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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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World Cement - October 2013

World Cement - October 2013

The October issue features a Regional Report on India and South Asia, in which Thatta Cement and Lucky Cement, Pakistan, discuss recent plant projects. The National Council for Cement and Building Materials, India, looks at environmental regulations in the country, in addition to presenting the results of a recent study into the perceptions of cement buyers. Paul Maxwell-Cook asks if it’s a new era for the Indian subcontinent as he provides an overview of current developments in the region. Don’t miss World Cement’s plant tour of Holcim’s Untervaz cement plant in Switzerland, featured in this month’s issue. The rest of the October issue is dedicated to environmental topics, such as filters, energy efficiency and dust suppression.
 

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World Cement - September 2013

World Cement - September 2013

The September issue features a Regional Report on Latin America, in which UNACEM (Peru), Cementos Argos (Colombia) and Cementos Chimborazo (Ecuador) discuss recent expansion projects. The issue also focuses on German equipment ahead of the VDZ Conference in Düsseldorf, as well as looking at auditing, benchmarking and maintenance and additives for improved performance. The issue is accompanied by the annual Bulk Materials Handling Review supplement. This includes a look at the Hope cement plant, following its transition to new owner Hope Construction Materials.

Plus Bulk Materials Handling Review 2013 supplement

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World Cement - August 2013

World Cement - August 2013

The August issue places particular focus on pyroprocessing, with articles on refractory maintenance, lime kilns, temperature monitoring and much more. This month’s Regional Report feature takes a look at Sub-Saharan Africa, including articles from PPC Ltd, Tanzania Portland Cement Company and Africa Finance Corporation. Thomas B. Gibbons discusses Waste Heat Recovery in the Keynote article, providing an overview of WHR’s current status in the cement industry. In addition, World Cement Editor Katherine Guenioui writes about Italcementi’s Calusco Plant, following a recent site visit.
 

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World Cement - July 2013

World Cement - July 2013

The July issue features the annual World Review, a country-by-country, plant-by-plant listing of projects and contracts within the global cement industry. This is introduced by a Keynote article from Paul Maxwell-Cook, who takes a look at the highs and lows experienced by the sector over the last year. The issue also features articles on fan maintenance, vertical roller mills, a turnkey project case study by Overseas Development Company of Sinoma International Engineering Co. Ltd, as well as articles on research into multi fuel compatibility and quarry reject as raw material.
 

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World Cement - June 2013

World Cement - June 2013

The June issue is the second in our Environmental Series, looking at a range of issues from alternative fuels to filter media. You can read about mercury emissions monitoring in this month's Keynote article by John Kline, and learn about A TEC and Holcim Emerging Europe’s ReduDust project in the June cover story. Brazil is the focus of the Regional Report, with articles covering developments in the construction industry, as well as the challenges and achievements faced by the country’s cement sector since the 1970s.
 

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World Cement - May 2013

World Cement - May 2013

In the May issue, readers can find articles on materials handling and storage, including product news and case studies from around the world. The issue also features articles on the lime industry, software and alternative fuels. MENA and Turkey are the subjects of this month’s Regional Report, with details of contracts and projects carried out in the area. IA Cement Ltd reports on developments in international cement trade in the Keynote article, while Cemengal discusses an alternative solution for cement grinding and packaging in this month’s Cover Story.

Plus The Cement Collection - Case Studies supplement

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