios Alfran, Starlinger and Arodo. Other not to be missed features include a tour of the Rauri and Suli plants at the Darlaghat site in Himachal Pradesh, India, owned by Ambuja Cements, and a keynote article by Jeremy Gregory of the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub, USA.

Plus The Cement Collection - Pyroprocessing supplement

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World Cement - February 2014

World Cement - February 2014

The February issue is jam-packed with case studies in the fields of comminution, materials handling and alternative fuels. The issue also includes features on online analysis, with articles by FLSmidth, FCT and ITECA, while a range of consultants talk us through projects carried out in Indonesia, Myanmar and Saudi Arabia. In addition, Paul Maxwell-Cook provides an insight into the cement industry in Southeast Asia – the focus of this month’s regional report, and Elkin Rodriguez Bolaño, Cementos Argos, discusses the modernisation of the company’s cement grinding plant in Surinam.

Plus The Cement Collection - Key notes supplement

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World Cement - January 2014

World Cement - January 2014

The January 2014 issue concentrates on environmental issues in the cement industry, emissions reduction, monitoring systems and materials handling, featuring articles from Solidia Technologies®, Titan America, CEM Specialties, Flowrox and Euromecc. Furthermore, the subject of silo cleaning will be covered by Jeff Jackson, Stark Excavating, and Gregg Pickering, Martin Engineering. This issue’s Regional Report takes a look at the cement industry in Russia, the CIS and CEE. The feature will include all the latest regional news, an EY report on the cement and construction markets in the Customs Union and an article by Dr Nikolai Velten, Aumund, discussing modernisation at OAO Mordov Cement facilities. Dennis R. Van Puyvelde’s Keynote article gives an overview of how carbon capture, utilisation and storage can be applied to the cement industry. The issue also features a World Cement visit to Lafarge’s Bath plant, a lime industry update and a forecast for the global cement market in 2014, provided by Imran Akram, IA Cement.

Plus The Cement Collection - Reducing emissions supplement

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World Cement - December 2013

World Cement - December 2013

The December issue focuses on comminution, from gears and lubrication to VRMs, featuring articles by UBE, Fuchs Lubritech GmbH, FLSmidth and Techinomics. This issue’s Regional Report takes a look at the cement industry in Turkey. This includes articles by Guney Arik, OYAK Cement Group, and Hakan Gurdal, Akçansa, and an overview of the cement market and ongoing infrastructure projects in the country by Paul Maxwell-Cook. The Keynote article, provided by Rick Bohan, Portland Cement Association, is not one to miss. Bohan explains how the results of research into cracking and fracture can help to optimise the cement production process. The issue also features a World Cement visit to Cemex’s Tillbury cement plant and an interview with John Midea, CEO of Resco Products, about the importance of safety in the workplace.

Plus The Cement Collection - Case studies supplement

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World Cement - November 2013

World Cement - November 2013

The key topics covered in the November issue include environment and energy efficiency, refractories and materials handling. In addition, we take a look at training, as Lafarge explains its blended learning approach and Kathryn Bellamy, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, focuses on building up a network of engineers working within the sector. This issue’s Regional Report turns to the Middle East and North Africa. This includes case studies, an analysis of market trends, as well as a preview of the 18th Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition in Jordan. ASEC Cement’s Giorgio Bodo provides the Keynote article, where he discusses the obstacles thrown up by the political upheaval in the Middle East. Last but not least, the issue also features a report on the environmental regulations facing the Chinese cement industry and an interview with Alok Sanghi, Director of Sanghi Industries.
 

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