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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.


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Keynote: The Fact Behind the Fiction – Fracture Science on the Micro
Rick Bohan, Portland Cement Association, USA.

Cemex Tilbury Plant
Katherine Guenioui, World Cement Editor, reports.

Turkey: Towards 2023
Paul Maxwell-Cook.

Leading the Way
Hakan Gurdal, Akçansa, Turkey.

10 Years of Growth
Guney Arik, OYAK Cement Group, Turkey.

Team Approach to Turkish Project
Gianluca Bottacin, Bedeschi SpA, Italy.

Building Safety into the Fabric of an Organisation
World Cement interviews John Midea, CEO of Resco Products.

Modular VRM Concept
Yasuhiro Shigemoto, Hirofumi Kasai and Tatsuya Hinauchi, UBE, Japan.

Environmental Benefits of New Coal Milling Technology
D. Gary Madden, COO, Techinomics, USA.

New Technology for Largest South African Cement Producer
Dipeen Dama, Niru Govender and Frikkie van Zyl, PPC Group, RSA, and Markus Kuckart and Joel Leloux, Magotteaux International SA, Belgium.

Anti-Ageing Gear Units
Per Lykkebæk Larsen and Simon Pedersen, FLSmidth MAAG Gear, Switzerland.

New Advancements in Open Gear Lubrication
Klaus Holz, Fuchs Lubritech GmbH, Germany.

Plant Drive Systems
Christoph Krossing, Vakoma, Germany.

On-Demand Solutions
Ejler Hartvig, Training Manager, FLSmidth Institute.

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